Tag Archive: Weinman

Jul 10

Tombstone Tuesday–Edward G. Weinman

This is the tombstone of Edward George Weinman, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: EDWARD G. WEINMAN Oct. 4, 1903 Oct. 3, 1971 Edward George Weinman was born 4 October 1903, the son of George and Maria (Gunsett) Weinman. [1] Edward was baptized at …

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Jul 03

Tombstone Tuesday–Lina E. Weinmann

This is the tombstone of Lina Elisabeth Weinmann, located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Lina E. Weinmann Gestorben 16 Aug 1901 Alter 2 J. 1 M. 9 T. Lina E. Weinmann, died 16 August 1901, aged 2 years, 1 month, 9 days. [1] Lina …

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Jun 26

Tombstone Tuesday–Willie H. & Walter T. Weinmann

This is the tombstone of brothers Willie H. and Walter T. Weinmann, located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The brothers were the first two children born to George (Jr.) and Mary Elizabeth (Gunsett) Weinmann and they share this weathered marble tombstone. The “front” of the marker faces west …

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Apr 27

More About Area Hucksters

Last week’s photo of Spitler Grocery’s huckster truck sparked quite a bit of interest and I enjoyed reading all the comments and hearing everyone’s memories about hucksters. A couple people even sent me some photos. I thank everyone for sharing and today I am posting a couple of those photos that were sent to me. …

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Apr 06

A 1935 Schumm Postmark

I recently acquired an old envelope with an original Schumm, Ohio, postmark. I already had a copy of an envelope with a Schumm postmark, but not an original postmark. Until now. George Weinman would have been the postmaster at Schumm when this letter was sent in 1935. This was probably sent by the George Merinar …

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