Category Archive: Schumm Post Office

Aug 10

The Last Schumm Postmark, 1953

Last weekend was the biennial Schumm reunion. It was a very hot day but a good-sized crowd, estimated at about 200 descendants of John George Schumm, gathered on the grounds of Zion Lutheran Church for the day-long activities. It was a very good and enjoyable reunion. Yes, it was a good Schumm week. Earlier in …

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Apr 06

A 1935 Schumm Postmark

I recently acquired an old envelope with an original Schumm, Ohio, postmark. I already had a copy of an envelope with a Schumm postmark, but not an original postmark. Until now. George Weinman would have been the postmaster at Schumm when this letter was sent in 1935. This was probably sent by the George Merinar …

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Sep 19

The Post Office at Schumm

Schumm: a hamlet in the south central part of the township, with post office set up by 1886. That is the description of the little village east of Willshire in a book of Ohio towns and townships that were established before 1900. [1] Schumm, named after the German family who settled the area in 1838, …

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