Category Archive: Schumm

Jan 14

Tombstone Tuesday– Georg Frederick Schumm

This is the tombstone of George Frederick Schumm, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Georg F. Son of Louis & Anna Schumm Died 5 Dec. 1857 Age 2 Years, 8 Months, 4 Days This marble marker is badly weathered and nearly illegible. To help transcribe …

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Jan 07

Tombstone Tuesday–Ludwig Schumm

This is the tombstone of Ludwig Schumm, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruht Ludwig Schumm Geboren In Ruppertshofen K. Würtemberg. Gestorben 22 August 1855 Alter 38 Jahr 5 Monat, 18 Tage. Translation: Here rests Ludwig Schumm, born in Ruppertshofen, Kingdom of Württemberg, Died 22 August …

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Dec 17

Tombstone Tuesday–J. J. Schumm

This is the tombstone of Johann Jacob Schumm, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. All that is legible on the marker is J. J. Schumm. Johann “Jacob” was the sixth child born to Johann Georg and Ann Maria (Fisher) Schumm. Jacob was born 26 Sep 1815 in Rupppertshofen, …

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Dec 10

Tombstone Tuesday–Friederich & Magdalena Schumm

This is the tombstone of Johan Friederich and Magdalena Schumm, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: SCHUMM Hier ruhet in Gott zu Eheleute Friederich und Magdalena Schumm Magdalena Schumm Geboren Den 4 Sept. 1819 Gestorben Den 15 Marz 1897 Friederich Schumm Geboren Den 24 …

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Dec 06

Some Christmas Postcards from Years Past

My grandfather, Cornelius Schumm, had a scrapbook filled with postcards he received and collected when he was a young man in the early part of the twentieth century. I am not sure how I ended up with the scrapbook but I am glad to have it. I like old postcards and have a modest collection …

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