Category Archive: Pflueger

May 31

Johann Christian Pflueger

All in all, I was fairly successful in researching the Pflueger branch of my family, thanks in part to the records of Zion Lutheran Schumm. Those records told me the most important thing I needed to know in order to research an ancestor back in Germany—his town of origin. Those church records told me that …

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May 28

Tombstone Tuesday–J. Christian Pflueger

This is the tombstone of J. Christian Pflueger, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruht in Gott J. Christian Pflueger geb. den 12 Mai 1781 gest. den 28 Mar 1877 Alter 95 Jahre, 10 Mo, 16 Ta “Here rests in God, J. Christian …

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May 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Michael G. Pflueger

This is the tombstone of Michael G. Pflueger, located in row 6 of Greenbriar Cemetery, Willshire Township, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Michael G. Pflueger Died 1 Jul 1903 Aged 79 y, 1 m, 13 d Gone but not forgotten There is also a flagstaff near his marker that is inscribed: GAR …

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May 14

Tombstone Tuesday–Maria C. Pflueger

This is the tombstone of Maria C. Pflueger, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. In addition to Maria’s name the names of five of her children are inscribed on the four sides of the marker. The front of the marker has the names of Maria C. and her …

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Feb 19

Tombstone Tuesday–Abraham Pflueger

This is the tombstone of Abraham Pflueger, located in row 11 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Abraham Pflueger 1853-1936 According to Abraham Pflüger’s death and burial record at Zion Lutheran Schumm, Abraham was born 5 March 1852 in Willshire Township, Van Wert County.  He died 5 June …

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