Mabel Edna Light

Brief Life History of Mabel Edna

When Mabel Edna Light was born on 20 April 1886, in Calistoga, Napa, California, United States, her father, Ephrahim Light, was 33 and her mother, Alice Celesney Carroway, was 27. She lived in Calistoga Judicial Township, Napa, California, United States in 1910. She died on 19 July 1921, at the age of 35, and was buried in St. Helena, Napa, California, United States.

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Ephrahim Light
Alice Celesney Carroway
Edward Ephriam Light
Mabel Edna Light
Luther Eugene Light
William Theodore Light

Sources (6)

  • Mabel E Light in household of Ephraim Light, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mabel E Light, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"
  • Miss Mabel Light, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

World Events (8)

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1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English liht ‘light, active’ (Old English lēoht).

English: topographic name from Middle English liht, leht ‘light’ (Old English lēoht), used for a ‘light place, clearing, glade’.

English: nickname from Middle English lit ‘little’ (Old English lȳt). Compare Little .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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