Mitchell Lighthall

Male 1812 - 1888  (76 years)


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  • Name Mitchell Lighthall  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 12 Jun 1812  Schenectady, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jun 1888  Richland, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 76 years 
    Person ID I10939  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Family Ancestors Philissa Guy,   b. 1 Jan 1820, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1888, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. James William Lighthall,   b. Abt 1839, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1895  (Age ~ 56 years)  [natural]
    Martha Ann Stewart  m. 20 Apr 1860
    Married: 1x2. Frank Lighthall,   b. Oct 1865, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, Charlotte, Florida, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Eleanor Jane Lighthall,   b. 15 Apr 1848, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1915  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
    Thomas Rubelis Stewart  m. 2 Feb 1865
    Married: 1x4. Nannie A Lighthall,   b. 1849, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1886, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)  [natural]
    Prosper Grover Harding  m. 26 Jul 1873
    Married: 1x5. Marshall B. Lighthall,   b. 16 Aug 1844, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1925, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
    Emaline B. Reynolds  m. 27 Aug 1862
    Married: 1x6. Mary E Lighthall,   b. 15 Jun 1846, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1909  (Age 62 years)  [natural]
    William Cyrus Orton  m. 30 Mar 1867
    Married: 1x7. Thomas James Lighthall,   b. Aug 1841, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Margaret Fallen  m. 1880
     8. Henry D Lighthall,   b. 1843, Richland, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1864, Hampton City, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)  [natural]
    Married: 2x9. Ruth A. Lighthall,   b. Jun 1862, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1930  (Age ~ 67 years)  [natural]
    Byron Alonzo Fry  m. 15 Oct 1891;   John S. Stark  m. 29 Mar 1882
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F3500  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 171? ?? ???; Abraham Lighthall; Anna Van der Bogart, dau. of Claas Van der Bogart
      1720 Jun 18; Anna
      1722 Feb 03; Willem
      1724 Mar 07; Claes (b)
      1726 Jan 03; Jacobus (b)

      1748 20 Nov; Willem Lighthall, son of Abraham; Elisabeth Marselis, dau. of Johannes Marselis
      1749 May 07; Abraham
      1750 Jun 17; Sarah
      1751 Aug 25; Sarah, m. Dirk Van Vranken
      1753 Sep 12; Abraham
      1755 Oct 26; Anna, m. Adriaan Van Slyck

      175? ?? ???; Jacobus (James) Lighthall, son of Abraham; Margaret Benoit, dau. of Pierre Benoit (Binneway) of Albany
      1751 Mar 24; Anna

      1752 10 Nov; James (Jacobus) Lighthall, wid Margaret Benoit; Sara Van Vorst, dau. of Johannes Van Vorst
      1753 Jul 09; Abraham (b)
      1755 Feb 12; Johannes (b)
      1756 Apr 09; Johanna (b)
      1757 Nov 20; Margarita (b)
      1759 Feb 18; Johannes (b)
      1761 Jun 13; Margarita, m. Pieter Van Slyck
      1762 Dec 04; Willem
      1765 Aug 20; Jilles
      1767 May 19; Nicolaas
      1769 May 13; Jillis
      1771 Apr 05; Willem
      1774 Apr 05; Annatje

      1748 14 Jan; Claas Lighthall, son of Abraham; Margaret Idich,
      1758 May 14; Jacobus
      1761 May 10; Lancaster
      1765 Feb 03; Frans
      176? ??? ??; Willem

      177? ?? ???; Abraham Lighthall, son of Willem; Annatje Van der Bogart, dau. of Claas Van der Bogart
      1778 Oct 18; Willem
      1781 May 20; Claas Frans
      1783 Aug 03; Elisabeth
      1786 Feb 12; Sarah (Twin) (b)
      1786 Feb 12; Rachel (Twin) (b)
      1788 Apr 07; Christopher Yates (b)
      1790 Jul 13; Annatje (b)
      1794 May 05; Eva Van Patten (b)
      1797 Jan 01; Joseph (b)

      177? ?? ???; Nicolaas Lighthall, son of James; Elisabeth Wageman
      1776 Oct 21; Margareta
      177? ??? ??; Elisabeth, m. Peter Colson
      1781 Apr 08; Nicolaas
      1791 Aug 04; Willem (b)

      178? ?? ???; Abraham Lighthall, son of James; Ann Freeman
      1781 Nov 10; Sarah

      178? ?? ???; Abraham Lighthall, wid Ann Freeman; Catharina C. Cuyler
      1788 May 16; Sarah (b)
      1790 Mar 13; Annatie (b)
      1792 Apr 24; Jacobus (b)
      1794 Mar 09; Cornelius (b)
      1796 May 25; John (b)
      1798 Jul 05; Jacob Wendell (b)
      1800 Oct 12; Jane (b)
      1803 Feb 11; Catharine Maria (b)

      178? ?? ???; James Lighthall, son of Claas; Charity Page
      1785 Apr 14; Nicholas (b)
      1787 Jul 30; Elisabeth (b)
      1789 Oct 03; William (b)
      1794 Feb 13; Maria (b)

      178? ?? ???; William Lighthall, son of Claas; Sarah Marselis, dau. of Ahasuerus Marselis
      1786 Dec 04; Maria (b)
      1788 Sep 12; Margarieta (b)
      1790 Sep 21; Engeltie (b)
      1793 Jul 31; Anna (b)
      1793 Dec 23; Nicholas (b)
      1797 Feb 12; Ahasuerus (b)
      1799 Mar 12; Ahasuerus (b), m. Margaret Peek, Sept., 1820
      1800 Nov 30; Abraham (b)
      1804 Apr 30; Ann (b)

