X William Light

17 October 1895–11 May 1983 (Age 87)
Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, United States

The Life Summary 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 Egypt, Lincoln, Washington, United States in 1920 and Narcisse Election Precinct, Stevens, Washington, United States for about 5 years. 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 I Light
Richard Laverne Light
Noel Keith Light
Nada June Light

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
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
Age 2
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
Age 23
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: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 (19)

  • X W Light in household of William F Light, "United States Census, 1900"
  • K William Light, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Light, "United States Census, 1920"

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