Zachariah Lewis1

d. 1810
Marriage*He married Sarah __?__.1
Will*4 June 1809Zachariah Lewis of Warrington, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, yeoman, prepared his will dated 4 June 1809, naming his wife, Sarah, his son, Thomas Lewis, and his daughters, Rachel Heaton, Sarah Kelly, Fanny Scout, Anna Thompson and Rebecca Roberts. He appointed his son Thomas and son-in-law, James Scout, his Executors. To his wife Sarah, he bequeathed £18 per year "Cow 7c.";

Zachariah's father prepared his will naming his wife, Sarah, his son, Thomas Lewis, and his daughters, Rachel Heaton, Sarah Kelly, Fanny Scout, Anna Thompson and Rebecca Roberts. He appointed his son Thomas and son-in-law, James Scout, his Executors. To his daughter Rachel Heaton's children, he bequeathed £100; to his daughter Sarah Kelly's children, he bequeathed £130; to his daughter Fanny Scout's children, he bequeathed £100; to Anna Thompson's children, he bequeathed £100; to his daughter Rebecca Roberts's children, he bequeathed £130; and to his son Thomas, he bequeathed the 100 acres he then lived on, for life, and then to his children. The witnesses to his will were Robert Shewell and Eliza Currie.1
Death*1810He probably died about 1810.1
Probate*31 May 1811His will was probated on 31 May 1811 in Bucks County. The probate of his estate may have been delayed due to an issue from the Registrar's Court dated November 1809, possibly referencing Robert Thompson, caveator.1

Citations

  1. [S1614] Pennsylvania, Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, Bucks, Abstracts of Wills, 1685-1825, image# 561 of 713, abstract#2007, referencing page 209, Zachariah Lewis of Warrington Township, yeoman, will dated 4 June 1809 and proved on 31 May 1811. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993.

Abram Libby1

b. 1830
Birth*1830Abram Libby was born about 1830 in Canada.2
Marriage*13 November 1856He married Mary Brumbaugh, daughter of Samuel Brumbaugh and Magdalena Palmer, on 13 November 1856 in Jackson County, Iowa.1
(Son-in-Law) Census US 186010 July 1860Abram Libby, his surname spelled "Libbie" by the census taker, was enumerated with his wife on the 1860 census taken on 10 July 1860 in Buffalo, Scott County, Iowa. The couple was counted as a separate family in the home of his wife's parents, Magdalena and Samuel Brumbaugh. Abram was 30 years of age and his wife, Mary, was age 23.2

Family

Mary Brumbaugh b. 3 Nov 1838

Citations

  1. [S1508] Iowa, U.S., Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Mary Brumbaugh and Abram Libby on 13 November 1856 in Jackson County, Iowa, citing FHL Film# 1492127. Hereinafter cited as Iowa, U.S., Select Marriages Index, 1758-1996.
  2. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Samuel and Magdalena Brumbaugh, The National Archives in Washington D.C.; Record Group: Records of the Bureau of the Census; Record Group Number: 29; Series Number: M653; Residence Date: 1860; Home in 1860: Buffalo, Scott, Iowa; Roll: M653_340; Page: 529; Family History Library Film: 803340. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.

Pearl M. Liebmann1,2

b. 28 February 1885, d. 8 November 1943
Birth*28 February 1885Pearl M. Liebmann was born on 28 February 1885 in Kansas.1,3
Name VariationHer full name was Pearl Marguerite Liebmann.3
Marriage*31 January 1911She married, as his first wife, Earl Howard Welcome shortly after their marriage license was issued on 31 January 1911 in Manhattan, New York City, New York.1,2
Census US 1930*9 April 1930Pearl M. and Earl Howard Welcome were enumerated on the 1930 census taken on 9 April 1930 at 119 East 5th Street, Downey, Los Angeles County, California. Earl was 48 years of age, a veteran of the World War I, and a medical Physician, with employees, working on his own account, and Pearl was 45 years of age. They had been ages 29 and 26 years, respectively, when they married, owned their home which was valued at $9,000, and also owned a radio set. Their two daughters were enumerated with them in 1930. Vera, who was recorded as their adopted daughter, was 14 years old, and Earljean was age 13. Both girls had attended school within the census year.1
Death*8 November 1943She died on 8 November 1943 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, at age 583
Burial*11 November 1943 and was buried on 11 November 1943 in Section 95, Lot 1005 of Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis.3

Family

Earl Howard Welcome b. bt 1881 - 1882, d. 1966
Child1.Earljean Loredo Welcome1 b. 29 Aug 1916

Citations

  1. [S91] 1930 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Earl Howard and Pearl M. Welcome, Year: 1930; Census Place: Downey, Los Angeles, California; Page: 7B; Enumeration District: 0921; FHL microfilm: 2339861. Hereinafter cited as 1930 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2493] New York, New York, U.S., Marriage License Indexes, 1907-2018, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage license issued to Earl H Welcome and Pearle M Liebmann on 31 January 1911 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA, citing License# 3097, referencing New York City Municipal Archives; New York, New York; Borough: Manhattan; Volume Number: 1. Hereinafter cited as New York, New York, U.S., Marriage License Indexes, 1907-2018.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Pearl Marguerite (Liebmann) Welcome, Memorial# 46045005. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Amanda Virginia Liggett1

b. 22 November 1850, d. 25 December 1931
Father*George H. Liggett2,1 b. 24 Jun 1806, d. 15 May 1889
Mother*Mary Peterson3,1 b. 28 Sep 1808, d. 27 Jan 1899
Birth*22 November 1850Amanda Virginia Liggett was born on 22 November 1850 in Iowa.1
Marriage*1874She married Charles Henry Bogart, son of Garret Bogart and Elisabeth C. Embrey, in 1874.1
(Wife) Death5 October 1916Amanda became a widow when Charles Henry Bogart died on 5 October 1916 at age 83.4
Death*25 December 1931She died on 25 December 1931 in Orange County, California, at age 811
Burial* and was buried in Fairhaven Memorial Park, Santa Ana, Orange County.1

Family

Charles Henry Bogart b. 30 Oct 1832, d. 5 Oct 1916

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Amanda Virginia (Liggett) Bogart, Memorial# 115848402. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, George H Liggett, Memorial# 93113359.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary (Peterson) Liggett, Memorial# 93113461.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Charles Henry Bogart, Memorial# 28180112.

George H. Liggett1

b. 24 June 1806, d. 15 May 1889
Birth*24 June 1806George H. Liggett was born on 24 June 1806 in Ohio.1
Marriage*He married Mary Peterson.2,1
Death*15 May 1889He died on 15 May 1889 in Lebanon, Linn County, Oregon, at age 821
Burial* and was buried in the IOOF Cemetery, Lebanon.1

Family

Mary Peterson b. 28 Sep 1808, d. 27 Jan 1899
Child1.Amanda Virginia Liggett1,3 b. 22 Nov 1850, d. 25 Dec 1931

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, George H Liggett, Memorial# 93113359. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary (Peterson) Liggett, Memorial# 93113461.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Amanda Virginia (Liggett) Bogart, Memorial# 115848402.

