Category Archive: Germann

Sep 30

More Photos with George M. Schumm

Here are a few more photos from what I like to refer to as the Germann Collection–a collection of old family photos that once belonged to sisters Edna and Viola Germann. Edna (1896-1997) and Viola (1900-2001) were the daughters of Stephen E. and Anna Elizabeth “Rosina” (Schumm) Germann. Edna and Viola were the granddaughters of …

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Sep 16

Schumm-Schinnerer California Wedding, 1901

A Schumm/Schinnerer wedding would not have been that unusual around the Schumm, Ohio, area in 1901, but you would not expect to hear of one in Long Beach California. But there was one such wedding and the couple was originally from Schumm. These are photos from the Germann Collection—a collection of old family photos that …

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Aug 23

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob B. Germann

This is the tombstone of Jacob B. Germann, located in row 2 of the Evangelical Protestant Cemetery, Ohio City, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Jacob B. 1850-1926 1 Cor. 15. 12-23 GERMANN Jacob Germann was born 4 September 1850, the son of Peter and Catherine/Katherine (Dietrich) Germann. It appears that his parents Peter and Catherine …

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Aug 16

Tombstone Tuesday–Sophia (Becher) Germann

This is the tombstone of Sophia (Becher) Germann, located in row 3 of the Evangelical Protestant Cemetery, Ohio City, located on German Church Road, Harrison Township, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Sophia Ehefrau von J.B. Germann 1855-1920 GERMANN Text: 1 Tim. 6, 12 Translation: Sophia, wife of J.B. Germann, 1855-1920, GERMANN. Sophia …

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Aug 14

Amalia (Backhaus) Schumm (1859-1948)

This is another photo from what I call The German Collection, a group of family photos that sisters Edna and Viola Germann once had. I am in the process of scanning the collection and fortunately many of the photos are labeled. This photo is labeled “Aunt Amelia Schumm, La Porte, Indiana.” Amalia K. (Backhaus) Schumm, …

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