Category Archive: Germann

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

Feb 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Ernest G. Dietrich

This is the tombstone of Ernest George Dietrich, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: WE SHALL MEET AGAIN Ernest G. Dietrich Gest den 20 Juli 1905 Alter 41 J, 11 T Ernest G. Dietrich, died 20 July 1905, aged 41 years, 11 days. Christened …

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Jan 29

Tombstone Tuesday–Johann Dietrich

This is the tombstone of Johann Dietrich, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Heir Ruhet in Gott Joh Dietrich Geboren Den. 13 Oct. 1860 Gestorben Den. 30 Marz 1903 Here rests in God, Joh Dietrich, born 14 Oct 1860, died 30 March 1903. “Johann” …

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Jan 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Sophie Dietrich

This is the tombstone of Sophie Dietrich, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Sophie DIETRICH Dec. 25, 1866 Sept. 20 1945 Anna Maria Sophia “Sophie” Dietrich was born in Willshire Township, Van Wert County, Ohio, on 25 December 1866. She was the daughter of …

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Jan 18

1937 Germann Reunion Minutes

Last week I shared some information from the booklet, Germann Family Record, Vol. 1, No. 1, published in January 1939. I have copies of the first two issues but I do not know how many others were published. Their purpose was to provide Germann family history, information, and notifications of vital family events. This first …

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