      178? ?? ???; Lancaster Lighthall, son of Claas; Hester Kittle
      1788 Nov 29; Nicholas (b)
      1790 Oct 16; Douwe (b)
      1793 Apr 22; Abraham (b)
      1796 Mar 02; Anneke (b)

      1793 23 Apr; John Lighthall, son of James; Annatje Van Slyck, dau. of Cornelis Van Slyck,
      1794 Jan 14; Hesje (b)
      1795 Aug 16; Cornelius (b)
      1797 May 12; James (b)
      1799 May 02; Catharina (b)
      1801 Aug 14; Abraham (b)
      1801 Aug 14; Sarah (b)
      1803 Sep 12; Sarah (b)
      1806 Jan 25; Abraham (b), d. Oct 16, 1830
      1807 Jul 01; Peter (b)
      1811 Mar 08; Hannah (b)

      1793 25 Dec; Jellis Lighthall, son of James; Celia Jenny (Jane Seely)
      1794 Jun 10; Sarah (b)
      1796 Jan 19; Hanna (b)
      1798 Jan 12; James (b)
      1800 Sep 11; Gideon (b)

      Lighthall, Abraham (J. or W.)
      Baptized September 12, 1753. In 1776 he served in a company of artificers under Captain Jacob Vrooman, and in 1777 two months in the Quartermaster's Department during the campaign against Burgoyne. In 1778 he was drafted for service in the Levies from Captain Jellis J. Fonda's company, 2d Albany County Militia, and served at the Schoharie Forts. In 1779 he was on duty at Fort Plank and Stone Arabia. His widow received a pension.

      Lighthall, George
      His name appears on the rolls of the 2d Albany County Militia.

      Lighthall, James N.
      Born in 1758; died April 22, 1829. On June 14, 1775, he enlisted under Captain Cornelius Van Dyck and took part in the Canadian expedition. In November, when his term expired, he re-enlisted at Montreal under Captain Barent Ten Eyck. He went to Quebec and remained with the army in its retreat in May, 1776. On January 6, 1777, he enlisted in Captain John A. Bradt's company of State Rangers. He served but a short time and then enlisted for the war under Captain Aaron Austin, 3d New York Line. Upon the consolidation of the regiments he was attached to the company under Captain Cornelius T. Jansen, 1st New York Line, and in this company he served until his discharge on June 14, 1783. His discharge was signed by General Washington. A pensioner under the Act of March 18, 1818.

      Lighthall, John
      Died in Glenville, August 4, 1835. In the spring of 1776 he enlisted at Schenectady for seven months under Captain Gerrit S. Veeder, re-enlisting in January, 1777, at Saratoga for the war under Captain John Copp, 1st New York Line. He remained in this company until July 14, 1779, when Copp resigned and was then transferred to the company of Captain Charles Parsons in the same regiment. He was discharged on June 8, 1783, and "honored with the badge of merit for seven years faithful service." A pensioner under the Act of March 18, 1818.

      Lighthall, Lancaster
      Born May 10, 1761. On January 22, 1777, he enlisted in Captain John A. Bradt's company of State Rangers. His name appears on the rolls of the 5th Company, 3d New York Line. On April 7, 1777, he enlisted for the war and served to the end, being promoted in July, 1779, to the rank of corporal.

      Lighthall, Nicholas
      Born at German Flats, August 17, 1750; died January 27, 1838. Buried in Vale Cemetery. In the spring of 1776 he enlisted at Albany for nine months under Captain John Hunn. He served in the Quartermaster's Department, transporting ammunition and provisions to Ticonderoga and other posts. At the expiration of his term he removed to German Flats and enlisted under Captain Frederick Frank, 4th Tryon County Militia. In August, 1777, he fought at the battle of Oriskany. He was on active duty at Fort Herkimer until November, 1780, when he removed to Schenectady and enrolled in Captain John Van Patten's company, 2d Albany County Militia, In October, 1781, he performed three weeks' guard duty at Teunis Swart's Fort and served with the militia in the pursuit of Major Ross and Walter Butler. A pensioner under the Act of June 7, 1832.

      Lighthall, William
      Died October 5, 1822. On June 12, 1776, he enlisted in a company of New York State Rangers under Captain John A. Bradt. On March 7, 1776, he re-enlisted and was attached to Captain Giles Wolcott's company, Colonel Seth Warner's regiment. He remained in this company as sergeant until November 14, 1778, when he was promoted to the rank of ensign and commissioned. Under General Stark he "was highly distinguished for his bravery in the battle of Bennington." (Sanders.) In 1779 he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. He remained in active service until October, 1780, when at Fort George, N. Y., he was captured and taken to Canada. Here he remained a prisoner of war until November, 1782, when he was paroled and permitted to return home until exchanged. He remained on parole until the army was disbanded in 1783. A pensioner under the Act of March 18, 1818.
    • Vitals - June 24, 1888 - Mitchell Lighthall, age 76 years, Married, Farmer, died in Richland Township of injury to the brain resulting in paralysis.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, June 27, 1888 Sandy Creek News - Sandy Creek, New York - Ridge Road - Mr. Mitchel Lighthall, one of our old neighbors, died yesterday. Mr. Lighthall has been in poor health for a number of years.

  • Sources 
    1. [S257] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1870; Census Place: Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York; Roll: M593_1074; Page: 465A; Image: 232; Family History Library Film: 552573.

    2. [S245] 1880 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Year: 1880; Census Place: Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York.

    3. [S259] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2009;), Year: 1860; Census Place: Sandy Creek, Oswego, New York; Roll: M653_838; Page: 933; Image: 696; Family History Library Film: 803838.

    4. [S296] New York, State Census, 1855, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2013;).