Tag Archive: Breuninger

Feb 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Louis and Maria Breuninger

Louis & Maria Breuninger, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Ohio

This is the tombstone of Louis and Maria Breuninger, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: BREUNINGER, Louis Breuninger, Born Dec. 15, 1819, Died Nov. 5, 1890, Aged 70y, 10m, 20d. Maria His Wife, Born Apr. 13, 1827, Died June 19, 1910, Aged 83y, 2m, …

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Sep 09

My Great-Great-Grandparents

Frederick, Elizabeth (Schumm) and Clara Schinnerer

I got this idea from another blogger and I thought it would be an interesting list to make. Below is a list of my sixteen great-great-grandparents with their birth, death, and marriage dates and where those events occurred.  Johann Müller, b. 19 Jan 1816, Gerhardsbrunn, Pfalz, Bayern; d. 14 Oct 1870, Bierbach, Bavaria; m. 2 …

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Apr 19

Tombstone Tuesday-Barbara Anna Buechner

Barbara Anna Schumm Buechner, nee Pflueger (1822-1908), Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Ohio

This is the tombstone of Barbara Anna Buechner, nee Pflueger, my second and third great grandmother. She is buried in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Schumm, Ohio. She was the daughter of Johann Christian and Anna Barbara Pflueger, nee Seckel. Barbara married Johann Ludwig Schumm in Holmes County, Ohio, on 1 November 1840 …

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Mar 01

Tombstone Tuesday—Louis J. Schumm


This is the tombstone photo of Louis J. Schumm and his wife Sarah, nee Breuninger.  They are buried in row 10 in the cemetery of Zion Lutheran Church, Schumm. Louis’ home was the subject of the previous blog. Ludwig Johann “Louis” Schumm was born 26 April 1851 in Van Wert County, Ohio, the son of …

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Feb 25

The House on Evergreen Farm

Louis Schumm Family

This frame house was the home of three generations of my Schumm ancestors. It is located between Willshire and Schumm in Van Wert County, Ohio. Grandpa always said that the house was originally back in the woods and was moved to its current location. Both the 1872 and 1886 maps of Van Wert County show …

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