Monthly Archive: March 2020

Mar 31

Tombstone Tuesday–Conrad Baals

This is the tombstone of Conrad Baals, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

In memory of
CONRAD BAALS
Died
Mar 7, 1889
Aged
71 Y, 7 M, 12 D
BAALS

Mar 27

Photos Colorized by MyHeritage.com

Today I am taking a break from Nimrod Headington’s accounts of his voyage from New York to San Francisco in 1852.

The past couple weeks have been trying times for all, as we are all asked to do our part and stay at home to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Joe and I are doing fine here.

Mar 24

Tombstone Tuesday-Anna (Geisler) Baals

This is the tombstone of Anna (Geisler) Baals, located in row 11 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

Anna Baals
1828-1925

Mar 20

Nimrod Headington Journal, 1852, part 8

Trip to California, Nimrod Headington’s journal, [1] details his journey by ship, sailing from New York to San Francisco, to pan for gold in 1852. [2]

This is the eighth in a series of blog posts, the transcription of Nimrod Headington’s 1852 journal.

Mar 17

Tombstone Tuesday–Nicholas Geisler

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

GEISLER
Nicholas
Geisler
June 27, 1832
Feb. 16, 1912

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