My paternal 4th great-grandfather was John Lightcap (abt 1778 – aft 1864), husband of Mary Chamberlin. Identifying his parents has proven frustratingly difficult. There is no proof of parentage, only … Continue reading Aaron Leightcap / Lightcap
Elizabeth Davis was the daughter of John Davies II and Jennifer “Jane” Blewett. She was born in Cornwall, England on December 6, 1834, the fourth of five children. Her siblings … Continue reading Death Notice: Elizabeth (Davis) Wear
People start genealogy researching their family history for many different reasons. Mine was pretty simple. I wanted to join the Daughters of the American Revolution. I wasn’t sure when I … Continue reading Daughters of the American Revolution Application Approved!
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
Walter Lightcap was a son of Levi and Mary (Smith) Lightcap and brother to my gg-grandfather George. A biography of Walter was published in “A Standard History of Starke County … Continue reading Biography: Walter Lightcap
Rebecca (Firestone) Smith was my gggg-grandmother and she was the wife of Christian Smith. Her daughter Mary was Levi Lightcap‘s wife. Rebecca’s father, Daniel, is the ancestor traced back to … Continue reading Obituary: Rebecca (Firestone) Smith