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Aug 04

Tombstone Tuesday-Jacob F., Maria (German), & Ida K.M. Schumm

Jacob F, Mary (Germann), Ida Schumm, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Van Wert County, Ohio. (2012 photo by Karen)

This is the tombstone of Jacob F, Maria (Germann), and Ida KM Schumm, located in row 10 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Ida K.M.
Tocher von
J.F. & M. Schumm
Geb. 26, Mar. 1877
Gest. 14, Juni 1914
Text. Rom. 8, v.17
AM Hause.
Mark 7, v.37

Maria
Schumm
Geb. 3, Juni 1847
Gest. 24, Jan. 1915
Text. Rom. 14 v.7 u. 8
AM Hause.
Den 90, Ps.

Jacob F.
Schumm
Geb. 12 Juni 1839
Gest. 24 Aug. 1927
Text Jes. 3v. 10
AM Hause.
Den 90. Ps.

SCHUMM

Translation: Ida K.M., daughter of J.F. & M. Schumm, born 26 March 1877, died 14 June 1914, Text Romans 8:17, Mark 7:37. Maria Schumm born 3 June 1847, died 24 January 1915, Text Romans 14:7,8, Psalm 90. Jacob F. Schumm, born 12 June 1839, died 24 August 1927, Text James 3:10, Psalm 90.

Jacob Frederick Schumm was born 12 June 1839 in Van Wert County, Ohio, the son of George Martin and Maria (Pflueger) Schumm. He went by the name Jacob, Jacob F, and/or Jacob Frederick, or a combination of those names. Both of his parents were German immigrants. The Schumms immigrated to America in 1833 and lived in Holmes County, Ohio, before settling in Van Wert County about 1837.

The George Schumm family in 1850, when Jacob Frederick was 11 years old: George, 38; Mary, 30; Fred, 11; Louis, 9; George, 8; John, 6; Rosina, 5; Margaret, 2; Mary, 1; Elizabeth Flecker [Pflueger], 14; and Jacob Bentz [Bienz], 24. The father George was a farmer. [1] Wife and mother Mary (Pflueger) Schumm was the sister of Elizabeth Pflueger. Elizabeth Pflueger and Jacob Bienz married a year later.

The George Schumm family in 1860: George, 47; Mary, 46; Frederick, 21; Louis, 19; George, 18; John, 17; Rosina, 15; Mary, 11; Jacob, 9; Christina, 7; Henry, 5; and Martin, 4 months. [2]  

Jacob Frederick Schumm married Mary Germann in Van Wert County on 27 April 1866. [3]

Maria “Mary” Germann was born in Van Wert County, Ohio, on 3 Jun 1847, the daughter of Frederick “Carl” Philip and Anna Elizabeth (Germann) Germann.

The Carl Germann family in 1850, when Mary was 3 years of age: Carl, 35; Maria E, 27; Philip, 6; Wilhelmina, 5; Mary, 3; and Peter, 1. [4]

The Carl Germann family 1860: Carl P, 41; Anna E, 35; Philip, 18; Mary, 13; John J, 8; Peter, 6; and Caroline, 1. According to this enumeration Mary was born in Ohio. [5]

Soon after their marriage Jacob Frederick and Mary (Germann) Schumm moved to Dublin Township, in neighboring Mercer County and they had a Shanes Crossing postal address. They resided near Rockford the rest of their married life.

Their family in 1870, four years after their marriage: Jacob Frederick, 31; Mary, 23; George, 2; and Rosina, 1. Jacob F was a farmer. [6]

Daughter “Ida” Carolina Margaretha Schumm was born near Rockford, Ohio, on 26 March 1877. She was baptized 2 April 1877, with Mrs. Margaretha Schumm, Carolina Germann, and Mrs. Margaretha Germann serving as her sponsors.

The Jacob F Schumm family in 1880: Jacob F, 41; Mary, 33; George, 12; Rosina, 11; Louise, 9; Amelia, 7; Charly, 5; Ida, 3; and Mary, 6 months. All family members were born in Ohio and Jacob was a farmer. [7]

The Jacob F Schumm family in 1900: Jacob Schumm, 60; Mary, 52; George, 32; Amelia, 27; Ida, 23; Mary, 20; Philip, 17; and Ferdinand, 15. This enumeration indicates that Jacob and Mary had been married years and that Mary had given birth to 9 children, all of whom were living. [8]

The Jacob F Schumm family in 1910: Fred J, 70; Mary, 62; Ida C, 31; Ferd W 24. Fred was a farmer and the couple had been married 44 years. [9]

Maria (Germann) Schumm (1847-1915), son TFerdinand Schumm (1885-1970), J “Frederick” Schumm (1839-1927, s/o Geo Martin Schumm & Maria Pflueger) Lived on Township Line Rd, south of 33.

