Tag: Tombstone

Tombstone Tuesday-Maria A. (Pflueger) Schumm

This is the tombstone of Maria (Pflueger) Schumm, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:
Maria A.
Ehefrau von
G.M. Schumm
Geboren
Den 20, Juni
1820
Gest. Den 25
Marz 1903
SCHUMM

Tombstone Tuesday-Jakob Wilhelm Schumm

This is the tombstone of Jakob Wilhelm Schumm, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Hier ruhet
In Gott
J.W. Sohnlein von
Georg u. Maria
Schumm
Gest. Den 6 Aug
1858
Alter 1J, 5 M
11T
Psalm 16, v. 6.
SCHUMM

Tombstone Tuesday-Wheat Symbol

Today’s tombstone symbol is wheat, a symbol that I do not see very often on a headstone.

Wheat and other grains are some of the oldest symbols for growth and life. Wheat used to be harvested by a reaper with a scythe, which brings to mind the Grim Reaper.

Tombstone Tuesday-Barbara Schumm

This is the tombstone of Barbara Schumm, located in row 4 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Barbara Schumm
Aug. 22, 1858
June 28, 1951

Tombstone Tuesday-Andrew & Friedericke (Gutheil) Roehm

This is the tombstone of Andreas and Friedericke (Gutheil) Roehm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Andreas
Roehm
Geb.
Feb. 12, 1814
Gest.
Jan. 4, 1902