Category: Schumm

Digging a Pond, 1974

Across the road from Zion Lutheran Church in Schumm is a nice home and farm buildings, owned by Ned Alspaugh in the 1970s and beyond. West of the barn is a pond, dug in 1974. My mom and dad took these photos of Alvin Krueckeberg excavating and digging Ned Alspaugh’s pond in 1974.

Grandpa’s Golf Cart

Golf carts have always been popular with golfers but recently they have become even more popular with people, not for golfing, but just to get around in their community.

Tombstone Tuesday-Frederick A. Schumm

This is the tombstone of Frederick A. Schumm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

FREDERICK A. SON OF
L.E. & C.E. SCHUMM
MAR. 18, 1923
MAY 9, 1923

Tombstone Tuesday-2021 Schumm Reunion Cemetery Walk

This past Sunday was the 44th Schumm Reunion, the gathering of the descendants of immigrant John Georg Schumm. The reunion is usually held every other year and would have been held last year had it not been for the pandemic in 2020.

Tombstone Tuesday-Anna M. (Roehm) Schumm

This is the tombstone of Anna M. (Roehm) Schumm, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Anna M.
Ehefrau von
H.G. Schumm
Geboren
24 Mai 1857
Gestorben
23 Sept 1901