Herbert Deininger was the oldest son of William and Louisa (Muegge) Deininger, and brother to my great-grandmother Minnie (Deininger) Bohnsack. In November 1911, he was accidentally shot by his three-year-old … Continue reading Herbert Deininger Dies of Bullet Wound
Albert Lightcap married Lucy Waggoner on August 15, 1866, in Putnam County, Ohio. Albert’s parents were Robert and Lucretia (Halsey) Lightcap. Robert’s brother was my ggg-grandfather Levi. Albert and Lucy … Continue reading Marriage: Albert Lightcap and Lucy Waggoner
Amelia “Millie” Strelesky was a younger sister to my great-grandfather, John Joseph “Jack” Strelesky. Millie was born July 1883 in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. She was the fifth of eight children … Continue reading Marriage: Amelia Strelesky and James Arthur Moore
Catherine (Hebenstreit) Bausman was my gg-grandmother. She was born December 23, 1863, in Shullsburg, Wisconsin to Vitus and Bertha (Schafer) Hebenstreit. She had four siblings, two identified: Andrew and Anna … Continue reading Obituary: Catherine (Hebenstreit) Bausman
James Sanford Lightcap married Sarah Swartz on December 31, 1864 in Fulton County, Ohio. James’ parents were Robert and Lucretia (Halsey) Lightcap. Robert’s brother was my ggg-grandfather Levi. James and … Continue reading Marriage: James Sanford Lightcap and Sarah Swartz
Daniel Firestone was my 5th great-grandfather. He was born in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to Johannes Feuerstein and Augusta Justina Maria Hildebrand. He married Anne “Nancy” Lang in Cocalico Twp, Pennsylvania, … Continue reading Daniel Firestone Will
Hattie Brooks was the daughter of Samuel and Mary Jane (Lightcap) Brooks. Mary Jane was the sister of my ggg-grandfather, Levi.
Hattie married her first husband, Anson Miley, on Christmas Day 1872 when she was 16 years old. He was 33. Their son, Drayton Luther Anson Miley, was born January 1874. Anson died in October 1875 leaving Hattie a widow.
Hattie married James Leiby in May 1876. To this union, nine children were born: Helen, George, Henry, Herbert, Dora, Jennie, Edward, William and Howard.