Ellen (Lightcap) Jones Lawrence, daughter of John Lightcap and Mary Chamberlin, died on February 5, 1895, in Bloomville, Seneca Co, Ohio, at the home of her daughter Anna (Lawrence) Carson. … Continue reading Death of Ellen (Lightcap) Jones Lawrence
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
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.
Levi Lightcap and Mary Smith are my ggg-grandparents. They married in Seneca County, Ohio, on January 26, 1942. Levi’s parents are John and Mary Lightcap. Mary’s parents are Christian and … Continue reading Marriage Record: Levi Lightcap and Mary Smith
I’ve decided that I’m going to start posting chancery records. They are invaluable sources of information. My mother is the queen of finding land records, so all thanks should be directed to her.
This is the chancery record that Nathaniel Lynch deeded to John Lightcap, “the East half of the North Part quarter of Section twenty two, in Township one North, of Range fifteen” in Seneca County, Ohio. Recorded June 13, 1835. John Lightcap was my gggg-grandfather.
I usually try to transcribe the records that I post. However, figuring out the handwriting on chancery records and typing it out takes a lot of time. So, happy reading!
George Lightcap is my gg-grandfather and the son of Levi and Mary (Smith) Lightcap. A biography of George was published in the “Pictorial and Biographical Record of La Porte, Porter, … Continue reading Biography: George Lightcap
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