agnes cleo thornton lightcap

1917–1992 (Age 75)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of agnes cleo

When agnes cleo thornton lightcap was born in 1917, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Thornton, was 33 and her mother, Dora M Poole, was 25. She married Earl Lightcap. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Charlestown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died in 1992, in Phoenixville, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

agnes cleo thornton lightcap
Earl Lightcap
Earl E Lightcap
Thomas F Lightcap

Spouse & Children



  • Earl E Lightcap


  • Thomas F Lightcap


Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Thornton


  • Female1892–Female



  • Ernest H Thornton


  • Glen R Thornton


  • Willie L Thornton


  • Female1917–1992Female

  • Martha Thorton


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 0

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 1

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 20

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England and Scotland so called, from Old English þorn ‘thorn bush’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 Irish: Anglicized (translated) form of Gaelic Mac Sceacháin ‘son of Sceachán’ ( see Skehan ).3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Draighneáin ‘descendant of Draighneán’ ( see Drennan ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Agnes Thornton in household of Thomas Thornton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Agnes C Thornton in household of Thomas Thornton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Agnes C Lightcap in household of Earl E Lightcap, "United States Census, 1940"

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