This is the tombstone of Hugo H. and Amalia M. (Schumm) Schumm, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:
Johann Heinrich “Hugo” Schumm was born 28 August 1876 in Willshire Township, Van Wert County, Ohio, the son of Wilhelm “William” and Anna Maria (Heffner) Schumm. He was baptized at Zion Lutheran Schumm on 3 September 1876 and Heinrich Lankenau and Johann Bienz were his baptismal sponsors.
Hugo Schumm married Amalia Schumm on 17 September 1905 at Zion Schumm. They were both from the Schumm parish and were married by Rev. C.W. Giese. Hugo’s occupation was a farmer when they married.
Amalia Maria Schumm was born 6 October 1880 in Willshire Township, Van Wert County, the daughter of Henry George “H.G.” and Anna Maria (Roehm) Schumm. Amalia was baptized 17 October 1880 at Zion Schumm and her baptismal sponsors were Mrs. Rosina Roehm and Mrs. Maria Neubrecht.
Within four years of their marriage the couple moved to Chicago, Illinois, where they resided 709 S. Campbell Avenue. Hugo’s twin brother lived with them in 1910 and both Hugo and Otto worked as truckmen for the railroad. Hugo and Amalia had had no children. 
Their only child, Theodore W., was born in Chicago in 1913.
In 1920 Hugo, Amalia, and Theodore lived in a rented a home at 3027 Polk Street in Chicago. Hugo still worked for the railroad, as a checker at an office. 
In 1930 the Schumm family of three rented their home at 3522 Carroll Avenue in Chicago. Hugo was 53, Amalia 49, and Theodore 17 years of age. Hugo still worked for the “steam” railroad, but as a tally man at that time. Amalia was not employed. 
Hugo and Amalia remained in same rented house on Carroll Street in Chicago in 1940. Their son Theodore had moved out or married by this time and Hugo, at age 64, worked as a tally man for a freight presser, where he had earned $1500 in 1939. 
According to Zion Schumm’s records, Amalia died 13 July 1946 in Decatur, Indiana, at the age of 65 years, 9 months, and 7 days. She was buried on the 16th. The minister in charge was Rev. A. Moeller.
Zion Schumm’s records also indicate that Hugo Schumm died 28 May 1955 at the age of 78 years and 9 months. He was survived by a son Theodore.
Hugo and Amalia had one child:
Theodore W. (1913-1992), married Ida M. Braner
 1910 U.S. Census, Chicago Ward 13, Cook County, Illinois, ED 671, p2B. dwelling 34, family 37, Hugo Schumms; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : accessed 5 April 2015); from FHL microfilm 1374268, from NARA microfilm T624, roll. 255.
 1920 U.S. Census, Chicago Ward 13, Cook County, Illinois, ED 792, p.1B, dwelling 8, family 14, Hugo Schumm; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : accessed 5 April 2015); from NARA microfilm T625, roll 322.
 1930 U.S. Census, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, ED 1073, p.1B, dwelling7, family 17, Hugo H. Schum; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : accessed 5 April 2015); from FHL microfilm 2340193, from NARA microfilm T626, roll 458.
 1940 U.S. Census, Chicago Ward 28, Cook County, Illinois, ED 103-1811, p.61A, house no. 3522, Hugo Schumm; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com (www.ancestry.com : accessed 5 April 2015); from NARA microfilm T627, roll 978.