Tag Archive: Schumm

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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Apr 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Emanuel H. and Edna L. (Scaer) Schumm

This is the tombstone of Emanuel H. and Edna L. (Scaer) Schumm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Schumm Emanuel H. 1892-1973 Edna L. 1899-1985 Married Oct. 22, 1929 Emanuel Heinrich Johann Schumm was born 17 January 1892, the third child born to Heinrich …

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Mar 18

Tombstone Tuesday–Charles F. and Hannah M. (Schumm) Germann

This is the tombstone of Charles F. and Hannah M. (Schumm) Germann, located in row 2 of Evangelical Protestant Cemetery, Harrison Township, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: GERMANN Charles F. 1849-1932  Hannah M. 1853-1926 Karl Fredrick “Charles” Germann was born 22 February 1849 in Harrison Township, Van Wert County, Ohio, to immigrants …

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