Jefferson Davis Lighthill1

b. November 1859, d. 18 January 1938
Father*Robert Hendrickson Lighthill1,2 b. 29 May 1827, d. 4 Feb 1902
Mother*Lydia McMannis1,3 b. 16 Aug 1835, d. 11 Dec 1922
Birth*November 1859Jefferson Davis Lighthill was born on November 1859 in Paulding County, Ohio.1
(Brother) Census US 191021 April 1910Jefferson was enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 21 April 1910 in the household of his brother, William N. Lighthill, in Brown, Paulding County, Ohio. Jefferson was single, 50 years of age and worked as a laborer doing odd jobs.4
Death*18 January 1938He died on 18 January 1938 in Paulding County, Ohio, at age 781
Burial* and was buried in Prairie Chapel Cemetery, Oakwood, Paulding County.1

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Jefferson Davis Lighthill, Memorial# 198477062. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Robert Hendrickson Lighthill, Memorial# 129878687.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lydia “Liddie” (McMannis) Lighthill, Memorial# 37891473.
  4. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William N. Lighthill, Year: 1910; Census Place: Brown, Paulding, Ohio; Roll: T624_1220; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0050; FHL microfilm: 1375233. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.

John M. Lighthill1,2

b. 6 June 1880, d. 2 May 1960
Father*Robert Hendrickson Lighthill3,4 b. 29 May 1827, d. 4 Feb 1902
Mother*Lydia McMannis5,4 b. 16 Aug 1835, d. 11 Dec 1922
Birth*6 June 1880John M. Lighthill was born on 6 June 1880 in Oakwood, Montgomery County, Ohio.4,2
Marriage*25 December 1898He married first Alpha Ralston on 25 December 1898 in Paulding County, Ohio.6
Census US 1900*5 June 1900Alpha (Ralston) and John M. Lighthill were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 5 June 1900 in Brown, Paulding County, Ohio. John was 19 years old and worked as a farm laborer, and Alpha was age 18. They rented their house, had been married for one year, and Alpha had given birth to one child, a daughter Liddie, who was 9 months old.7
(Husband) DeathMay 1907John became a widower when Alpha (Ralston) Lighthill died in May 1907 at age 25.8
Marriage*14 September 1907He married second Wandas V. McCullough on 14 September 1907 in Paulding County, Ohio.9,10,4,2
(Married Brother) Census US 191021 April 1910John M. was enumerated with his wife and three children on the 1910 census taken on 21 April 1910 in the household of his brother, William N. Lighthill, in Brown, Paulding County, Ohio. John was 30 years of age and worked as a laborer doing odd jobs. His second wife, Wandas V., was 21 years of age and had given birth to one child, Oscar J. Lighthill, who was one year old. John's two surviving daughters from his first marriage, Lydia E. and Orpha M., were ages 10 and 4 years old, respectively, and Lydia had attended school within the census year.11
(Husband) Death11 July 1954John became a widower for the second time when Wandas Victoria (McCullough) Lighthill died on 11 July 1954 at age 65.10,2
Death*2 May 1960He died on 2 May 1960 in Owosso Shiawassee County, Shiawassee County, Michigan, at age 792,4
Burial* and was buried with his second wife in Block 120, Grave 190 of Riverside Cemetery, Albion, Calhoun County, Michigan.4,10

Family 1

Alpha Ralston b. Jun 1881, d. May 1907
Children1.Lydia E. Lighthill12,11 b. 18 Aug 1899
2.Zella M. Lighthill13 b. 28 Sep 1901
3.Mae Lighthill+1,6,14 b. 25 May 1905, d. 26 Feb 1991

Family 2

Wandas V. McCullough b. 2 Nov 1888, d. 11 Jul 1954
Child1.Oscar J. Lighthill11 b. 1909

Citations

  1. [S2090] Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Homer C Nichols of Albion, Michigan, factory worker, age 24, born in Homer, Michigan, parents Myron H Nichols and Elizabeth Linton, married Mae Lighthill of Albion, Michigan, age 18, born in Ohio, parents John Lighthill and Luella "Rhoulston", first marriage for each, married on 6 March 1923 in Albion, Calhoun, Michigan, USA, by Reverend Allen Miller, Assembly of God Church, record# 104, citing Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, MI, USA, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Film# 167, "1923 Barry-1923 Genesee". Hereinafter cited as Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  2. [S2096] U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current, online at www.ancestry.com, Battle Creek Enquirer, (Battle Creek, Michigan), Monday, 2 May 1960, page 5, from Albion, reporting the death of John M. Lighthill, retired Union Steel Products Company boilerman, died morning of 2 May 1960 at home of daughter, Mrs. Harold Shaffer of 600 Hillcrest Street where he had made his home, born in Oakwood, Ohio, son of Robert and Lydia (McManus) Lighthill, moved to Albion 50 years earlier, married Wandas McCullough on 10 September 1907 in Paulding, Ohio, she died in 1954; he was survived by five daughters, Mrs. LaVern (Lydia) Einhart of Augusta, Mrs. Frank (May) Collins of Battle Creek, Mrs. Ernest (Helen) Winchell of Albion, and Mrs. Harold (Mildred) Shaffer of Albion, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Robert Hendrickson Lighthill, Memorial# 129878687. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John McManus Lighthill, Memorial# 13061367.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lydia “Liddie” (McMannis) Lighthill, Memorial# 37891473.
  6. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of John M Lighthill and Alpha Ralston on 25 December 1898 in Paulding County, Ohio, USA, they were married by the Reverend S. H. Lighthill, referencing FHL Film# 000925301. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993.
  7. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John M. and Alpha L. Lighthill, Year: 1900; Census Place: Brown, Paulding, Ohio; Roll: 1312; Page: 4; Enumeration District: 0043; FHL microfilm: 1241312. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  8. [S2510] Ohio, U.S., Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Obituary Index, 1810s-2016, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Alpha Lighthill in May 1907 in Oakwood, Ohio, USA, age 25, married on 25 December 1898 to John Lighthill, born in June 1881 to Samuel, referencing Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center; Spiegel Grove, Fremont, Ohio; Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Ohio Obituary Index, 1830s to 2011; Title: Paulding Obituary Card File; Location: Paulding County Carnegie Library; Description: Card file of obituary clippings; Details: LIGHTHILL J ALPHA. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, U.S., Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Obituary Index, 1810s-2016.
  9. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of John M. Lighthill, laborer, age 27 on 6 June 1907, residence Oakwood, Ohio, born in Paulding County, Ohio, parents Hendricks Lighthill and Lydia McManus, was married once before and no wife living, and Wandas V. Mc Cullough, housekeeper, age 19 on 2 November 1907, residence Oakwood, Paulding County, Ohio, born in Paulding County, parents Grant McCullough and Rosa Edwards, not previously married, not a widow or divorced woman, married on 14 September 1907 in Paulding County, Ohio, USA, referencing FHL Film# 000925302.
  10. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Wandas Victoria (McCullough) Lighthill, Memorial# 13061391.
  11. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William N. Lighthill, Year: 1910; Census Place: Brown, Paulding, Ohio; Roll: T624_1220; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0050; FHL microfilm: 1375233. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S2041] Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Lida E. Lighthill on 18 August 1899 in Brown Township, Paulding, Ohio, parents, John M. Lighthill and Alpha L. Rolson, referencing FHL Film# 925298. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973.
  13. [S2041] Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Zella M. Lighthill on 28 September 1901 in Brown Township, Paulding, Ohio, parents, John M. Lighthill and Alpha Rolston, referencing FHL Film# 925298.
  14. [S2041] Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Orpha May Lighthill on 25 May 1905 in Brown, Paulding, Ohio, parents, J. M. Lighthill and Alpha W. Ralston, referencing FHL Film# 925298.

