Tag Archive: Germann

Jun 07

A Letter Concerning a Gravestone

I recently came across this old letter, written to my great-grandfather Ludwig “Louis” J. Schumm (1851-1938). The letter was written on 26 August 1909 and is from C. F. Germann, Wren, Ohio.

Apr 16

Tombstone Tuesday–Pauline C. (Germann) Bienz

This is the tombstone of Pauline C. (Germann) Bienz, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:Pauline C.Wife ofA.J. Bienz

Mar 12

Tombstone Tuesday–Walter Bienz

This is the tombstone of Walter Bienz, located in Zion Lutheran Cemetery Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:Son ofA.J. & P.C. BienzDied May 19, 1890Aged 2D

Feb 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Ernest G. Dietrich

This is the tombstone of Ernest George Dietrich, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: WE SHALL MEET AGAIN Ernest G. Dietrich Gest den 20 Juli 1905 Alter 41 J, 11 T Ernest G. Dietrich, died 20 July 1905, aged 41 years, 11 days. Christened …

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Jan 29

Tombstone Tuesday–Johann Dietrich

This is the tombstone of Johann Dietrich, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Heir Ruhet in Gott Joh Dietrich Geboren Den. 13 Oct. 1860 Gestorben Den. 30 Marz 1903 Here rests in God, Joh Dietrich, born 14 Oct 1860, died 30 March 1903. “Johann” …

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