Tag Archive: Germann

Jan 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Sophie Dietrich

This is the tombstone of Sophie Dietrich, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Sophie DIETRICH Dec. 25, 1866 Sept. 20 1945 Anna Maria Sophia “Sophie” Dietrich was born in Willshire Township, Van Wert County, Ohio, on 25 December 1866. She was the daughter of …

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Jan 18

1937 Germann Reunion Minutes

Last week I shared some information from the booklet, Germann Family Record, Vol. 1, No. 1, published in January 1939. I have copies of the first two issues but I do not know how many others were published. Their purpose was to provide Germann family history, information, and notifications of vital family events. This first …

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Jan 11

Germann Family Record, January 1939, Vol. 1, No. 1

While looking for some Germann family information for this past week’s Tombstone Tuesday I came across copies of two booklets, Germann Family Record, one dated January 1939 (Vol. 1, No. 1) and the other dated August 1939 (Vol. 1, No. 2), published 80 years ago this year. Velma Schumm had the originals and I made …

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Jan 08

Tombstone Tuesday–Maria E. (Germann) Dietrich

This is the tombstone of Maria E. Dietrich, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet in Gott Maria E. Ehefrau von Adam Dietrich Geb. 20 Feb 1833 Gest. 28 Nov 1888 In Alter von 55 Jahr, 9 M. 8 T. Here rests in …

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Dec 18

Tombstone Tuesday–Catharina Dietrich

This is the tombstone of Catharina Dietrich, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruhet in Gott Catharina B Tochterlein des Adam u. Maria C. Dietrich Gestorben 21 Marz 1859 Here rests in God Catharina B, little daughter of Adam and Maria C. Dietrich, …

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