Tag Archive: Zion Lutheran Schumm

Oct 31

Happy Halloween!

Everyone likes to dress up for Trick or Treat and the students at Zion Lutheran Schumm’s parochial school were no exception. Shown below are parochial school students in 1943. Their teacher Gordon Mackenson was the only one not wearing a costume. It would be difficult to guess just who was behind those masks. Actually, one …

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May 13

Tombstone Tuesday–Infant Son & Daughter of A.L. & N.M. Schumm

This is the tombstone of stillborn twins, the son and daughter of Arnold and Naomi (Schumm) Schumm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Infant Son & Dau. of A.L. & N.M. Schumm 1926 Zion Schumm’s records show only that the infant son and …

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May 06

Tombstone Tuesday–Emma Germann

This is the tombstone of Emma Germann, located in row 11 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: EMMA GERMANN 1907-1917 Emma Germann was born 14 January 1907 in Harrison Township, Van Wert County, the daughter of Friederick “Fred” C. and Clara C.M. (Pflueger) Germann. [1] [2] I found …

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Apr 01

Tombstone Tuesday–Fred H. Schinnerer

Fred H. Schinnerer, Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. (2012 photo by Karen)

This is the tombstone of Fred H. Schinnerer, located in row 10 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Fred H. SCHINNERER Mar. 8, 1904 Oct. 2, 1984 Friedrich Heinrich Schinnerer was the fourth child born to Henry F. and Louise (Schumm) Schinnerer. According to Zion Schumm’s records he …

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Feb 25

Tombstone Tuesday–Joseph and Clara (Schinnerer) Gunsett

This is the tombstone of Joseph and Clara A. (Schinnerer) Gunsett, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: GUNSETT Father Joseph 1863-1931  Mother Clara A. 1866-1942 According to Zion Schumm’s records Joseph Gunsett was born 30 April 1863 in Tully Township, Van Wert County, and …

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