Ines Ellen Light

Brief Life History of Ines Ellen

When Ines Ellen Light was born on 24 April 1891, in Pomeroy, Garfield, Washington, United States, her father, William Franklin Light, was 30 and her mother, Laura Ellen Lewis, was 21. She married August Ochs on 24 January 1918, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Red Deer, Alberta, Northwest Territories, Canada in 1911 and Egypt, Lincoln, Washington, United States in 1920. She died on 17 February 1920, in Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, United States.

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August Ochs
Ines Ellen Light
Marriage: 24 January 1918
Laura K. Ochs

Sources (15)

  • Iones E Ochs in household of August H Ochs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Ines Light - Published information: birth-name: Ines Light
  • Ines Light, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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World Events (8)

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.

1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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