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John H. Lighter / Leiter

John H. Lighter / Leiter

Male 1845 - 1886  (40 years)

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  • Name John H. Lighter / Leiter  [1, 2, 3
    Born 28 Oct 1845  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Mar 1886  Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Green Lawn Cem, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Person ID I13394  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2016 

    Father Solomon Lighter / Leiter,   b. 25 Dec 1813, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1876, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Mary Snouffer,   b. 18 Nov 1819, Frederick Cnty, MD Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1890, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Family ID F395  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John H. Lighter / Leiter
    John H. Lighter / Leiter
    (Courtesy of John I. Snouffer)

  • Notes 
    • The 1860 census lists his parents "Solomon Lighter," 46, a carpenter, and Mary Lighter, 40, and the following children: Mary A., 22; Rebecca, 20; John 14; Susan, 9; and Alice, 7. The census reports that both parents were born in Maryland, and that all the children were born in Ohio. 1860 U.S. Census, 4th Ward, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH (M 653, Roll 964, stamped pp. 292-293).
    • In 1870 the census shows parents Solomon Lighter, 59, and his wife Mary, 52, living with the following children: Mary A., 30; John, 24; Alice E., 16; and Simon, 12. Both Solomon and his son John were carpenters; Mary Ann was a dress maker; Alice worked in a factory; and Simon was still in school. 1870 U.S. Census, 5th Ward, Columbus, Franklin Cnty, OH (M 593, Roll 1201, stamped p. 249B).

  • Sources 
    1. [S989] Green Lawn Cemetery, Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio, (Online database, http://greenlawn.delaohio.com/greenlawn/greenlawndata/l.txt), p. 80.

    2. [S990] Franklin Cnty, Ohio; 1860 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (M653, Roll 964, pp. 292-293).

    3. [S103] FindaGrave.com, (www.FindAGrave.com), 69227107.