Category Archive: Schumm

Mar 14

The Schumm’s Indian Connection

Some of my favorite record sources are the deed books at the Recorder’s Office. I enjoy searching through these books which often contain more than just land deeds. And I never know what I might find in them. I have found wills, affidavits, leases, maps, family relationship information, power of attorney, bills of sale, and …

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Feb 04

Tombstone Tuesday–Friedrich & Elisabeth (Schumm) Schinnerer

This is the tombstone of Friedrich and Elisabeth (Schumm) Schinnerer, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Elisabeth Schinnerer Geb. den 17 Nov. 1841 Gest. den 11 Juli 1917 Alter 75 Ja. 7 Mo. 24 Ta. Friedrich Schinnerer Geb. den 8 Mai 1824 Gest. den …

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Jan 28

Tombstone Tuesday–Maria (Schumm) Schinnerer

This is the tombstone of Maria Schinnerer, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet in Gott Maria Ehefrau des Martin Schinnerer geboren Den 23 December 1842 gestorben Den 2 September 1870 Translation: Here rests in God, Maria, wife of Martin Schinnerer, born the …

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Jan 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Johann Jacob Schumm

This is the tombstone of Johann Jacob Schumm, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: JACOB Sohn von Louis & Anna SCHUMM Gestorben 27 Oct. 1855 ALTER 9 Jahr, 27 Tage Translation: Jacob, son of Louis & Anna Schumm, died 27 October 1855, age 9 …

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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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