Tag Archive: Headington

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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Oct 02

Tombstone Tuesday–Ruth Headington

This is the tombstone of Ruth Headington, located in Liber Cemetery, Wayne Township, Jay County, Indiana. The tombstone is inscribed RUTH, Consort of Nicholas Headington, Died Dec 1, 1865, Aged 71 Ys, 4 Ms, 25 Ds. She is buried next to her husband Nicholas and their son Washington Headington is buried on the other side …

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Sep 28

Nicholas Headington

Nicholas Headington is one of the most popular search terms that brings visitors here to Karen’s Chatt. Nicholas Headington is my fifth greatgrandfather and evidently quite a few researchers are looking for information about him and his family. I will share what I know about him and hope the information will be helpful to other …

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