Monthly Archive: March 2019

Mar 19

Tombstone Tuesday–Wilhelm C. & Ferdinand Bienz

This is the tombstone bearing the names of two brothers, Wilhelm C. and Ludwig Eberhard Ferdinand Bienz, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. Wilhelm C. Bienz is inscribed on the east side and his brother Ludwig Eberhard “Ferdinand” Bienz’s name is inscribed on the west side of the monument.

Mar 15

Willshire News, 1904

What was going on in Willshire, Ohio, in 1904? I am still going through the 5 May 1904 edition of the Willshire Herald that my great-grandfather Louis J. Schumm saved. I have so enjoyed going through this paper and I hope others also find it as interesting as I do. Today, more items from that 1904 newspaper.

Mar 12

Tombstone Tuesday–Walter Bienz

This is the tombstone of Walter Bienz, located in Zion Lutheran Cemetery Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:Son ofA.J. & P.C. BienzDied May 19, 1890Aged 2D

Mar 08

Willshire, 1904

Today, more items from the 5 May 1904 edition of the Willshire Herald that my great-grandfather Louis J. Schumm saved.Willshire was a thriving village in 1904, with quite a few businesses and many services offered. Below are more of those who advertised in this newspaper.

Mar 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Wilhelm Andrew Neubrecht

This is the tombstone of Wilhelm Andrew Neubrecht, located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

William Andrew
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NEUBRECHT

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