Charles Washington Lightner

17 March 1857–21 October 1932 (Age 75)
Marine on Saint Croix, Washington, Minnesota, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Washington

When Charles Washington Lightner was born on 17 March 1857, in Marine Township, Washington, Minnesota, United States, his father, Adam Lightner Jr., was 46 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Rollins, was 38. He married Lydia Williams on 17 May 1883, in Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hannibal, Marion, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Marine on Saint Croix, Washington, Minnesota, United States in 1860. He died on 21 October 1932, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Washington Lightner
Lydia Williams
Marriage: 17 May 1883
Alta May Lightner
Charles Leon Lightner
Roy Washington Lightner
Agnes Lightner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 May 1883Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Minnesota is the 32nd state.
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Leitner or Lichtner .

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Charles Lightner in entry for Roy W Lightner, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Charles Lightner in household of Adam Lightner, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Charles W Lightner in entry for William D Scott and Alta M Goodenough, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"

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