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Elijah John WICKHAM
(1830-1914)
Margaret A. McMULLIN/MCMULLEN
(1836-1911)
Robert Rawson LIGHT
(1865-1921)
Martha Ann WICKHAM
(1870-)
William Franklin LIGHT
(1891-1951)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Minnie O. GRIM

William Franklin LIGHT 2

  • Born: 3 Feb 1891, Tyler Co, WV 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Minnie O. GRIM on 25 Nov 1926 in Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV 1
  • Died: 31 Mar 1951 at age 60 4
  • Buried: Greenwood Cem, Tyler Co, WV 4
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bullet  General Notes:

WV BIRTHS 1853-1939: William F. Light was b. 3 Feb. 1891 in Tyler Co. to Robert Light and Martha Ann Wickham Light.

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: William Franklin Light, R.F.D. No. 3, Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV; 26; b. Feby. 3, 1891 in Sistersville, WV; farmer, employed by father, at home; single, no dependents; signed his 'mark', witness: Alex Folger: medium height & build, light blue eyes, light hair.

1920 WV CENSUS, Tyler Co, Lincoln Dist: Robert D. Light, 62, married, b. OH, parents b. OH, laborer, farm; son William Light, 29, single, b. WV, parents b. OH, laborer, boiler shop; son George, 17, single, b. WV, parents b. OH, laborer, boiler shop.

WV MARRIAGE RECORDS, Tyler Co: William F. Light, 35, & Minnie "Grim", 26, were granted a marriage license on 20 Nov 1926. Both were b. Tyler Co, WV and both resided Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV; 1st marriage for both; father of bride: Jack Grim; informant: John Bickel of Tyler Co, WV. William & Minnie were united in marriage on 25 Nov 1926 by R. O. Phillips, Minister of the Gospel in the Methodist Episcopal Church at Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV.

1930 WV CENSUS, Tyler Co, Sistersville City: William F. Light, 39, 1st marriage age 36, b. WV, father b. OH, mother b. WV, express wagon, express comp; wife Minnie, 30, 1st marriage age 27, b. WV, father b. PA, mother b. WV; son Everett, 2-4/12, b. WV, parents b. WV; dau. Myrtle, 11/12, b. WV, parents b. WV; Robert Grimm, 22, 1st marriage age 20, b. WV, father b. PA, mother b. WV, pipe line, oil & gas; wife Sadie Grimm, 19, 1st marriage age 17, b. WV, parents b. WV; dau. Carolyn Grimm, 9/12, b. WV, parents b. WV. (Listed on the same census page was Lucinda Wickham.)

U.S. WWII DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1942: William Franklin Light, 136 E. Charles, Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV; 51; b. 2/3/1891 in Tyler Co, WV; person who will always know his address: Mrs. F. L. Light, 136 E. Charles, Sistersville, WV; odd jogs, Sistersville, WV.

TYLER CO, WV CEMETERIES, Greenwood Cemetery:
William F. Light - Feb 3, 1891 - March 31, 1951 WV PFC 315 MG BN 80 DIV WWII


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William married Minnie O. GRIM, daughter of A. J. GRIM and Myrtle F. (---), on 25 Nov 1926 in Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV.1 (Minnie O. GRIM was born in May 1899 in WV,2 died on 29 May 1980 in hospital Alliance, Stark Co, OH 5 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 WV Births 1853-1930.

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

5 (Ancestry.com).


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