Monthly Archive: June 2020

Jun 12

Nimrod Headington Journal, 1852, part 18

Today’s blog post is the eighteenth in a series, the transcription of Nimrod Headington’s 1852 journal, Trip to California.

In his journal Nimrod Headington details his 1852 voyage from New York to San Francisco and his search for gold in California.

Nimrod, with several others from Knox County, Ohio, set sail from New York on 16 February 1852, traveling on the clipper ship Racehound. After 5 months at sea they docked at San Francisco on 18 July 1852.

Jun 09

Tombstone Tuesday-Walter E. & Erna T. (Schumm) Schumm

This is the tombstone of Walter E. and Erna T. (Schumm) Schumm, located in row 6 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

SCHUMM
Walter E.
1888-1967
Erna T.
1894-1971

Jun 05

Nimrod Headington Journal, 1852, part 17

Today’s blog post is the seventeenth in a series, the transcription of Nimrod Headington’s 1852 journal, Trip to California.

In his journal Nimrod Headington details his 1852 voyage from New York to San Francisco and his search for gold in California.

Jun 02

Tombstone Tuesday-Amos C. & Esther E. (Schumm) Schumm

Esther E. (Schumm) Schumm, located in row 8 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

SCHUMM
Amos C.
1891-1974
Esther E.
1893-1983
Married May 15, 1918

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