Tag Archive: Portland Indiana

May 10

Tombstone Tuesday-Mary Ann Cottrell Headington

Mary A Cottrell Headington, Died June 19, 1903, Aged 86y, 8m, 14d, Green Park Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana

This is the tombstone of Mary Ann Cottrell Headington, located in Green Park Cemetery, Portland, Jay County, Indiana. The gravestone is inscribed: Mary A Cottrell Headington, died June 19, 1903, aged 86y, 8m, 14d. Her date of birth was 5 October 1816, calculated from the age given on her tombstone. Mary Ann Cottrell married William …

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Apr 29

A Snapshot of the Past-Five Generations of My Family

Front: William Reid, Gertrude (Brewster) Miller, Mary Ann (Cotterell) Headington. Back: Pearl (Reid) Brewster, Elvira (Headington) Reid. c1898

This five generation photo is one of my favorites. William Reid, featured in my latest Tombstone Tuesday blog, is the man seated in the photo and is my second great grandfather. The little girl in the photo is my grandmother, Gertrude Miller, nee Brewster. Her mother, Pearl Brewster, nee Reid, is standing on the left. …

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Apr 26

Tombstone Tuesday–William W. & Emily E. (Bryan) Reid

William W. Reid & Emily E. nee Bryan, Green Park Cemetery, Jay County, Indiana

This is the tombstone of William W. and Emily E. (Bryan) Reid, located in Green Park Cemetery, Portland, Jay County, Indiana. William and Emily were my second great grandparents. The marker is inscribed: REID William W. Reid 1855-1906 Emily E. His Wife 1856-1940 William (2 February 1855-2 February 1905) was the son of Daniel and …

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