Adam Lightner

28 October 1861–21 September 1890 (Age 28)
Minnesota City, Winona, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Adam

When Adam Lightner was born on 28 October 1861, in Minnesota City, Winona, Minnesota, United States, his father, Adam Lightner Jr., was 51 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Rollins, was 43. He lived in Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 21 September 1890, in Panaca, Lincoln, Nevada, United States, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Adam Lightner Jr.
1810–1885
Mary Elizabeth Rollins
1818–1913
Miles Henry Lightner
1836–1847
Caroline Keziah Lightner
1840–1910
George Algernon Lightner
1842–1842
Florentine Mathias Lightner
1844–1847
John Horace Gilbert Lightner
1847–1923
Elizabeth Lightner
1849–1927
Mary Rollins Lightner
1851–1928
Algernon Sidney Lightner
1853–1853
Charles Washington Lightner
1857–1932
Adam Lightner
1861–1890

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World Events (8)

1862 · The Dakota Conflict/War
Age 1
The Dakota War was an armed conflict between the United States and several bands of Dakota Native Americans. It began along the Minnesota River four years after Minnesota was admitted as a state. The Dakota made attacks on hundreds of settlers, which resulted in their deaths. A military tribunal sentenced 303 Dakota men to death for their crimes but 264 of them were exonerated. The remaining 38 were apart of a mass hanging on December 26 that same year. It was the largest mass execution in United States history.
1863
Age 2
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 9
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Leitner or Lichtner .

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

Possible Related Names

Leitner

Sources (4)

  • Adam Lightner in household of Adam Lightner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Adam Lightner in household of Adam Lightner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Adam Lightner, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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