Tag Archive: Zion Lutheran Cemetery Schumm

Mar 10

Tombstone Tuesday- Elisabeth (Coffitz) Geisler

This is the tombstone of Elisabeth (Coffitz) Geisler, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Hier ruhet in Gott
Elisabeth
Ehefrau von
Nicolaus Geissler
Gest
Den 12 Mai 1905
Alter 76 J. 3 M.
GEISSLER

Mar 03

Tombstone Tuesday–John G.C. Geisler

This is the tombstone of John G.C. Geisler, located in row 11 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

JOHN G. C.
Nov. 18, 1866
Jan. 7, 1916
Text: St. Mark, 13:35-37
GEISLER

Feb 25

Tombstone Tuesday-Anna J. Geisler

This is the tombstone of Anna J. Geisler, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Anna J.
GEISLER
Sept. 11, 1870
June 11, 1934
St. John 8:51

Feb 18

Tombstone Tuesday–George Geisler

This is the tombstone of George Geisler, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

George Geisler
1964-1943

Feb 11

Tombstone Tuesday–Elisabeth Krieb

This is the tombstone of Elisabeth Krieb, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

ELISABETH KRIEB
1867-1938
John 5:21

Krieb is a different spelling for this surname and is the spelling on her death certificate as well. In the church and local records the usual spelling is Grieb. Her brother and parents, who are also buried in Zion Schumm’s cemetery, have the Grieb spelling on their tombstones.

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