Dust off your walking shoes and join me on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 1 PM, for the History of Yellow Springs’ Parks walking tour. The walking tour will begin at the Mills Park Hotel, located at the corner of Xenia Avenue and Limestone Street.
This week’s post is again highlighting someone who either never had a tombstone or it has been lost over the years. Since the 1890 federal census no longer exists, I can’t determine how old Walter may have been when he died. Clearly, he was loved by his family and friends and it’s sad to think that his final resting place has been lost to time.
As published in the Xenia Daily Gazette in December, 1893:
The death of Walter Jobe, only child, and son of P.M. Jobe and wife, is not only a sad blow to his parents but to the whole community. Walter was an exemplary young man. He was bright and industrious, genial and generous, and was a model young man in every particular. Read Full Article →