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Elijah John WICKHAM
(1830-1914)
Margaret A. McMULLIN/MCMULLEN
(1836-1911)
Robert Rawson LIGHT
(1865-1921)
Martha Ann WICKHAM
(1870-)
James Marion LIGHT
(1889-1975)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Della Mae GRIM

James Marion LIGHT 2

  • Born: 27 May 1889, Tyler Co, WV 3
  • Marriage (1): Della Mae GRIM on 13 Jan 1914 in Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV 1
  • Died: 1975 at age 86 4
  • Buried: Greenwood Cem, Tyler Co, WV 4
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bullet  General Notes:

1910 WV CENSUS, Tyler Co, Lincoln Dist: Robert Light, 52, 1st marriage, married 21 yrs, b. OH, parents b. OH, laborer, glasshouse; wife Martha, 39, 1st marriage, married 21 yrs, 3 children, 3 living, b. OH, parents b. OH; son James L., 20, single, laborer, glasshouse; son William, 17, laborer, glass house; son George, 7. All children were b. WV, parents b. OH. (Listed on the same census page were John Wickham, "Elija Wickan", Sarah C. Bennett, Joseph R. Bennett and Harrison Lightner.)

WV MARRIAGE RECORDS, Tyler Co: James Marion Light, 22, & Della May Grim, 19, were granted a marriage license on 31 Jan. 1914. Both were b. Tyler Co and both resided Tyler Co; his parents: Rob't Light & Martha Light nee Wickham; her parents, A. J. Grim & Martha Craven; James was a glass worker; informant: Messrs. Ore Grim & A. J.. They were married 31 Jan 1914 at Sistersville by M. F. Pritchard, Minister of the M. E. Church.

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: James Marion Light, East Charles St., Sistersville, WV; 27; b. May 27, 1889 in Tyler Co, WV; glass worker, Independent Glass Co, Sistersville, WV; supports wife & 2 children; married; did not claim exemption from draft; medium height, slender, blue eyes, black hair.

1920 WV CENSUS, Tyler Co, Lincoln Dist: James Light, 29, laborer, boiler works; wife Della (Hella?), 24; dau. Andy(?), 5; dau. Deloris, 2-3/12; dau. Helen, 7/12. All were b. WV and their parents b. WV.

1930 WV CENSUS, Tyler Co, Lincoln Dist: James M. Light, 40, 1st marriage age 24, b. WV, parents b. WV, mixer batch(?), glass factory; wife Della M., 34, 1st marriage age 17, b. WV, father b. PA, mother b. WV; dau. Opal A., 16; dau. Dolores J., 12; dau. "Phillis" J., 8; dau. Mary A., 6; son Robert J., 5; son Joseph W., 2-1/12. All children were b. WV and their parents b. WV.

U.S. WWII DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1942: James Marion Light, East Charles St., Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV; 52; b. May 27, 1889, Tyler, WV; person who will always know his adress: Mrs. Della Mae Light, Sistersville, WV; not employed.

TYLER CO, WV CEMETERIES, Greenwood Cemetery: James M. Light 1889 - 1975


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James married Della Mae GRIM, daughter of A. J. GRIM and Myrtle F. (---), on 13 Jan 1914 in Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV.1 (Della Mae GRIM was born in Nov 1895 in WV,5 died in 1980 4 and was buried in Greenwood Cem, Tyler Co, WV 4.)


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Sources


1 WV Marriage Records - wvculture.org.

2 1900 WV Census.

3 U.S. Draft Registration Cards, 1942.

4 Tyler Co, WV Cemeteries (web-site).

5 1930 WV Census.


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