Tag Archive: Tombstone

Nov 19

Tombstone Tuesday–Johann Georg Schumm

This is the tombstone of Johann Georg Schumm, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. His sandstone marker is still very readable and is inscribed: Selig sind die toda- en die in dem Herrn sterben von nun an Ia Der Geist Sprieght dass sie ruhen von ihier arbeit, Den ihre …

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Nov 12

Tombstone Tuesday–J. Michael Grund

This is the tombstone of J. Michael Grund, located in row three of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The broken marker is inscribed: J. Michael Sohn von [?] & E. Maria Grund Gestorben Den.19, Novbr. 1857 Alter 24 Jahre, 19 Tag Translation: J. Michael, son of [unreadable] & E. Maria Grund, died the …

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Nov 05

Tombstone Tuesday–Georg & Maria Grund

This is the tombstone of Georg and Maria Grund, located in row 11 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: GRUND Maria Ehefr. bon G. Grund Gest. Den 9 Marz 1913 Alter 59Y, 3M, 26T Georg Grund Geb. Den 12 Dez. 1844 Gest. Den 5 Apr 1926 Translation: Maria, …

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Oct 29

Tombstone Tuesday–James M. & Emma Duff

This is the tombstone of James M. and Emma Duff, located in Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: DUFF Emma 1857-1946 James M. 1856-1935 James Madison Duff was born 5 March 1856 near Columbus, Ohio, to William and Eliza (Lazaliet) Duff.  He married Emma Mason 25 January 1879. Emma was …

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Oct 22

Tombstone Tuesday–Jacob W. & Rosa D. Duff

This is the tombstone of Jacob W. and Rosa D. Duff, located in Kessler Cemetery, Liberty Township, Mercer County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Duff Rosa D. Dec. 27, 1886 Apr. 2, 1965 Jacob W. Feb. 13, 1882 Mar. 2, 1948 If you look closely at this tombstone you will notice that a barber pole …

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