Sister Maria Innocentia Hummel Timeline
Born in Massing, Germany and christened Berta Hummel.
Studied at the State School of Applied Arts in Munich, Germany.
Entered Franciscan Convent of Siessen, Germany as a candidate.
Worked in the vestment workshop, taught children and created made-to-order works of art.
Distributed first edition of pictures and postcards in Rottenburg and Munich, Germany.
Accepted as a postulate at the Siessen Convent.
Accepted the name Maria Innocentia.
Began one year novitiate.
Exhibited art in the “Hummel Room” at the Siessen Convent.
Took first religious vows at the Siessen Convent.
Authorised W. Goebel Porzellanfabrik, Rodental, Germany to produce Hummel figurine.
W. Goebel Porzellanfabrik exhibited Hummel figurines at eh Spring Fair in Leipzig, Germany.
Took final religious vows as a Franciscan sister at the Siessen Convent.
Died of tuberculosis in Salgau, Germany.
Berta Hummel Museum opened in Massing, Germany.
Hummel Museum opened in New Braunfels, Texas.