Tag Archive: Zion Lutheran Church Schumm

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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Apr 29

Tombstone Tuesday–Paul A. & Elsie E. (Scaer) Roehm

This is the tombstone of Paul A. & Elsie E. (Scaer) Roehm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: ROEHM Paul A. 1903-1989 Elsie E. 1904-1998 Paul Andreas Roehm was born 6 September 1903, the first of nine children born to Andreas “Friedrich” George and …

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Apr 15

Tombstone Tuesday–Oscar J. Scaer

This is the tombstone of Oscar J. Scaer, located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Oscar J. SCAER Oct. 17, 1906 Nov. 9, 1992 Oscar Johann Scaer was the fifth child born to John and Elizabeth “Lizzie” (Schinnerer) Scaer, born 17 October 1906 in Willshire …

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