Category: Schumm

Tombstone Tuesday-Hildred W. & Roman C. Schumm

This is the tombstone of Hildred and Roman Schumm, located in row 10 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

SCHUMM
Aunt
Hildred W.
1916-2004
Uncle
Roman C.
1924-1988

Tombstone Tuesday-Edna A. & Clara M. Schumm

This is the tombstone of Edna A. and Clara M. Schumm, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:
Edna A.
1895-1990
Clara M.
1898-1984
Sisters Edna and Clara Schumm were the fifth and sixth of eight children born to Henry M. (1861-1941) and Minnie (Hoppe) (1860-1937) Schumm.

Tombstone Tuesday-Louis F. & Cora E. (Roop) Schumm

This is the tombstone of Louis F. And Cora (Roop) Schumm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

SCHUMM
Louis F.
1892-1974

Cora E.
1884-1971

Willshire, Schumm, & Chatt-1914 R.G. Dun Mercantile Reference

Who knew that some local towns and their merchants were listed in the R.G. Dun Mercantile Agency Reference Books years ago? Yes, this is the same R.G. Dun who eventually became Dun and Bradstreet. Willshire, Schumm, and Chattanooga are all called Banking Towns in their publication.  

M.J. Schumm, General Store at Schumm, Ohio, 1883

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.