God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
- Romans 5:8
Price photos from America - shipwreck and 1800s
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Jenera, Ohio
This church in Hancock County was established by immigrants from the Reichenbach area in Germany's Odenwald region. One of the immigrants' ships was wrecked on the coast near Virginia Beach, Va. Descendants of the survivors commemorate the event every September.
Report of the wreck of the immigrants' ships in The Herald of Norfolk, Va.
Memorial commemorating the wreck of the ship called the "Famous Dove" by the immigrants. Cemetery of St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
Depiction of the ship on the memorial at St. Paul's.
A model of the "Famous Dove" inside St. Paul's.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Jenera, Hancock County, Ohio.
Grave of Christian Preiss at St. Pauls. Christian was one of the Odenwald immigrants, though he does not appear to have been on the ship that wrecked. Translation: Here rests in the Lord Christian Preiss, born 17 Augt 1764, died (illegible)"
Grave of Margarethe Preiss at St. Pauls. Margarethe was one of the Odenwald immigrants, though he does not appear to have been on the ship that wrecked. Translation: Here rests in the Lord
Grave of Nicholas and Elisabeth Price at St. Paul's. They were survivors of the shipwreck.
Grave of Nicholas E. and Margaretha Price at St. Paul's.
Eagle Creek, where Nicholas E. Price operated a mill in the 1800s. Ellworth Price wrote: "At one time, Grandpa Nicholas E. Price and Margaret (Tracht) Price owned a grist mill or flour mill – just south of Arlington, take Waterloo Drive west to Eagle Creek."