Tag: Tombstone

Tombstone Tuesday-Woodmen of the World

These unique tree-stump markers are easy to spot in a cemetery and are usually associated with the Woodmen of the World. Woodmen of the World (WOW) is a fraternal benefit society

Tombstone Tuesday-Peter & Hannah M. (Schinnerer) Scare

This is the tombstone of Peter and Hannah (Schinnerer) Scare, located in row 3 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

SCARE
Peter
1862-1946

Hannah M.
1868-1958

Tombstone Tuesday-Edward & Johannah (Meyer) Dirkson

This is the tombstone of Edward and Johannah (Meyer) Dirkson, located in row 11 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

DIRKSON
Edward
1864-1938
Psa. 90
Heb. 4, 9-11
Johannah
1873-1923
Psa. 25-10
Rev. 7, 9-17

Tombstone Tuesday-Tombstone Shapes

Today, more examples of tombstones with a symbolic shape.

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