John William LIGHTNER


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1. Elizabeth Catherine WICKHAM

John William LIGHTNER 1

  • Born: May 1857, Sistersville, Tyler Co, VA (later WV) 2
  • Marriage (1): Elizabeth Catherine WICKHAM on 8 May 1887 in Tyler Co WV 1
  • Died: 23 Oct 1928, Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV at age 71 3

bullet  General Notes:

1860 VA CENSUS, Tyler Co, Sistersville P.O.: John W. Lightner, 2, b. VA. He was living with Harrison (b. PA) & Mary E. (b. VA) Lightner.

1880 WV CENSUS, Tyler Co, Lincoln Dist: John W. Lightner, 21, grandson, farmer, b. VA, father b. PA, mother b. VA. He was living with his widowed grandmother, Jane Lightner, 61, b. PA.

DEATH CERTIFICATE, Tyler Co, WV: John Wm. Lightner; d. 23 Oct 1928 at R. D. Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV; b. 1857; 71 yrs, 4 mo, 25 days; married; occupation: laborer; father: Harrison Lightner; mother: not known.


John married Elizabeth Catherine WICKHAM, daughter of Elijah John WICKHAM and Margaret A. McMULLIN/MCMULLEN, on 8 May 1887 in Tyler Co WV.1 (Elizabeth Catherine WICKHAM was born on 22 Aug 1859 in Monroe Co, OH,4 died on 25 Apr 1930 in Island Creek Twp, Jefferson Co, OH 4 and was buried on 28 Apr 1930 in Toronto Union Cem., Toronto, Jefferson Co, OH 4.)



1 WV Marriage Records - wvculture.org.

2 1900 WV Census.

3 Death Certificate of John Wm. Lightner.

4 Death Certificate of Elizabeth C. Wickham Lightner.

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