Tag Archive: Schumm

Aug 01

What to Wear?

This Sunday is the Schumm reunion, held every two years at Zion Lutheran, Schumm. This year I received several e-mails asking what kind of clothing is appropriate to wear to the event. As you would suspect, these questions come from women. I don’t think men give quite as much thought and deliberation to their attire …

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Jul 25

Hats Off to Family Reunions

It’s family reunion time once again. The event that brings family members from near and far to see and visit relatives, sometimes meeting for the first time. A time to catch up on family news and meet the new babies. Where there is an abundance of good food–old family favorites as well as new recipes–that …

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Jul 11

Holmes County, Ohio, 2014

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, and lots of delicious home-style food. It is also the area where several of my ancestors lived for awhile on …

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Jun 27

Charles Schumm Residence, 1908

I enjoy collecting old postcards from this area and I found this postcard a few years ago. The message on the card was written in 1908 by Jeanetta Schumm, wife of Charles Schumm. The other side is a nice photo of their home, including their horse and buggy. If you look closely and you can …

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Jun 20

Another Schumm Centenarian

Centenarian: (noun), a person that is 100 years old or older. Last weekend I attended the 100th birthday celebration for Velma Louise Schumm, the most recent Schumm centenarian. Velma, who turned 100 on 18 June, has lived all of her life near Rockford, in the home where she grew up. She is a life-time member …

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