Category Archive: Scaer

Jun 14

Scar Memorial Plaque

A few months ago, while visiting my Aunt Esther and Uncle Al, my mom’s sister and her husband, I noticed this nice plaque on their wall. My Aunt Esther said that it belonged to her mother, Hilda (Scaer) Schumm (1895-1997), who is also my grandmother, but I do not recall ever seeing it.

Apr 28

Schlemmer School–Public School District 7, Monroe Twp, Allen Co, Indiana

About a year ago I wrote about my Grandma Schumm’s 1900 and 1902 school souvenir books from the one-room school she attended– Schlemmer School, District 7 Public School, Monroe Township, Allen County, Indiana. [1] Thanks to Kristy K for providing me with a photo of Schlemmer School. Kristy is the great-granddaughter of Peter Shie, who …

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Jun 03

Old Photos of Sisters Hilda & Edna Scaer

Wednesday I went over to visit Mary, my first cousin once removed. We spent the afternoon talking and had a wonderful visit. She had invited me over to look at some old family photos. Of course I am always eager to learn more about the family and scan old family photos. Mary and I share …

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Mar 11

1900 & 1902 Souvenir Books, District 7 Public School, Monroe Twp, Allen Co, Indiana

Some time ago I posted photos of Jacob Miller Jr’s 1897-1898 Wild Cat School Souvenir Book. [See Wild Cat Souvenir Booklet http://www.karenmillerbennett.com/wildcat-school/wild-cat-school-souvenir-booklet/ ] That was the first School Souvenir Book I had ever seen but just the other day I ran across a copy of two more of these books. Two more souvenir books from …

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Jan 22

Schinnerer and Schumm Cousins

Last fall Paul asked members of the “I’m a Schinnerer” Facebook group if someone would show him and his wife around the Schumm area while they were here from California, visiting family in Columbus, Ohio. While he was “in the area” he wanted to see Schumm and the farm where his great-great-grandfather Martin Schinnerer lived …

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