Lydia E. Lighthill1

b. 18 August 1899
Father*John M. Lighthill2,1 b. 6 Jun 1880, d. 2 May 1960
Mother*Alpha Ralston2,1 b. Jun 1881, d. May 1907
Birth*18 August 1899Lydia E. Lighthill was born on 18 August 1899 in Brown, Paulding County, Ohio.1,2
Name VariationShe was called Liddie.3
(Daughter) Census US 19005 June 1900Liddie was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 5 June 1900 in the household of her parents in Brown, Paulding County, Ohio. She was 9 months old.3
(Daughter) DeathMay 1907She was 7 years old when her mother died in May 1907 at age 25.4
(Daughter) Marriage14 September 1907Four months after her mother's death, on 14 September 1907, her father married a second time to Wandas V. McCullough.5,6,7,8
(Niece) Census US 191021 April 1910Lydia E. was enumerated with her father and stepmother on the 1910 census taken on 21 April 1910 in the household of her uncle, William N. Lighthill, in Brown, Paulding County, Ohio. Lydia was 10 years old and had attended school within the census year.1

Citations

  1. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William N. Lighthill, Year: 1910; Census Place: Brown, Paulding, Ohio; Roll: T624_1220; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0050; FHL microfilm: 1375233. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S2041] Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Lida E. Lighthill on 18 August 1899 in Brown Township, Paulding, Ohio, parents, John M. Lighthill and Alpha L. Rolson, referencing FHL Film# 925298. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973.
  3. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John M. and Alpha L. Lighthill, Year: 1900; Census Place: Brown, Paulding, Ohio; Roll: 1312; Page: 4; Enumeration District: 0043; FHL microfilm: 1241312. Hereinafter cited as 1900 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S2510] Ohio, U.S., Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Obituary Index, 1810s-2016, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Alpha Lighthill in May 1907 in Oakwood, Ohio, USA, age 25, married on 25 December 1898 to John Lighthill, born in June 1881 to Samuel, referencing Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center; Spiegel Grove, Fremont, Ohio; Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Ohio Obituary Index, 1830s to 2011; Title: Paulding Obituary Card File; Location: Paulding County Carnegie Library; Description: Card file of obituary clippings; Details: LIGHTHILL J ALPHA. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, U.S., Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Obituary Index, 1810s-2016.
  5. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of John M. Lighthill, laborer, age 27 on 6 June 1907, residence Oakwood, Ohio, born in Paulding County, Ohio, parents Hendricks Lighthill and Lydia McManus, was married once before and no wife living, and Wandas V. Mc Cullough, housekeeper, age 19 on 2 November 1907, residence Oakwood, Paulding County, Ohio, born in Paulding County, parents Grant McCullough and Rosa Edwards, not previously married, not a widow or divorced woman, married on 14 September 1907 in Paulding County, Ohio, USA, referencing FHL Film# 000925302. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Wandas Victoria (McCullough) Lighthill, Memorial# 13061391. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John McManus Lighthill, Memorial# 13061367.
  8. [S2096] U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current, online at www.ancestry.com, Battle Creek Enquirer, (Battle Creek, Michigan), Monday, 2 May 1960, page 5, from Albion, reporting the death of John M. Lighthill, retired Union Steel Products Company boilerman, died morning of 2 May 1960 at home of daughter, Mrs. Harold Shaffer of 600 Hillcrest Street where he had made his home, born in Oakwood, Ohio, son of Robert and Lydia (McManus) Lighthill, moved to Albion 50 years earlier, married Wandas McCullough on 10 September 1907 in Paulding, Ohio, she died in 1954; he was survived by five daughters, Mrs. LaVern (Lydia) Einhart of Augusta, Mrs. Frank (May) Collins of Battle Creek, Mrs. Ernest (Helen) Winchell of Albion, and Mrs. Harold (Mildred) Shaffer of Albion, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current.

