Tag Archive: Schumm

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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Mar 14

The Schumm’s Indian Connection

Some of my favorite record sources are the deed books at the Recorder’s Office. I enjoy searching through these books which often contain more than just land deeds. And I never know what I might find in them. I have found wills, affidavits, leases, maps, family relationship information, power of attorney, bills of sale, and …

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Feb 18

Tombstone Tuesday–John and Elizabeth (Schinnerer) Scaer

This is the tombstone of John and Elizabeth (Schinnerer) Scaer, located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: SCAER John 1865-1940  Elizabeth 1870-1951 The Scaer surname has been spelled several ways over the years. Spellings include Scaer, Scare, Scarr, and  Skahr. John’s brother Peter changed the …

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