Their daughter Ida Schumm died near Willshire, Van Wert County, of uterine cancer on 14 June 1914. Zion Schumm’s records indicate she died of consumption. She was 37 years old, single, and her occupation was domestic. Ida may have been living with the Henry Schinnerer family when she died, since Henry was the informant on her death certificate. She was buried on the 15th. Church records indicate that she was survived by 4 brothers and 4 sisters. [10]

Ida’s mother Maria (Germann) Schumm died in Mercer County on 24 January 1915 after a lingering illness. She was buried on the 26th. She was survived by her husband and eight children. 

In 1920, widower Jacob Frederick resided in Van Wert County, near Willshire, living with his grandson William Schinnerer and William’s wife Martha (Schinnerer): William Schinnerer, 26, head; Martha Schinnerer, 26, wife; and Frederick Schumm, 80, widowed, relationship reported as father-in-law. [11] William Schinnerer was the son of Frederick’s daughter Maria “Louise” Schumm (1870-1952), who married Henry Friedrich Schinnerer

Jacob Frederick Schumm died 24 August 1927.

Jacob Frederick and Maria (Germann) had the following children:
George Martin Ludwig (1867-1958), married Suzanna “Barbara” Schinnerer
Anna Elizabeth “Rosina” (1868-1954), married Stephen E Germann
Maria “Louise” (1870-1952), married Henry Friedrich Schinnerer
Magdelina “Emilie” (1873-1964), married Otto L Germann
Charles/CJ (1875-1954), married Jeanetta Ann Bury; married Amalia Clara Germann
“Ida” Carolina Margaretha (1877-1914), not married
Clara “Maria” (1879-1971), married Frederick Weck
Philip Frederick Martin (1882-1968), married Leona Barbara Schumm
Ferdinand W (1885-1970), married Amber F Tickle

[1] 1850 U.S. Census, Willshire, Van Wert, Ohio, p.166B, dwelling 114, family 131, George Shuman; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8054/ : viewed 2 Aug 2020). 

[2] 1860 U.S. Census, Willshire, Van Wert, Ohio, p.425, dwelling 1068, family 1062, George Schanen; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search419 /collections/7667/ : viewed 2 Aug 2020).

[3] “Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013,” Van Wert, 1865-1869, p.188, Frederick Schumm & Mary Garmann, 27 Apr 1866; database with images, FamilySearch.org (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:9392-SPBK-K?i=35&cc=1614804&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AXD24-KF7 : viewed 2 Aug 2020).

[4] 1850 U.S. Census, Harrison, Van Wert, Ohio, p.209B, dwelling 400, family, George P German; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/8054/ : viewed 3 Aug 2020).

[5] 1860 U.S. Census, Harrison, Van Wert, Ohio, p.443, dwelling 1325, family 1319, Charles P German; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com  (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/7667/ : viewed 31 Jul 2020).

[6] 1870 U.S. Census, Dublin, Mercer, Ohio, p.64A, dwelling 227, family 229, Fredrick Shreme; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/7163/ : viewed 3 Aug 2020).

[7] 1880 U.S. Census, Dublin, Mercer, Ohio, ED 182, p.383A, dwelling 249, family 263, Jacob F Schum; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/6742/ : viewed 31 Jul 2020).

[8] 1900 Dublin, Mercer, Ohio, ED 77, p.13, dwelling 276, family 280, Fredy J Schunni; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/7602/ : viewed 31 Jul 2020).

[9] 1910 U.S. Census, Dublin, Mercer, Ohio, ED 110, p.13A, dwelling, family, Fred J Schumm; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/7884/ : viewed 31 Jul 2020).

[10] “Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953,” Willshire Twp, Van Wert County, Ida KM Schumm, 14 Jun 1914; database with images, FamilySearch.org (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9PK3-S2V2?i=1874&cc=1307272&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AX8XJ-MB9 : viewed 3 Aug 2020).

[11] 1920 U.S. Census, Willshire, Van Wert, Ohio, ED 146, p.6A, dwelling 115, family 116, William Schinnerer; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/6061/ : viewed 31 Jul 2020).

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