Tag Archive: Zion Lutheran Schumm

Jun 18

Tombstone Tuesday–William C. & Barbara S. Allmandinger

This is the tombstone of William C. and Barbara S. Allmandinger, located in the last row of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: ALLMANDINGER Mother Barbara S. 1877-1929 Father William C. 1867-1919 Gone but not forgotten As I mentioned last week, William and Barbara Allmandinger attended both Zion Lutheran …

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Jun 11

Tombstone Tuesday–Bertha M. Allmandinger

This is the tombstone of Bertha M. Allmandinger, located in row 11 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Bertha M. Allmandinger 1903-1930 It is interesting that the vital details of Bertha’s life were documented in the church records of both Zion Lutheran Chattanooga and Zion Lutheran Schumm. According to the …

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May 31

Johann Christian Pflueger

All in all, I was fairly successful in researching the Pflueger branch of my family, thanks in part to the records of Zion Lutheran Schumm. Those records told me the most important thing I needed to know in order to research an ancestor back in Germany—his town of origin. Those church records told me that …

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May 28

Tombstone Tuesday–J. Christian Pflueger

This is the tombstone of J. Christian Pflueger, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Hier ruht in Gott J. Christian Pflueger geb. den 12 Mai 1781 gest. den 28 Mar 1877 Alter 95 Jahre, 10 Mo, 16 Ta “Here rests in God, J. Christian …

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May 21

Tombstone Tuesday–Michael G. Pflueger

This is the tombstone of Michael G. Pflueger, located in row 6 of Greenbriar Cemetery, Willshire Township, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Michael G. Pflueger Died 1 Jul 1903 Aged 79 y, 1 m, 13 d Gone but not forgotten There is also a flagstaff near his marker that is inscribed: GAR …

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