Tag Archive: Pflueger

Apr 09

Tombstone Tuesday–Jakob & Elisabeth (Pflueger) Bienz

This is the tombstone of Jakob and Elisabeth (Pflueger) Bienz, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:BIENZElisabethGattin VonJ. BienzGeb. 30 Juli1836Gest7 Feb. 1913JakobBienzGeb.1 Apr. 1825Gest17 Apr. 1908

Nov 06

Tombstone Tuesday–Michael G. Pflueger (revisited)

In 2013 I wrote a Tombstone Tuesday post featuring the tombstone of Michael G. Pflueger, located in row 6 of Greenbriar Cemetery, Willshire Township, Van Wert County, Ohio. [1] At that time, five years ago, Michael’s grave marker had fallen over. We stopped by Greenbriar Cemetery a few weeks ago and the first thing I …

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Jun 29

Holmes County–Just Passing Through

This past week we spent a few days in Holmes County. In addition to the beautiful eastern Ohio countryside in this Amish community there is an abundance of shopping opportunities, handcrafted Amish items, cheese, wine, delicious home-style food, and other attractions. It is also the area where several of my ancestors lived for awhile before …

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Nov 21

Tombstone Tuesday–George Pfeifer

This is the tombstone of George Pfeifer, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Chattanooga, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Father George Pfeifer 1868-1945 George Pfeifer was born 8 September 1868 in Moulton, Auglaize County, Ohio, [1] the son of Christopher and Fredericka (Kneisel) Pfeifer. [2] [3] Although George’s marriage record indicates his mother’s …

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Oct 21

Photos of Maria (Pflueger) Schumm

While looking through some old Schumm and Germann photos I noticed a photo of a group of women, one of the women being Maria (Pflueger) Schumm (1820-1903), the wife of George Martin Schumm. A few years ago I thought there were only one or two photos of Maria, but over time I have gathered several …

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