Tag Archive: Zion Lutheran Church Schumm

Dec 17

Tombstone Tuesday–George Martin Pflueger

This is the tombstone of George Martin Pflueger, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

George M.
Sohn von
M & CM Pfleger
Gest
Den 13 Aug 1859
Alter 1 J, 10 M, 11T

Sep 18

Tombstone Tuesday–David Kreiselmeyer

This is the tombstone of David Kreiselmeyer, located in row 1 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: David Sohn von C. & S. Kreiselmeyer geb. den. 3 October 1851 gest. den. 16 April 1865 David, son of C. & S. Kreiselmeyer, born 3 October 1851, died 16 April …

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Jan 22

Schinnerer and Schumm Cousins

Last fall Paul asked members of the “I’m a Schinnerer” Facebook group if someone would show him and his wife around the Schumm area while they were here from California, visiting family in Columbus, Ohio. While he was “in the area” he wanted to see Schumm and the farm where his great-great-grandfather Martin Schinnerer lived …

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Mar 31

Tombstone Tuesday–Emilie (Schumm) Koch

This is the tombstone of Emilie (Schumm) Koch, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Emilie Schumm Koch 1874-1952 Maria Emilie Schumm was born 27 December 1874 in Blackcreek Township, Mercer County, Ohio, the daughter of Wilhelm “William” and Anna Maria (Heffner) Schumm. She was …

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Feb 17

Tombstone Tuesday–Gertrude (Heffner) Roehm

This is the tombstone of Gertrude (Heffner) Roehm, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: GERTRUDE WIFE OF GEO ROEHM 1865-1933 Gertrude Heffner was born 9 June 1865 in Blackcreek Township, near Chattanooga, to George and Sophia (Martin) Heffner. She was baptized at Zion Chatt …

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