This is the tombstone of Johannes Sauer, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:
Den 24 Apr
27 Aug 1900
Alter 50 J, 4 M
Johannes Sauer, born the 24 April 1850, died 27 August 1900, aged 50 years, 4 months.
Johannes Sauer was born 24 April 1850 in Hainstadt, Hesse-Darmstadt, according to Zion Schumm’s records. Zion Schumm’s records do not give the names of his parents. 
Johannes Sauer married Anna Katharina Meisinger in Germany about 1875 and they had ten children, but one was deceased by 1900. The family immigrated about 1895. 
Johannes, his wife, and their 9 children were enumerated in the 1900 U.S. Census, residing in Willshire Township, Van Wert County: John Sauer, 47; Anna C, 45; Leonard, 24; Eva, 22; Anna C, 20; John Jr, 18; Henry, 16; Mary, 14; Aaron, 13; Phillip, 9; and Ludwig, 6. Both Johannes and his wife were naturalized and Johannes was a farmer. 
Johannes Sauer died of dropsy on 27 August 1900, just two months after the census was taken. It was the only census he was enumerated in. Johannes was 50 years, 4 months, and 3 days old when he died and he was buried on the 30th. 
Johannes‘ wife Anna Katharina died in 1935 and is buried in row 9 of Zion Schumm’s cemetery.
Johannes and Anna Katharina (Meisinger) Sauer had the following children:
Leonard (1876-1944), married Minnie Margaret Hofferberth
Eva (1877-1956), married Nicholas Pfeifer
Anna Katharine (1879-1964), married John Maier
John Jr (1881-1967), married Bertha Ann Roehm
Henry (1884-1948), married Justine Rosina Magdalena Pflueger
Marie “Mary” S (1886-1975), married William Jacob Schumm
Adam (1888-1962, married Carrie Leisure
Philip (1892-1985), married Minna Katherine Weinmann
Louis (1894-1978), married Alma Wolke
 FindAGrave.com lists his parents as Johannes & Eva Katherine (Zior) Sauer, Johannes Sauer, FindaGrave memorial no. 34047030, Johannes Sauer.
 1900 U.S. Census, Willshire, Van Wert, Ohio, Ed 98, p.13, dwelling 246, family 252, John Sauer; digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/1900usfedcen/ : viewed 2 Sep 2019).
 Zion Lutheran Church, Schumm death/burial records and “Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001, Willshire Twp, Van Wert, Vol. 2, p.198, line 7; John Sauer, 27 Aug 1900; database with images, FamilySearch.org (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6725-X3?i=539&cc=2128172&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AF6NJ-TJF : viewed 22 Sep 2019).