Tag Archive: Jay County Indiana

Oct 30

Tombstone Tuesday–Nimrod Headington

Major Nimrod Headington, Green Park Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

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 09

Tombstone Tuesday–Washington Headington

Washington Headington, Liber Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

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 02

Tombstone Tuesday–Ruth Headington

Ruth Headington, Liber Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana.

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 family, 1850 U.S. census, Knox County, Ohio.

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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Feb 03

John Bryan’s Bible

John Bryan's Bible, 1849

Last summer I visited Ed, a distant relative who lives in Jay County, Indiana. We both descend from different children of John and Hannah (Huey) Bryan. John was born in 1824 and died in 1900. During our visit Ed showed me John Bryan’s Bible. He thought this was John’s everyday Bible and the one he …

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