Mae Lighthill1

b. 25 May 1905, d. 26 February 1991
Father*John M. Lighthill1,2,3 b. 6 Jun 1880, d. 2 May 1960
Mother*Alpha Ralston1,2,3 b. Jun 1881, d. May 1907
Birth*25 May 1905Mae Lighthill was born on 25 May 1905 in Brown, Paulding County, Ohio.1,3,4
Name VariationJune 1905Her full name was Orpha May Lighthill.3
(Daughter) DeathMay 1907She was 2 years old when her mother died in May 1907 at age 25.5
(Daughter) Marriage14 September 1907Four months after her mother's death, on 14 September 1907, her father married a second time to Wandas V. McCullough.6,7,8,9
(Niece) Census US 191021 April 1910Orpha M. was enumerated with her father and stepmother on the 1910 census taken on 21 April 1910 in the household of her uncle, William N. Lighthill, in Brown, Paulding County, Ohio. Orpha Mae was 4 years old.10
Census US 1920*6 January 1920She may have been the May Lighthill who was enumerated on the 1920 census taken on 6 January 1920 in the household of Lewis F. and Mae Stricker at 4121 Brockway Place, Albion, Calhoun County, Michigan. May was recorded as a roomer, 14 years old, and working for wages as a maid doing housework. She had attended school within the census year.11
Marriage*6 March 1923She married first, as his first wife, Homer C. Nichols, son of Myron H. Nichols and Elizabeth Linton, on 6 March 1923 in Albion, Calhoun County, Michigan. Homer was 24 years of age and a factory worker, and Mae was age 18.1
Divorce Granted*13 June 1925An absolute divorce was granted to Homer C. Nichols against Mae (Lighthill) Nichols on 13 June 1925 in Jackson County, Michigan. Homer had filed on 7 April 1925 citing extreme cruelty, and court documents reported that Dorothea Mae Nichols, who was one year old, was the only child affected by the divorce.12
Marriage*28 June 1925She married second, as his first wife, James D. Kelley, son of James W. Kelley and Josie Wilson, on 28 June 1925 in Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan. James was 22 years of age and worked as a stock puller, and Mae was age 19. The date of their marriage was two weeks after the date of her divorce from her first husband.13
Divorce Granted*30 January 1926Six months after the date of their marriage, an absolute divorce was granted to Mae Kelley against James D. Kelley on 30 January 1926 in Jackson County, Michigan. Mae had filed on 17 November 1925 citing non-support and extreme cruelty, and court documents reported there were no children affected by the divorce.14
Marriage6 March 1926Her third marriage was a remarriage to her first husband, Homer C. Nichols, son of Myron H. Nichols and Elizabeth Linton, on 6 March 1926 in Jackson, Jackson County, Michigan. Homer was 27 years of age and worked as a Trainman, and Mae was age 20. The date of their marriage was five weeks after the date of her divorce from her second husband.15
Divorce Granted28 April 1928An absolute divorce was granted to Mae Nichols against Homer C. Nichols on 28 April 1928 in Jackson County, Michigan. Mae had filed on 28 February 1928, less than two years after their remarriage, citing extreme cruelty. Court documents reported there were no children affected by the divorce.16
Marriage*6 April 1929She married for the fourth time, as his first wife, Vernal B. Wallace on 6 April 1929 in Lucas County, Ohio.17
Divorce Granted*11 April 1931An absolute divorce was granted to Vernal B. Wallace against Mae Wallace on 11 April 1931 in Jackson County, Michigan. Vernal had filed on 14 January 1930 citing extreme cruelty, and court documents reported there were no children affected by the divorce.18
Marriage*5 March 1933She married for the fifth time, as his first wife, Ralph M. Bishop, son of Phillip J. Bishop and Norine Morse, on 5 March 1933 in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan.19
Census US 1940*5 June 1940Mae and Ralph M. Bishop were enumerated on the 1940 census taken on 5 June 1940 at 6410 32nd Street, Precinct 21, Pinellas County, Florida. Ralph was 31 years of age, had completed his education through the 4th year of High School, and worked as a meat cutter in a privately owned grocery store. He had worked 48 hours the week before the census was taken, 52 weeks in 1939, and his income in 1939 was $1,820. Mae was recorded as 31 years of age, had completed her education through the 4th year of High School, and worked as a saleslady in a privately owned retail bakery. She had worked 48 hours the week before the census was taken, 16 weeks in 1939, and her income in 1939 was $192. They had no other sources of income, rented their house for $25 per month, and on 1 April 1935 had lived in Lansing, Lenawee County, Michigan.20
Draft Registration*16 October 1940Her husband, Ralph Morris Bishop, completed his World War II Draft Registration Card on 16 October 1940 in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida. His home address was reported as Box 949, Route 2, St. Petersburg, and the person who would always know his address was his wife, whose name was recorded as Orpha Mae Bishop, and her address the same as his.21
Divorce*Mae and Ralph separated, and were probably divorced, because Ralph married again in 1945, and Mae married again in 1946.22,23
Marriage*5 November 1946She married for the sixth time, as his second wife, Elsworth Acker, son of Albert Clifford Acker and Eva R. Hand, on 5 November 1946 in Indiana.23
Marriage*She married for the seventh time, as his first wife, Frank A. Collins, son of William Collins and Ella May McCullum.24,4,25,26
Death*26 February 1991She died as Orpha Mae (Lighthill) Collins on 26 February 1991 in the Battle Creek Health System-Leila Site, Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Michigan, at age 8524,25,4
Burial* and was buried in Floral Lawn Memorial Gardens, Battle Creek.4

Family 1

Homer C. Nichols b. 19 Jul 1898, d. 31 Jan 1966
Child1.Dorothea Mae Nichols12 b. 1924

