Marriage: Ernest Edward Lightcap and Blanche Payne

My great-grandfather Ernest Edward Lightcap married his first wife, Blanche Payne, in St. Joseph, Berrien County, Michigan.  They married on January 2, 1900. He was 21; she was 20. She died of Bright’s disease on December 29, 1903.

Marriage: Ernest Edward Lightcap and Blanche Payne

Transcription of marriage record:

  • Name: Ernest Lightcap
  • Age: 21 years
  • Color: White
  • Residence: Indiana
  • Birthplace: Indiana
  • Occupation: Laborer
  • Father: Geo L
  • Mother: Ella


  • Name: Blanche Payne
  • Age: 20 years
  • Color: White
  • Residence: San Pierre, Indiana
  • Birthplace: Indiana
  • Occupation: At Home
  • Father: Wm. P
  • Mother: Unknown

Marriage Date: 02 Jan 1900
Marriage Place: St Joseph, Berrien, Michigan

Name and Title of Person Performing the Marriage: Theo R. McRoberts, Congregational Minister
Name of Witnesses: Jimmie McRoberts; Mable Carlton
Residence of Witnesses: St. Joseph, Michigan; St. Joseph, Michigan

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