Raymond Fenton Light

5 October 1889–4 July 1959 (Age 69)
Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States

The Life Summary of Raymond Fenton

When Raymond Fenton Light was born on 5 October 1889, in Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States, his father, William Franklin Light, was 28 and his mother, Laura Ellen Lewis, was 19. He lived in Narcisse, Stevens, Washington, United States in 1930 and North Davenport Election Precinct, Lincoln, Washington, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 4 July 1959, in Colville, Stevens, Washington, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Franklin Light
Laura Ellen Lewis
Barney Franklin Light
Raymond Fenton Light
Ines Ellen Light
X William Light
Silvia Margaret Light
Zenia Laura Light

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 1
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
Age 3
Historical Boundaries 1892: Lincoln, Washington, United States
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 19
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname for a happy, cheerful person, from Middle English lyght, Old English lēoht ‘light’ (not dark), ‘bright’, ‘cheerful’. 2. nickname for someone who was busy and active, from Middle English lyght, Old English līoht ‘light’ (not heavy), ‘nimble’, ‘quick’. The two words lēoht and līoht were originally distinct, but they were confused in English from an early period. 3. nickname for a small person, from Middle English lite, Old English lȳt ‘little’, influenced by lyght as in 1 and 2.

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

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Sources (11)

  • Ray Light in household of William F Light, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ray F Light, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ray F Light, "United States Census, 1930"

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