Levi and Mary (Smith) Lightcap Descendants, Generation 2

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Headstone: Walter and Eliza Jane (Stewart) Lightcap
(photo: Kathryn Lightcap)

5.i. WALTER L. LIGHTCAP (Levi1) was born on 07 November 1842 in Melmore, Seneca County, Ohio. He died on 26 March 1927 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

  • He married (1) ELIZA JANE STEWART on 29 October 1868, daughter of James Stewart and Elizabeth Palmer. She was born on 13 September 1842 in Ohio. She died on 05 January 1912 in Denham, Pulaski County, Indiana.

WALTER L. LIGHTCAP and ELIZA JANE STEWART had the following children:

5.i.a. MARGARET LIGHTCAP. She died in USA (died at 3 years, 1 month).

5.i.b. FRED O. LIGHTCAP. He died in Missouri (died at the age of 4 years and 5 months).

5.i.c. CHARLES LIGHTCAP was born in 1870 in Wayne Township, Starke County, Indiana. He died about 1873.

5.i.d. JAMES BAILEY LIGHTCAP was born on 10 January 1873 in North Judson, Starke County, Indiana. He died on 14 March 1932 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois (Brightʹs disease). He married BERTHA MAE SALES on 16 February 1897 in Cook County, Illinois. She was born in July 1878 in Indiana. She died on 17 March 1933 in Hammond, Lake County, Indiana.

Headstone: John Sherman Lightcap
(photo: Kathryn Lightcap)

5.i.e. JOHN SHERMAN LIGHTCAP was born on 03 August 1880 in North Judson, Wayne Township, Starke County, Indiana. He died on 08 December 1939 in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana (Suicide). He is buried at Pioneer Cemetery in North Judson, Starke County, Indiana. He married MARTHA MAGDALENE KOTTKA. She was born about 1892 in Indiana.

  • He married (2) MARY ELIZABETH JARRETT on 25 June 1913 in Starke County, Indiana, daughter of William Jarrett and Malinda Crawford. She was born on 08 October 1840 in Louisville, Henry County, Indiana. She died on 05 June 1918 in North Judson, Starke County, Indiana.

5.ii. GEORGE LIGHTCAP (Levi1) was born on 27 January 1844 in Melmore, Seneca County, Ohio. He died on 28 November 1928 in Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota.  He is buried at State Veterans Home Cemetery in Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota. He married RHODA ELLEN HERROD on 21 March 1868 in North Judson, Starke County, Indiana, daughter of Thomas Herrod and Ellen Giffin. She was born in October 1848 in Morrow County, Ohio. She died on 11 September 1925 in Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota. She is buried at State Veterans Home Cemetery in Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota.

Headstone: Albert Lightcap
(photo courtesy Andy Gappa)

GEORGE LIGHTCAP and RHODA ELLEN HERROD had the following children:

5.ii.a. HARRY LIGHTCAP was born on 24 June 1871 in North Judson, Starke County, Indiana. He died on 13 January 1946 in Hot Springs, Fall River, South Dakota. He is buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota. He married BELLE MILLER on 12 December 1896. She was born in April 1872 in Michigan. She died on 14 January 1938 in Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota. She is buried at Evergreen Cemetery in Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota.

5.ii.b. ALBERT LIGHTCAP was born on 30 November 1872 in North Judson, Starke County, Indiana. He died on 01 June 1921 in Hammond, Lake County, Indiana. He is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in Hammond, Lake County, Indiana. He married ALICE THERESA RAFFERTY on 02 May 1894 in North Judson, Starke County, Indiana, daughter of Thomas Rafferty and Marie McMaham. She was born on 31 March 1872 in Indiana. She died on 06 October 1938 (St. Margaretʹs Hospital). She is buried at Oak Hill Cemetery in Hammond, Lake County, Indiana.

5.ii.c. ERNEST EDWARD LIGHTCAP was born on 03 April 1879 in North Judson, Starke, Indiana. He died on 09 December 1946 in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.  He is buried at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa.

Headstone: Blanche (Payne) Lightcap
(photo: Kathryn Lightcap)

He married (1) BLANCHE PAYNE on 02 January 1900 in St. Joseph, Berrien County, Michigan, daughter of William Payne and Mary Elizabeth Wynegar. She was born in February 1880 in Starke County, Indiana. She died on 29 December 1903 in North Judson, Starke, Indiana. (Death due to Brightʹs disease, a historical classification of kidney diseases that would be described in modern medicine as acute or chronic nephritis.) She is buried at Pioneer Cemetery in North Judson, Starke, Indiana.

He married (2) HENRIETTA ELIZABETH DOOSE in 1905 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, daughter of John R. Doose and Anna Margaret Westphalen. She was born on 19 March 1878 in Evanston, Cook County, Illinois. (Henrietta Dooseʹs year of birth varies between the 1880, 1900, and 1910 census and her death certificate. Her death certificate DOB is noted, even though I believe she was either born in 1873 or 1874.). She died on 18 September 1917 in Corson County, South Dakota. According to the death certificate, she died of “spasms due to taking a large dose of medication to induce abortion.”

He married (3) SUSAN C. LENSING on 10 July 1918 in Alta Vista, Chickasaw County, Iowa. (She was Ernest and Henrietta Lightcapʹs housekeeper.), daughter of Henry B. Lensing and Mary Bauhaus. She was born on 12 February 1885 in Lawler, Chickasaw County, Iowa. She died on 12 October 1975 in Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa. She is buried at Mount Calvary Cemeteryin Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa.

Headstone: Susan (Lensing) Lightcap
(photo: Kathryn Lightcap)

5.ii.d. BENJAMIN H. LIGHTCAP was born on 06 December 1888 in Indiana. He died on 26 April 1946 in Crown Point, Lake County, Indiana. He married (1) HULDA HARYU (or HARYRE) on 11 December 1909 in Starke County, Indiana, daughter of Michael Haryu (or Haryre) and Leta. She was born about 1890 in Sweden. She died before 1920 (died between 1915 and 1920). He married (2) ORA MAY FADDIS on 16 June 1922 in Beadle County, South Dakota. She was born about 1884 in Iola, Allen County, Kansas.

5.iii. FRANCES J.2 LIGHTCAP (Levi1) was born on 12 April 1846 in Tiffin, Seneca County, Ohio. She died on 29 April 1923. She married AUGUSTUS JOHANN WHITE (WEICHE) on 16 April 1876 in North Judson, Starke County, Indiana. He was born on 05 December 1849 in Vandsburg, Westpreussen, Prussia. He died on 28 January 1934.

AUGUSTUS JOHANN WHITE and FRANCES J. LIGHTCAP had the following children:

5.iii.a. LEWIS EDWARD WHITE was born on 12 January 1877 in North Judson, Starke County, Indiana. He died on 12 November 1940. He married OLIVE PEARL MARTIN. She died on 17 April 1970.

5.iii.b. GEORGE AUGUSTUS WHITE was born on 27 November 1880 in North Judson, Starke County, Indiana. He died on 27 March 1936.

5.iii.c. JOHN HERBERT WHITE was born on 20 May 1883 in North Judson, Starke County, Indiana. He died on 06 October 1962 in California. He married (1) BERTHA SMITH on 04 July 1923. She died on 28 October 1961. He married (2) MYRTLE SISSON.

last updated: November 2012

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