Tag: Zion Lutheran Church Schumm Ohio

Schumm Signatures, 1849

Have you ever wondered what your ancestor’s signature looked like? If you have an ancestor from the Schumm, Ohio, area, their signature may be written below. Below is a list of names from the old record book of Zion Lutheran Church, Schumm, that dates back to 1849. Johann G. Streckfuss was Zion’s pastor and their …

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Tombstone Tuesday–Eva M.K. Sauer

This is the tombstone of Eva Sauer, located in row 2 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed: Eva M.K. Tochter Von Adam U. Magdalena SAUER Geboren 2 Dec 1887 Gestorben 21 Oct 1888 Eva M.K., daughter of Adam and Magdalena Sauer, born 2 December 1887, died 21 October …

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1908 German Lutheran Mission Feast, Schumm, Ohio

Below is a nice picture postcard of the 1908 German Lutheran Mission Feast in Schumm, Ohio. The postcard is postmarked Schumm, Ohio, 13 October 1908. There are young and old alike gathered and everyone is certainly dressed in their Sunday best—the ladies in beautiful long flowing white dresses and the gents in their suits, ties, …

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