Eleanor “Ellen” (Lightcap) Jones was the sister of my 3rd great-grandfather, Levi Lightcap. Her first husband was Samuel Jones who died in 1838. They had a son, William Jones, who … Continue reading Marriage: Eleanor (Lightcap) Jones and John Lawrence
Alice Theresa (Rafferty) Lightcap was married to Albert “Bert” Lightcap, brother of my great-grandfather Ernest Edward Lightcap. She lived in Hammond, Indiana, for the last 30 years of her life. A former resident of North Judson, Indiana, her obituary appeared in the North Judson News on October 27, 1938. I received this obituary from my mom.
Transcription of obituary:
The following account of the death of a former North Judson resident, Mrs. A. T. Lightcap, widow of Bert Lightcap, appeared in a Hammond paper during the first week of this month:
“Mrs. Alice T. Lightcap, 66 of 1050 Eaton street, Hammond died at St. Margaret’s hospital, following a lingering illness. She had been a resident of Hammond for 30 years and was a charter member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars auxiliary.
Interment was made in the Oak Hill cemetery. Last rites were given in the Christian Science ritual. Survivors include two sons, Herbert G., a Hammond policeman; Clarence R., employee of Borden’s Dairy; a daughter, Mrs. Ada Kohl of Hammond; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Sade Smith, Huntingdon, and Mrs. Grace Weddel of Indianapolis and a brother, Harry Rafferty of Indianapolis.”
The Lightcap family will be well remembered by many of the older residents, having lived her for many years, before leaving hear about 35 years ago.
Eunice Strelesky and Albert Lightcap are my grandparents, and figuring out their correct marriage date has been challenging. Both my dad and Uncle Bill told me that their parents married … Continue reading Marriage: Eunice Strelesky and Albert Lightcap
I updated reports for the descendants of Andreas “Anton” and Eva Barbara (Schick) DEININGER , Nicholas and Mary (Casper) BAUSMAN, Philip and Julia (Stoft) BAUSMAN, Johann J.H. and Henrietta (Koch) … Continue reading Updated Descendant Reports
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
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