Family 2

James D. Kelley b. 1903

Family 3

Vernal B. Wallace b. 5 Jun 1905

Family 4

Ralph M. Bishop b. 2 May 1908, d. 18 May 1956

Family 5

Elsworth Acker b. 1922

Family 6

Frank A. Collins b. 17 Feb 1923, d. 14 Nov 2008

Citations

  1. [S2090] Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Homer C Nichols of Albion, Michigan, factory worker, age 24, born in Homer, Michigan, parents Myron H Nichols and Elizabeth Linton, married Mae Lighthill of Albion, Michigan, age 18, born in Ohio, parents John Lighthill and Luella "Rhoulston", first marriage for each, married on 6 March 1923 in Albion, Calhoun, Michigan, USA, by Reverend Allen Miller, Assembly of God Church, record# 104, citing Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, MI, USA, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Film# 167, "1923 Barry-1923 Genesee". Hereinafter cited as Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952.
  2. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of John M Lighthill and Alpha Ralston on 25 December 1898 in Paulding County, Ohio, USA, they were married by the Reverend S. H. Lighthill, referencing FHL Film# 000925301. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993.
  3. [S2041] Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Orpha May Lighthill on 25 May 1905 in Brown, Paulding, Ohio, parents, J. M. Lighthill and Alpha W. Ralston, referencing FHL Film# 925298. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Orpha M Collins, Memorial# 183292479. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  5. [S2510] Ohio, U.S., Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Obituary Index, 1810s-2016, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Alpha Lighthill in May 1907 in Oakwood, Ohio, USA, age 25, married on 25 December 1898 to John Lighthill, born in June 1881 to Samuel, referencing Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center; Spiegel Grove, Fremont, Ohio; Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Ohio Obituary Index, 1830s to 2011; Title: Paulding Obituary Card File; Location: Paulding County Carnegie Library; Description: Card file of obituary clippings; Details: LIGHTHILL J ALPHA. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, U.S., Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center Obituary Index, 1810s-2016.
  6. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of John M. Lighthill, laborer, age 27 on 6 June 1907, residence Oakwood, Ohio, born in Paulding County, Ohio, parents Hendricks Lighthill and Lydia McManus, was married once before and no wife living, and Wandas V. Mc Cullough, housekeeper, age 19 on 2 November 1907, residence Oakwood, Paulding County, Ohio, born in Paulding County, parents Grant McCullough and Rosa Edwards, not previously married, not a widow or divorced woman, married on 14 September 1907 in Paulding County, Ohio, USA, referencing FHL Film# 000925302.
  7. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Wandas Victoria (McCullough) Lighthill, Memorial# 13061391.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John McManus Lighthill, Memorial# 13061367.
  9. [S2096] U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current, online at www.ancestry.com, Battle Creek Enquirer, (Battle Creek, Michigan), Monday, 2 May 1960, page 5, from Albion, reporting the death of John M. Lighthill, retired Union Steel Products Company boilerman, died morning of 2 May 1960 at home of daughter, Mrs. Harold Shaffer of 600 Hillcrest Street where he had made his home, born in Oakwood, Ohio, son of Robert and Lydia (McManus) Lighthill, moved to Albion 50 years earlier, married Wandas McCullough on 10 September 1907 in Paulding, Ohio, she died in 1954; he was survived by five daughters, Mrs. LaVern (Lydia) Einhart of Augusta, Mrs. Frank (May) Collins of Battle Creek, Mrs. Ernest (Helen) Winchell of Albion, and Mrs. Harold (Mildred) Shaffer of Albion, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current.
  10. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William N. Lighthill, Year: 1910; Census Place: Brown, Paulding, Ohio; Roll: T624_1220; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0050; FHL microfilm: 1375233. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  11. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, enumeration of May Lighthill, as a roomer in the household of Lewis F. and Mae Striker, Year: 1920; Census Place: Albion Ward 3, Calhoun, Michigan; Roll: T625_759; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 31. Hereinafter cited as 1920 United States Federal Census.
  12. [S2224] Michigan, U.S., Divorce Records, 1897-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, absolute divorce decree granted on 13 June 1925 in Jackson County, Michigan, USA, to Homer C Nichols, libellant, vs. Mae Nichols, filed on 7 April 1925 for cause of extreme cruelty, married on 6 March 1923 in Albion, Michigan, one child in family, Dorothea Mae Nichols, age one year, referencing Docket# 8-323, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, Michigan, Michigan. Divorce records. Hereinafter cited as Michigan, U.S., Divorce Records, 1897-1952.
  13. [S2090] Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Mae Lighthill of Jackson, Michigan, age 19, born about 1906 in Ohio, parents John Lighthill and Louella Ralston, married James D Kelley of Jackson, Michigan, stock puller, age 22, born about 1903 in Ohio, parents James Kelley and Josie Wilson, married on 28 June 1925 in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, USA, record# 422, citing Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, MI, USA, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Film# 182, "1925 Ionia-1925 Menominee."
  14. [S2224] Michigan, U.S., Divorce Records, 1897-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, absolute divorce decree granted on 30 January 1926 in Jackson County, Michigan, USA, to Mae Kelley, libellant, vs. James Kelley, filed on 17 November 1925 for cause of non-support and extreme cruelty, married on 28 June 1925 in Jackson County, Michigan, no children in family, referencing Docket# 8-550, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, Michigan, Michigan. Divorce records.
  15. [S2090] Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of May Lighthill of Albion, Michigan, age 20, born about 1906 in Oakwood, Ohio, parents John Lighthill and Louella Ralston, had been married one time before and her maiden name was May Lighthill, married H C Nichols of Jackson, Michigan, Trainman, age 27, born about 1899 in Homer, Michigan, parents M. H. Nichols and Elizabeth Linton, had been married one time before, married on 6 March 1926 in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, USA, County File# 40, State File# 38 106, citing Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, MI, USA, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Film# 95, "Isabella (1946)-Jackson (1927)."
  16. [S2224] Michigan, U.S., Divorce Records, 1897-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, absolute divorce decree granted on 28 April 1928 in Jackson County, Michigan, USA, to Mae Nichols, libellant, vs. Homer C, Nichols, filed on 28 February 1928 for cause of extreme cruelty, married on 6 March 1926 in Jackson County, Michigan, no children in family, referencing Docket# 10 - 148, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, Michigan, Michigan. Divorce records.
  17. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Mae Lighthill Nichols of Albion, Michigan, age 23 years on 25 May 1928, born in Ohio, daughter of John Lighthill and Luella Ralston, married once before, divorced, her married name being Mrs. H. C. Nichols, and Vernal Wallace of 615 Phillips, welder, age 24 years on 5 June 1929, born in Michigan, son of John Wallace and Fanny Boyer, not previously married, married on 6 April 1929 in Lucas, Ohio, USA, referencing FHL Film# 002169927.
  18. [S2224] Michigan, U.S., Divorce Records, 1897-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, absolute divorce decree granted to husband on 11 April 1931 in Jackson County, Michigan, USA, for cause, extreme cruelty, filed 14 January 1930 by Vernal B Wallace vs. Mae Wallace, married on 6 April 1929 in Toledo, Ohio, number of children 0, referencing Docket# 11-353, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, Michigan, Michigan. Divorce records.
  19. [S2090] Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Mr. Ralph Bishop of Coldwater, Michigan, grocery clerk, no previous marriages, age 24, born in Coldwater, Michigan, parents Phill Bishop and Norine Morris, and Mae Lighthill of Battle Creek, Michigan, bookkeeper, one previous marriage and maiden name was Mae Lighthill, age 26, born in Oakwood, Ohio, parents John Lighthill and Luella Ralston, married on 5 March 1933 in Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, USA, in presence of witnesses Cyrus M. Heath and Elizabeth Heath, County File# 49, State File# 13 4141, citing Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, Michigan, USA, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Film# 29, "Calhoun (1930-1937)."
  20. [S1441] 1940 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Ralph and Mae Bishop, Year: 1940; Census Place: Pinellas, Florida; Roll: m-t0627-00610; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 52-53. Hereinafter cited as 1940 United States Federal Census.
  21. [S1967] U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, online at www.ancestry.com, registration of Ralph Morris Bishop of St Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, USA, age 32, born on 2 May 1908 at Coldwater, Michigan, USA, registered on 16 October 1940 in St Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, USA, describing him as 5' 10' in height, weighing 155 lbs., light complexion, blue eyes and brown hair, person who would always know his address, his wife, Mae Orpha Bishop, referencing U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947, National Archives at St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, WWII Draft Registration Cards for Florida, 10/16/1940-03/31/1947, Records of the Selective Service System, 147, Box 36. Hereinafter cited as U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.
  22. [S2090] Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Hazel (Draper) Aldrich of 219 Second Street, Jackson, Michigan, Stenographer, married once before, age 45, born in Jackson, Michigan, parents William J Draper and Inez Frances Sharpe, married Ralph M Bishop of 219 Second Street, Jackson, Michigan, Meat Market Operator, married once before, age 40, born in Coldwater, Michigan, parents Phillip J. Bishop and Norine Morse, on 8 December 1945 in Jackson, Jackson, Michigan, USA, record# , citing Michigan, U.S., Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Michigan Department of Community Health, Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Lansing, MI, USA, Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, Film# 99, "Jackson (1943-1946)."
  23. [S1566] Indiana, U.S., Marriages, 1810-2001, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Orpha Mae Bishop of Battle Creek, Michigan, age 38, born on 25 May 1908 in Paulding County, Ohio, daughter of John Lighthill and Luella Ralston, and Elsworth Acker of Battle Creek, Michigan, age 25, born on 19 December 1921 in Jackson County, Michigan, son of Albert Acker and Eva Hand, married on 5 November 1946 in Indiana, United States, married by, citing page 362 and referencing FHL Film# 001887342. Hereinafter cited as Indiana, U.S., Marriages, 1810-2001.
  24. [S2096] U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current, online at www.ancestry.com, Battle Creek Enquirer, (Battle Creek, Michigan), Wednesday, 27 February 1991, page 2, reporting the death of Orpha Mae (Lighthill) Collins, 85, of Battle Creek; died Tuesday, 26 February 1991 in Battle Creek Health System/Leila Site, where she had been a patient since the Thursday before; born in Paulding County, Ohio, came to Battle Creek 50 years before from Jackson, worked at the former Allman-Cummings Bakery for a short time and was a homemaker; surviving are husband, Frank Collins, one grandchild, and half-sisters, Helen Winchell and Mildred Shaffer, both of Albion; a daughter, Dorothea Sawchuk, preceded her in death.
  25. [S2096] U.S., Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current, online at www.ancestry.com, Battle Creek Enquirer, (Battle Creek, Michigan), Saturday, 15 November 2008, page 4, reporting the death of Frank A. Collins of Battle Creek, age 85, passed away on Friday, 14 November 2008 at Lifespan Good Samaritan Hospice Residence in Battle Creek; born February 17, 1923 in Pennfield Township, Michigan, son of William and Ella May (McCullum) Collins, married Orpha Mae Lighthill who preceded him in death on February 26, 1991; survived by his caregiver, Dorothy German; preceded in death by parents and brothers and sisters, Edward, Jim, Ted, John, Fred and Pete Collins, Josephine and Frances Collins, Janet Ingersoll and Elizabeth Treat; served in the U.S. Navy during WWII as a Coxswain; retired from Clark Equipment Company in 1979 after 33 years.
  26. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Frank A Collins, Memorial# 183292472.

