Category Archive: Schumm

Dec 21

Rev. George M. Schumm and a Quilt

I was going through some Schumm items the other day and I noticed this photo. It is a very nice photo of Rev. George Martin Schumm (1841-1917), but what caught my eye was the quilt hanging in the background. What a nice looking quilt! I wonder who made it and what colors of fabric were …

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Nov 30

Hunting

It is hunting season and we hear and see the hunters around here. We are not hunters. We have nothing against hunting. We just do not hunt, except for occasionally getting rid of a destructive, pesky varmint such as a groundhog or muskrat. Actually, I don’t know if bagging them is even considered hunting, but …

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Nov 20

Tombstone Tuesday–Edward Ludwig Schumm

This is the tombstone of Edward Ludwig Schumm located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Edward Ludwig Schumm Sohnlein von Heinrich u. Rosina Schumm Died 5 Oct. 1885 Alter 5 Jahre, 8 Mo. u. 3 Tage. Edward Ludwig Schumm, little son of Heinrich and Rosina …

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Nov 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Iris Blanch Schumm

This is the tombstone of Iris Blanch Schumm, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Iris Blanch Dau of G. & S. SCHUMM Died 24 Aug. 1884 Aged 1 Y, 4 M, 22 D Suffer the little children to come unto me, and forbid them …

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Sep 04

Tombstone Tuesday–Twin Daughters of Henry & Katharina (Schumm) Lankenau

This is a double tombstone for twins Rosina Elisabeth Augusta Lankenau and Hannah Katharina Wilhelmina Lankenau, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet in Gott [unreadable] Geb. 25 Oct. 1875 Gestorben 6 Nov. 1875/2 Nov. 1875 Kinder von H. u. K. LANKENAU Here …

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