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Fountain Tice Light
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1842
Owen County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1913
Owen County
Indiana, USA

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Biograhical Sketches:

"Fountain Light, youngest son of Hugh, was born June 2, 1842; and on January 6, 1861 he married Mary Robertson, who left at her decease one child - Barbara (dec'd). He next married on November 20, 1863, Sarah A Kay, with a result of five children - Oliver (dec'd), Mary, Eva, Wesley, and Carrie.

In 1862, Mr Light enlisted in Co, F, 97th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, but was soon discharged by cause of disability. Recovering his health, he re-enlisted in Co B, 30th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He assisted in the campaign against Gen Hood, and was mustered out at Nashville in 1865.

He is an active member of the G.A.R. and of the Republican party; he is also a liberal and respected citizen. Mr and Mrs Light are members of the Baptist Church."

(Counties of Clay & Owen Indiana - Historical and Biographical, F A Battey & Co, Puslishers, 1884)


The 1880 U.S. Census record indicates Fountain and Sarah were residing in Franklin Township, Owen County, Indiana. Residing in their household were:
H M Light (Fountain's father) b. abt 1801, age 79.

Fountain and Sarah were residing in Franklin Township, Owen County, Indiana in 1900. Residing in the household were:
Mary A. Kay b. 11/1825 (Sarah's mother)
Emmett Kay b. 10/1872 (Fountain's nephew)
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hugh Moore Light (1801 - 1885)
  Barbara Harriett Light (1803 - 1865)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary C Robertson Light (1842 - 1862)
  Sarah Ann Kay Light (1845 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Barbary C. Light (____ - 1862)*
  Oliver F. Light (____ - 1865)*
  May Alice Light Maners (1866 - 1929)*
  Eva Olive Light McBride (1870 - 1926)*
  Wesley Light (1876 - 1905)*
  Carrie Bessie Light (1877 - 1942)*
  Ted Carey Light (1879 - 1919)*
  Pearl Light Edwards (1884 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Albert Light (1830 - 1862)*
  Bluford Light (1832 - 1902)*
  Fountain Tice Light (1842 - 1913)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Spencer
Owen County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Sue Macduff:)
Record added: Apr 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67868496
Fountain Tice Light
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- Sue Macduff:)
 Added: Apr. 4, 2011
 
 
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