Category Archive: Schumm

Mar 19

Tombstone Tuesday–Wilhelm C. & Ferdinand Bienz

This is the tombstone bearing the names of two brothers, Wilhelm C. and Ludwig Eberhard Ferdinand Bienz, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. Wilhelm C. Bienz is inscribed on the east side and his brother Ludwig Eberhard “Ferdinand” Bienz’s name is inscribed on the west side of the monument.

Feb 26

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob Schumm

This is the tombstone of Jacob Schumm, located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet in Gott Jacob Schumm, Sohn von, Fredrich n. Magdalena

Feb 19

Tombstone Tuesday–Charles & Clara (Schumm) Dietrich Markle

This is the tombstone of Charles and Clara Rosina (Schumm) Dietrich Merkle, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Feb 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Ernest G. Dietrich

This is the tombstone of Ernest George Dietrich, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: WE SHALL MEET AGAIN Ernest G. Dietrich Gest den 20 Juli 1905 Alter 41 J, 11 T Ernest G. Dietrich, died 20 July 1905, aged 41 years, 11 days. Christened …

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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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