Monthly Archive: March 2020

Mar 13

Nimrod Headington Journal, 1852, part 7

Trip to California, Nimrod Headington’s journal, details his 1852 journey by ship, sailing from New York to San Francisco, where would join the California gold rush. This is the seventh in a series of blog posts, the transcription of Nimrod Headington’s 1852 journal. Today’s installment begins on 15 May 1852, as they sail near Chile. They had been at sea nearly 95 days.

Mar 10

Tombstone Tuesday- Elisabeth (Coffitz) Geisler

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

Hier ruhet in Gott
Elisabeth
Ehefrau von
Nicolaus Geissler
Gest
Den 12 Mai 1905
Alter 76 J. 3 M.
GEISSLER

Mar 06

Nimrod Headington Journal, 1852, part 6

Trip to California.

That is what Nimrod Headington [1] called his journal, which details his journey by ship, sailing from New York to the California gold fields in 1852. [2]

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

Mar 03

Tombstone Tuesday–John G.C. Geisler

This is the tombstone of John G.C. Geisler, located in row 11 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

JOHN G. C.
Nov. 18, 1866
Jan. 7, 1916
Text: St. Mark, 13:35-37
GEISLER

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