November 2021 archive

Tombstone Tuesday-Book Symbol

A book symbol on a tombstone usually represents the Holy Bible or the Book of Life.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from Karen’s Chatt! Wishing each of you a blessed and happy Thanksgiving.

Tombstone Tuesday-Anna W. & Henriette C. Schumm

This is the tombstone of Anna W. and Henriette C. Schumm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Weisenborn Research Opportunity

Calling all Weisenborns. For those of you with a Weisenborn connection in your family tree, there is an online worldwide Weisenborn database.

Tombstone Tuesday-Bird Symbol

A bird symbol on a tombstone, often depicted as a dove, symbolizes peace, resurrection, and innocence and is often used on a child’s tombstone.