Category Archive: Germann

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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Jul 10

A Wedding Celebration

This is a nice photo postcard of a wedding dinner. The guests are in the middle of the meal. Their plates are full and one man can be seen passing a dish of food to another. Besides being an interesting photo, taken from an unusual perspective, I like it because it was not raining and …

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Jun 12

A Double Wedding

I have fairly large photo scanning project in the works but unfortunately I am not making a whole lot of progress on it. It is a box of old photos that belonged to Viola and Edna Germann, “The Germann Collection.” Their parents were Stephen E. and Rosina (Schumm) Germann. Rosina’s parents were J. Frederick and …

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Sep 05

This & That

Everyone seems to agree that this summer has gone by too quickly. And I agree with those who also say that time goes faster as you get older. Why is that? At any rate, it has been a fun and busy summer. In addition to the reunions, birthday parties, and our Holmes County trip, I …

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May 06

Tombstone Tuesday–Emma Germann

This is the tombstone of Emma Germann, located in row 11 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: EMMA GERMANN 1907-1917 Emma Germann was born 14 January 1907 in Harrison Township, Van Wert County, the daughter of Friederick “Fred” C. and Clara C.M. (Pflueger) Germann. [1] [2] I found …

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