|Birth: ||Dec. 26, 1843|
|Death: ||Nov. 14, 1919|
John is the son of Silas Haight and Julia Greenfield. He married Belinda J. Robinson on January 25, 1863 in Earlville, Delaware, Iowa.
Five children were born to this union:
Leonora G. Haight Boggs
Lula May Haight
Hope Payne Haight
Zaida Manon Haight Schaum
The 1900 Census records indicate Belinda had five children, three of them living at the time of the census.
Interesting information received from Contributor gayle neuhaus (#47075564)
"Winnetoon Historical Society files.
March 29, 1890...pd Haight for dehorning 16 animals--$1.50
June 28, 1890...repaired sickle bar for Mr. Haight--.10
...Joel E. Clough Ledger 1881-1903"
Obituary: "John F. Haight passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Arthur Schaum on last Friday morning, death being due to hardening of arteries and old age. He had not been bedfast, but four days, but has been ailing for the past four years.
He was born at Keokuk, Ia. on December 26, 1843 and was 75 years old at the time of his death.
He was married to Miss Belinda J. Robinson at Earlville, Ia. on January 25, 1863. In the year of 1884, they came to Nebraska and settled at Steward, Nebr., where he was engaged in the hardware business.
From there they moved to Clarks, Neb., where he was also engaged in the hardware business up until about four years ago, when he retired from business and with his wife made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Arthur Schaum at Norfolk and later at Creighton.
He leaves to mourn his wife, one son, Silas of Kearney, Neb., one daughter, Mrs. Arthur Schaum, Creighton and six grandchildren.
The funeral services were held from the home of his daughter on Saturday morning, conducted by Rev. Smith and the remains were laid to rest in the Creighton cemetery.
The News extends condolences to the sorrowing relatives.
...The Creighton News 20 Nov 1919"
Obituary courtesy of: Gayle -- 47075564
Julia A. Greenfield Haight (1812 - 1895)
Belinda J Robinson Haight (1841 - 1923)
Lulu Mae Haight (1874 - 1877)*
Hope Payne Haight (1881 - 1882)*
Mary J. Haight McFadden (1835 - 1871)*
Charles Dean Haight (1840 - 1869)*
John F Haight (1843 - 1919)
Note: Compiled by the Creighton Historical Center
Maintained by: Twila
Originally Created by: Mr. Knox
Record added: Jun 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92546178
Added: Oct. 1, 2012