Tag: Tombstone

Tombstone Tuesday-Georg J Brenner

This is the tombstone of Georg J. Brenner, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Georg J. Brenner
Geboren
Oct. 11, 1797
Gestorben
Feb. 23, 1879
[Alter 82 Y, 4 M, 12 D]

Tombstone Tuesday-Sphere

You may have seen a grave marker topped with sphere or ball. The 3-D circle represents eternity and the unending circle of life.

Tombstone Tuesday-Emma German [?]

This tombstone is located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker’s inscription can no longer be read. What do you do when a tombstone is so weathered that its inscription is no longer legible?

Tombstone Tuesday-Lillie E. Gunsett

This is the tombstone of Lillie E. Gunsett, located in row 7 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:
GUNSETT
Lillie E.
1898-1989

Tombstone Tuesday-Rose Symbol

A rose signifies beauty, hope, or unfailing love.