This is a lovely little advertising card, dated 1883, advertising Green’s August Flower for dyspepsia and liver complaint and Boschee’s German Syrup for other various ailments. This card indicates that they were for sale by M.J. Schumm, General Store, Schumm, Ohio.
Category: Schumm Post Office
There seems to be no end to the information in the 5 May 1904 edition of the Willshire Herald, William G. Hoffer, publisher. Not only were there personal items of interest and business ads from Willshire, a few other local communities were mentioned. Featured on page two of that 1904 Willshire Herald was an ad for the Schumm Store:
Last weekend was the biennial Schumm reunion. It was a very hot day but a good-sized crowd, estimated at about 200 descendants of John George Schumm, gathered on the grounds of Zion Lutheran Church for the day-long activities. It was a very good and enjoyable reunion. Yes, it was a good Schumm week. Earlier in …
I recently acquired an old envelope with an original Schumm, Ohio, postmark. I already had a copy of an envelope with a Schumm postmark, but not an original postmark. Until now. George Weinman would have been the postmaster at Schumm when this letter was sent in 1935. This was probably sent by the George Merinar …
Schumm: a hamlet in the south central part of the township, with post office set up by 1886. That is the description of the little village east of Willshire in a book of Ohio towns and townships that were established before 1900.  Schumm, named after the German family who settled the area in 1838, …