Oscar J. Lighthill1

b. 1909
Father*John M. Lighthill1 b. 6 Jun 1880, d. 2 May 1960
Mother*Wandas V. McCullough1 b. 2 Nov 1888, d. 11 Jul 1954
Birth*1909Oscar J. Lighthill was born about 1909 in Ohio.1
(Nephew) Census US 191021 April 1910Oscar J. was enumerated with his parents on the 1910 census taken on 21 April 1910 in the household of his uncle, William N. Lighthill, in Brown, Paulding County, Ohio. Oscar was one year old.1

Citations

  1. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William N. Lighthill, Year: 1910; Census Place: Brown, Paulding, Ohio; Roll: T624_1220; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0050; FHL microfilm: 1375233. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.

Robert Hendrickson Lighthill1

b. 29 May 1827, d. 4 February 1902
Birth*29 May 1827Robert Hendrickson Lighthill was born on 29 May 1827 in Beaver County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*11 December 1851He married Lydia McMannis on 11 December 1851 in Richland County, Ohio.2,1,3
Death*4 February 1902He died on 4 February 1902 in Paulding County, Ohio, at age 741
Burial* and was buried in Prairie Chapel Cemetery, Oakwood, Paulding County.1

Family

Lydia McMannis b. 16 Aug 1835, d. 11 Dec 1922
Children1.Jefferson Davis Lighthill4,1 b. Nov 1859, d. 18 Jan 1938
2.William N. Lighthill5,1 b. 16 Jun 1872, d. 21 Oct 1946
3.John M. Lighthill+1,6 b. 6 Jun 1880, d. 2 May 1960

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Robert Hendrickson Lighthill, Memorial# 129878687. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lydia “Liddie” (McMannis) Lighthill, Memorial# 37891473.
  3. [S1576] Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of R. H. Lighthill and Lydia McMannis on 11 December 1851 in Richland County, Ohio, USA, referencing FHL Film# 000388736. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, County Marriage Records, 1774-1993.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Jefferson Davis Lighthill, Memorial# 198477062.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Nelson Lighthill, Memorial# 198477237.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, John McManus Lighthill, Memorial# 13061367.

William N. Lighthill1

b. 16 June 1872, d. 21 October 1946
Father*Robert Hendrickson Lighthill2,4 b. 29 May 1827, d. 4 Feb 1902
Mother*Lydia McMannis2,3 b. 16 Aug 1835, d. 11 Dec 1922
Birth*16 June 1872William N. Lighthill was born on 16 June 1872 in Paulding County, Ohio.2
Name VariationHis full name was William Nelson Lighthill.2
Census US 1910*21 April 1910William N. Lighthill was enumerated as the head of his household on the 1910 census taken on 21 April 1910 in Brown, Paulding County, Ohio. He was single, 37 years of age and a general farmer and employer. He owned his farm free of mortgage and made a home for his extended family. Those enumerated with him included his mother, two brothers, a sister-in-law, two nieces and a nephew. His mother, Lydia M. Lighthill, was a widow, 75 years of age, had given birth to eleven children, nine of whom were living. Her son, Jefferson, was single, 50 years of age, and worked as a laborer doing odd jobs. William's other brother, John M. Lighthill, who also worked as a laborer doing odd jobs, was 30 years of age, and married to his second wife, Wandas V., who was 21 years of age. It was her first marriage and she had given birth to one child, Oscar J. Lighthill, who was one year old. John's two surviving daughters from his first marriage, Lydia E. Lighthill and Orpha M. Lighthill, were ages 10 and 4 years old, respectively, and Lydia had attended school within the census year.1
Death*21 October 1946He died on 21 October 1946 in Paulding County, Ohio, at age 742
Burial* and was buried in Prairie Chapel Cemetery, Oakwood, Paulding County.2

Citations

  1. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of William N. Lighthill, Year: 1910; Census Place: Brown, Paulding, Ohio; Roll: T624_1220; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0050; FHL microfilm: 1375233. Hereinafter cited as 1910 United States Federal Census.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, William Nelson Lighthill, Memorial# 198477237. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lydia “Liddie” (McMannis) Lighthill, Memorial# 37891473.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Robert Hendrickson Lighthill, Memorial# 129878687.

Zella M. Lighthill1

b. 28 September 1901
Father*John M. Lighthill1 b. 6 Jun 1880, d. 2 May 1960
Mother*Alpha Ralston1 b. Jun 1881, d. May 1907
Birth*28 September 1901Zella M. Lighthill was born on 28 September 1901 in Brown, Paulding County, Ohio.1

Citations

  1. [S2041] Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Zella M. Lighthill on 28 September 1901 in Brown Township, Paulding, Ohio, parents, John M. Lighthill and Alpha Rolston, referencing FHL Film# 925298. Hereinafter cited as Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973.

Cecily Lill1

Father*Robert Lill1
Mother*Ellinor Ussher2 d. 22 Nov 1640
Birth*Cecily Lill was born in Trim, County Meath, Ireland.2
Marriage*She married Thomas Burrowes, son of Robert Burrowes and Frances Leigh.1,2

Family

Thomas Burrowes d. 1679
Children1.Robert Burrowes1 d. 1725
2.Hugh Burrowes1
3.Thomas Burrowes+1 d. b 1732
4.Alexander Burrowes+1 b. c 1660, d. c 1732

Citations

  1. [S1562] Burke's Peerage Limited, Burke's Irish Family Records, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (London, England: Burke's Peerage Limited, 1976), Burrowes, pages 184-187. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Irish Family Records.
  2. [S1563] Reverend William Ball Wright M.A. T.C.D., The Ussher Memoirs; Genealogical Memoirs of the Ussher Families in Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (with appendix, pedigree and index of names). (Dublin; London: Sealy, Bryers & Walker; Mitchell & Hughes, 1889), page 83. Hereinafter cited as The Ussher Memoirs.

