July 2021 archive

Duckcreek Church Members Received & Removed, 1890-1898

Continuing on with the Duckcreek Church [1] records that I have, below are the Duckcreek Church members who were received and removed from 1890-1898.

Tombstone Tuesday-Wreath/Garland Symbol

A wreath or garland symbol on a tombstone symbolizes victory, victory in death, glory, redemption, eternity, and immortality.

Jacob Miller’s Final Years in Germany

This week, taking a break from the Duckcreek Church records, some information about my paternal great-grandfather Johann “Jacob” Miller. Information about his last couple of years in Bierbach, before immigrating to America in 1871.

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
24 Mai 1857
23 Sept 1901

Duckcreek Church Marriage Records, 1881-1891

Continuing on with the few Duckcreek Church records that I have, the marriages that were recorded at the church from 1881-1891. This marriage information includes the marriage date, the name of the groom and bride, and occasionally some additional information.