X William Light

Brief Life History of X William

When X William Light was born on 17 October 1895, in Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, United States, his father, William Franklin Light, was 34 and his mother, Laura Ellen Lewis, was 25. He had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with Dorothy Margaret Hayter. He lived in Narcisse Election Precinct, Stevens, Washington, United States for about 5 years and Stevens, Stevens, Washington, United States in 1950. He died on 11 May 1983, in Colville, Stevens, Washington, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Colville, Stevens, Washington, United States.

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X William Light
Dorothy Margaret Hayter
X William Light Jr
Margaret Light
Dorothy Lorraine Light
Mildred Lenore Light
Shirley Irene Light
Richard Laverne Light
Noel Keith Light
Nada June Light

Sources (21)

  • X William Light, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Light - Published information: birth-name: William Light
  • X William Light, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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.

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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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