Category Archive: Schumm

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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Aug 28

Tombstone Tuesday–Clara May Schumm

This is the tombstone of Clara May Schumm, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. Her marker is too weathered to read the inscription now, but the Van Wert County Chapter OGS read the cemetery in 1992 and their reading corresponds to the information about her in Zion Schumm’s …

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Aug 24

Schumm Signatures, 1849

Have you ever wondered what your ancestor’s signature looked like? If you have an ancestor from the Schumm, Ohio, area, their signature may be written below. Below is a list of names from the old record book of Zion Lutheran Church, Schumm, that dates back to 1849. Johann G. Streckfuss was Zion’s pastor and their …

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