Robert Lill1

Marriage*He married Ellinor Ussher, daughter of Arland Ussher and Margaret Stanishurst.2
Political Service*He was Justice of the Peace of Trim, County Meath.1

Family

Ellinor Ussher d. 22 Nov 1640
Child1.Cecily Lill+1

Citations

  1. [S1562] Burke's Peerage Limited, Burke's Irish Family Records, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (London, England: Burke's Peerage Limited, 1976), Burrowes, pages 184-187. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Irish Family Records.
  2. [S1563] Reverend William Ball Wright M.A. T.C.D., The Ussher Memoirs; Genealogical Memoirs of the Ussher Families in Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (with appendix, pedigree and index of names). (Dublin; London: Sealy, Bryers & Walker; Mitchell & Hughes, 1889), page 83. Hereinafter cited as The Ussher Memoirs.

Elizabeth Lilley1

Marriage*10 February 1714She married Oxenbridge Thacher of Milton, son of Reverend Peter Thacher of Milton and Theodora Oxenbridge, on 10 February 1714 in Milton, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Oxenbridge Thacher b. 17 May 1681, d. 1772
Child1.Oxenbridge Thacher Jr.+2,1 b. 3 Jan 1719/20, d. 9 Jul 1765

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Milton Marriages, Volume 1, page 178. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S494] Boston MA: Church Records, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Old South Church, page 158. Hereinafter cited as Boston MA: Church Records.

Elmer Lilley1

b. 1858
Relationship8th great-grandson of John Heaton
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Solomon P. Lilley1 b. 1829
Mother*Emaline Heaton1 b. 10 Dec 1835
Birth*1858Elmer Lilley was born about 1858 in Pennsylvania.2,3
(Son) Census US 18609 July 1860Elmer appeared on the 1860 census taken on 9 July 1860 in the household of his parents in Lexington, Stark County, Ohio. He was 2 years old, and had been born in Pennsylvania.2
(Son) Census US 187015 June 1870Elmer appeared on the 1870 census taken on 15 June 1870 in the household of his parents in Lexington, Stark County, Ohio. He was enumerated as "Elmore", was 13 years of age and had attended school within the year. Unlike the 1860 census which reported his place of birth as Pennsylvania, the 1870 census stated his birth place as Ohio.4
(Son) Census US 188019 June 1880Elmer appeared on the 1880 census taken on 19 June 1880 in the household of his parents in Lexington, Stark County, Pennsylvania. He was reported to have been born in Ohio, was 22 years of age and doing farm work.5

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."
  2. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Solomon P. Lilley, Lexington, Stark, Ohio; Roll: M653_1037; Page: 38; Image: 81; Family History Library Film: 805037. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, page 261, noting his year of birth as 1861. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  4. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Solomon "Lilly", Lexington, Stark, Ohio; Roll: M593_1268; Page: 258B; Image: 522; Family History Library Film: 552767. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Solomon P. Lilley, Lexington, Stark, Ohio; Roll: 1067; Family History Film: 1255067; Page: 101A; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 0459. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.

Honora Lilley1

Relationship8th great-granddaughter of John Heaton
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Solomon P. Lilley1 b. 1829
Mother*Emaline Heaton1 b. 10 Dec 1835
Birth*Honora Lilley was born in Pennsylvania.2

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, page 261, spelling her surname "Lillie" and noting her birth year as 1857 and her placement in the family as her parent's first child. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Ida E. Lilley1,2

b. 1857
Relationship8th great-granddaughter of John Heaton
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*Solomon P. Lilley1 b. 1829
Mother*Emaline Heaton1 b. 10 Dec 1835
Birth*1857Ida E. Lilley was born about 1857 in Pennsylvania.2,3
(Daughter) Census US 18609 July 1860Ida appeared as on the 1860 census taken on 9 July 1860 in the household of her parents in Lexington, Stark County, Ohio. She was 3 years old, and had been born in Pennsylvania.2
(Daughter) Census US 187015 June 1870Ida appeared on the 1870 census taken on 15 June 1870 in the household of her parents in Lexington, Stark County, Ohio. She was 13 years of age and had attended school within the year. Unlike the 1860 census which reported her place of birth as Pennsylvania, the 1870 census stated her birth place as Ohio.4
(Daughter) Census US 188019 June 1880Ida appeared on the 1880 census taken on 19 June 1880 in the household of her parents in Lexington, Stark County, Pennsylvania. She was reported to have been born in Ohio, was 23 years of age and helping with the housework.5

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."
  2. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Solomon P. Lilley, Lexington, Stark, Ohio; Roll: M653_1037; Page: 38; Image: 81; Family History Library Film: 805037. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, page 261, noting her year of birth as 1859. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  4. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Solomon "Lilly", Lexington, Stark, Ohio; Roll: M593_1268; Page: 258B; Image: 522; Family History Library Film: 552767. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  5. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Solomon P. Lilley, Lexington, Stark, Ohio; Roll: 1067; Family History Film: 1255067; Page: 101A; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 0459. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.

Solomon P. Lilley1,2

b. 1829
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Birth*1829Solomon P. Lilley was born about 1829 in Pennsylvania.2,3
Name VariationHe was called Sol.1
Marriage*13 September 1853He married Emaline Heaton, daughter of Weaver Heaton and Rebecca Naylor Sharp, on 13 September 1853.1,4
Census US 1860*9 July 1860Emaline and Solomon P. Lilley were enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 9 July 1860 in Lexington, Stark County, Ohio. Solomon was age 31, and a farmer with real estate valued at $4000 and a personal estate of $800. Emaline's name was transcribed as "Emeline", and she was 23 years of age. The couple lived with their two children, Ida E. who was 3, and Elmer who was 2. Everyone in the household had been born in Pennsylvania.5
Census US 1870*15 June 1870Emaline and Solomon Lilley appeared on the 1870 census taken on 15 June 1870 in Lexington, Stark County, Ohio. The family's surname was enumerated as "Lilly". Solomon was 43 years of age and a farmer with real estate valued at $6000 and a personal estate of $1200. Emaline was age 34 and keeping house. The couple lived with their two children, Ida E. who was 13, and Elmer, who was enumerated as "Elmore", age 12. Both of the children had attended school within the year and were reported to have been born in Ohio.3
Census US 1880*19 June 1880Emaline and Solomon P. Lilley were enumerated on the 1880 census taken on 19 June 1880 in Lexington, Stark County, Pennsylvania. Solomon was 53 and a farmer, and Emaline, who was enumerated as "Emeline", was 44 and keeping house. Their children, Elmer E. age 22 and doing farm work, and Ida E. age 23 and helping with the housework, lived with their parents. Also living with the family was a nephew Hugh Heaton who was age 7. The parents were still reported as having been born in Pennsylvania, and all of the children, including Hugh, were reported to have been born in Ohio.2

Family

Emaline Heaton b. 10 Dec 1835
Children1.Honora Lilley1
2.Ida E. Lilley1 b. 1857
3.Elmer Lilley1 b. 1858

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."
  2. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Solomon P. Lilley, Lexington, Stark, Ohio; Roll: 1067; Family History Film: 1255067; Page: 101A; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 0459. Hereinafter cited as 1880 United States Federal Census.
  3. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Solomon "Lilly", Lexington, Stark, Ohio; Roll: M593_1268; Page: 258B; Image: 522; Family History Library Film: 552767. Hereinafter cited as 1870 United States Federal Census.
  4. [S1437] Extended Heaton Family, miscellaneous notes from previous generations. Handwritten notes from multiple hands, not dated, LHB Notebook - Document Copies, Summerlin, Nevada. Hereinafter cited as Extended Heaton Family.
  5. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Solomon P. Lilley, Lexington, Stark, Ohio; Roll: M653_1037; Page: 38; Image: 81; Family History Library Film: 805037. Hereinafter cited as 1860 United States Federal Census.

