Monthly Archive: July 2020

Jul 31

Old Photo of Chatt Bar

Today, an old photo from Chattanooga, Ohio, taken in front of the Chatt Bar some time before 1918. As far as I know, the Chatt Bar has always been in the same location.

Jul 28

Tombstone Tuesday- Philip F. & Leona B. (Schumm) Schumm

This is the tombstone of Philip F. and Leona B (Schumm) Schumm, located in row 5 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:
SCHUMM
Philip F.
1882-1968
Leona B.
1877-1958

Jul 24

Nimrod Headington, After the Gold Rush

Last week’s blog post was the final installment of Nimrod Headington’s 1852 journal, Trip to California. Nimrod was a young man in his mid-twenties when he returned from California.  What did Nimrod do after he returned from his gold rush adventure in 1853? What did he do the rest of his life?

Jul 21

Tombstone Tuesday-Aaron H. & Mildred A. (Steinbauer) Buechner

This is the tombstone of Aaron H. and Mildred A. (Steinbauer) Buechner, located in row 9 of Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Schumm, Van Wert County, Ohio. The marker is inscribed:

BUECHNER
Aaron H.
1899-1987
Mildred A.
1910-2007

Jul 17

Nimrod Headington Journal, 1852, part 22

This is the final installment of the transcriptions of Nimrod Headington’s 1852 journal, Trip to California. Today’s blog post begins in early July 1853. After panning for gold for nearly a year, Nimrod is ready to head back to Ohio. Nimrod’s story continues:

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