Aug. 6, 1820 Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
May 25, 1866 Gold Hill Storey County Nevada, USA
John Blight Was born in Oldenberg Germany in 1820, he later immigrated to America in the 1850's and selttled in Gold Hill Nevada where he worked as a miner. He was killed in a mining accident in the Overman mine on May 25th 1866 at age 46 and was laid to rest in the Gold Hill cemetery. His grave stone has been smashed or stolen by vandals.