Margaret Lillie1

b. 26 August 1729, d. after 4 May 1773
Birth*26 August 1729Margaret Lillie was born on 26 August 1729 in Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut.1
Marriage*11 September 1750She married Lemuel Snow, son of Solomon Snow and Bathsheba Mahurin, on 11 September 1750 in Stafford Springs, Tolland County, Connecticut.1
Death*after 4 May 1773She died after 4 May 1773.1

Family

Lemuel Snow b. 1729, d. 11 Nov 1777

Citations

  1. [S416] The Alden Kindred Database, online at www.alden.org. The Alden Organization states that "the Alden Kindred Database is incomplete. It is not yet a complete listing of all Alden descendants; nor of all members of the Kindred. It contains information taken from various sources including Alden Kindred lineage papers, Mayflower Five Generations Project research, published genealogies, and other databases, not all of which has been fully documented." Nevertheless, some information obtained from the Alden Kindred Database has been included in this collection with the knowledge that, even if not accurate, may provide valuable clues. Information provided, unless additional proof has been offered, has not yet been verified and cannot be guaranteed. Hereinafter cited as Alden Kindred Database.

Abiathar Lincoln1

b. 4 June 1759
Father*Daniel Lincoln Jr.1 b. c 1720
Mother*Hannah Leonard1
Birth*4 June 1759Abiathar Lincoln was born on 4 June 1759 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Citations

  1. [S1196] Malloy M. Miller, "The Daniel Lincolns in Taunton, Massachusetts in the Mid-Eighteenth Century", New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 124, pages 198-201, (July 1970). Hereinafter cited as "Daniel Lincolns in Taunton."

Annie Lincoln1

Marriage*23 December 1689She married Daniel Owen on 23 December 1689 in Taunton, Bristol County.2

Family

Daniel Owen
Child1.Elizabeth Owen+1

Citations

  1. [S1194] Thomas J. Lothrop, The Nicholas White Family, 1643-1900, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Taunton, Massachusetts: Thomas J. Lothrop, printed by C.A. Hack & Son, 1902), page 25. Hereinafter cited as Nicholas White Family, 1643-1900.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Marriages, Volume 2, page 349. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Benjamin Lincoln1

Family

Child1.Charity Lincoln1 d. 1783

Citations

  1. [S1190] Frederick Clifton Pierce, Field Genealogy: being the record of all the Field family in America, whose ancestors were in this country prior to 1700, Volume 1, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Chicago, Illinois: Hammond Press, W.B. Conkey Company, 1901), pages 350-354. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.

Charity Lincoln1

d. 1783
Father*Benjamin Lincoln2
Marriage*She married, as his first wife, Zebulon Field Jr. of Taunton, son of Zebulon Field and Anne Williams, probably in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Death*1783She died in 1783.2

Family

Zebulon Field Jr. b. c 1739, d. 20 Nov 1805

Citations

  1. [S1190] Frederick Clifton Pierce, Field Genealogy: being the record of all the Field family in America, whose ancestors were in this country prior to 1700, Volume 1, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Chicago, Illinois: Hammond Press, W.B. Conkey Company, 1901), pages 235-238. Hereinafter cited as Field Genealogy, Volume 1.
  2. [S1190] Frederick Clifton Pierce, Field Genealogy, Volume 1, pages 350-354.

Daniel Lincoln1

b. 1685, d. 11 October 1768
Birth*1685Daniel Lincoln was born in 1685 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1
Marriage*He married Susannah __?__.1
Death*11 October 1768Identified as "Old Daniel Lincoln" in the "Ancient Records of Taunton", Book I, page 140, he died on 11 October 1768 in Taunton at age 83.1

Citations

  1. [S1196] Malloy M. Miller, "The Daniel Lincolns in Taunton, Massachusetts in the Mid-Eighteenth Century", New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 124, pages 198-201, (July 1970). Hereinafter cited as "Daniel Lincolns in Taunton."

Daniel Lincoln Jr.1

b. circa 1720
Father*Daniel Lincoln1 b. 1685, d. 11 Oct 1768
Mother*Susannah __?__1
Birth*circa 1720Daniel Lincoln Jr. was born circa 1720.1
Marriage*12 April 1750He married Hannah Leonard, daughter of William Leonard and Anne Barney, on 12 April 1750 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Family

Hannah Leonard
Child1.Abiathar Lincoln1 b. 4 Jun 1759

Citations

  1. [S1196] Malloy M. Miller, "The Daniel Lincolns in Taunton, Massachusetts in the Mid-Eighteenth Century", New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 124, pages 198-201, (July 1970). Hereinafter cited as "Daniel Lincolns in Taunton."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Taunton Marriages, Volume 2, page 291. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Ebenezer Lincoln1

(3rd Neighbor) Land Records13 July 1739Ebenezer Lincoln was described as a neighbor when Zebulon Field and his wife Anne Field sold land in Taunton, Bristol County, to William Leonard, a cordwainer, on 13 July 1739.1

Citations

  1. [S597] Bristol County (Mass.) deed records, v. 1-556, (1686-1900 and 1686-1956) index -, 1686-1956. Microreproduction of original records in the registrar's office, Taunton, Massachusetts. Includes index. Note: Part I of Volume 7, pages 1-654 of this series was found on Film# 1405193 and has been referenced separately in this project as Source# 597. Film# 465433, Book 26, page 285, Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Bristol County, Massachusetts Deeds: Taunton Registry (1686-1900).

Elizabeth Lincoln1

Marriage*She married Thomas Nichols.1

Family

Thomas Nichols
Child1.Martha Nichols1 b. 26 Mar 1749

Citations

  1. [S857] James S. Cushing, The genealogy of the Cushing family: an account of the ancestors and descendants of Matthew Cushing, who came to America in 1638, downloaded from the Open Library Project at www.openlibrary.org. Matthew Cushing was born in England in 1589 and settled in Hingham, Massachusetts in 1638. Includes index. (Montreal, Canada: The Perrault Printing Company, 1905), page 90. Hereinafter cited as Cushing family genealogy.

George Lincoln1

Father*Daniel Lincoln1 b. 1685, d. 11 Oct 1768
Mother*Susannah __?__1

Citations

  1. [S1196] Malloy M. Miller, "The Daniel Lincolns in Taunton, Massachusetts in the Mid-Eighteenth Century", New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 124, pages 198-201, (July 1970). Hereinafter cited as "Daniel Lincolns in Taunton."