Category Archive: Headington

Oct 30

Tombstone Tuesday–Nimrod Headington

This is the tombstone of Major Nimrod Headington, located in Green Park Cemetery, Portland, Jay County, Indiana. His military veteran’s marker is inscribed, Major N. Headington, 34 Ind. Inf. A large Headington monument is nearby. According to his Indiana death record he died 7 January 1913 at the age of 85 years. Nimrod was the …

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Oct 23

Tombstone Tuesday–Nannie B. Headington

This is the tombstone of Nancy “Nannie” Headington, located in Liber Cemetery, Wayne Township, Jay County, Indiana. The marker is inscribed: Nannie B. Wife of J.W. Headington Died Feb’y, 9, 1871 Aged 35Y. 2 M. 19 D. Nancy “Nannie” Bosworth was born 21 November 1835, as calculated from her tombstone. She was one of twelve …

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Oct 16

Tombstone Tuesday–John Wesley and Laura E. Headington

This is the tombstone of John Wesley and Laura E. Headington, located in Green Park Cemetery, Portland, Jay County, Indiana. The marker is inscribed: HEADINGTON John Wesley Headington 1833-1911 Laura E. His Wife 1852-1918  A Civil War marker at the graveside is inscribed, Maj. Jno. W. Headington, 100 Ind. Inf. John W. Headington’s autobiography: I …

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Oct 09

Tombstone Tuesday–Washington Headington

This is the tombstone of Washington Headington, located in LIber Cemetery, Wayne Township, Jay County, Indiana. The marker is inscribed: Washington Headington Died July 30, 1852 Aged 22 yrs, 4 ms, 27 ds. His tombstone is to the right of his father’s marker, on the left side of the driveway as you drive into the …

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Oct 05

Nicholas Headington in the War of 1812

Last week I finally finished a project that had been on my To-Do List for some time. I completed my application to the United States Daughters of 1812 (U.S.D. 1812). It wasn’t like I had to go out and do a lot of research to complete the application. I had all the documentation right here …

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