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Marcus Stein LIGHT
Anna L. PARKER
Sylvia SCOTT
Husband:  Marcus Stein LIGHT
Birth:  16 Jul 1848, PA
Death:  13 Dec 1906, Quincy, Plumas Co., CA
Disposition:  buried Quincy Cemetery, Plumas Co., CA
Occupation:  blacksmith, machinist 
Military Service:  Civil War:  Pvt., Co. G, 103rd Pennsylvania Infantry
Father:  (Thomas) Adam LIGHT
Mother:  Susanna "Susan" STEIN
Marriage-1:  ca. 1880
Wife-1:  Anna L. "Annie" PARKER
Birth:  1853/4, VT
Death:  28 Apr 1889, Plumas Co., CA
Other Spouse:  m1. ca. 1873, Isaac Campbell BORING
Father:  Pliny M. PARKER
Mother:  Susan __?__
Marriage-2:  1900-1906
Wife-2:  Sylvia / Silvia "Silvie" SCOTT
Birth:  Mar 1849, Van Vorst Twp., Hudson Co., NJ
Death apparently:  1910-20, Plumas Twp., Plumas Co., CA
Other Spouse:  m1. Richard Elliott GARLAND
Father:  John SCOTT
Mother:  Catherine __?__
Children with Anna PARKER born in Quincy, Plumas Co., CA:
1.  William Byers LIGHT, b. 2 Jun 1881 
2.  Della E. LIGHT, b. Mar 1888
Children with Sylvia SCOTT:
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Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, California, Kentucky, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont

Sources:

1.  Blaine R. Bake, ed.  1996.  Marriage Index: AZ, CA, ID, NV, 1850-1951.  (Broderbund CD-225):  not found.

2.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #5 of 9):  Town of Quincy, Plumas Twp., Plumas Co., CA, Roll T9-0070, p. 404A, PN 5, SD 3, ED 81, enumerated 2 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 24 25 26
27 26 Light Marcus S W M 31     / Blacksmith PA PA PA
    _____ Annie L W F 26 Wife   / Keeping house VT VT VT
    Boring Katie R W F  6 S dau /   At home CA KY VT

3.  1890 Census:  the 1890 census population schedules were destroyed.

4.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #13 of 18):  Plumas Twp., Plumas Co., CA, Roll 96, p. 50A, SN 7, SD 3, ED 102, enumerated 27-29 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
174 178 Garland Silvia Head W F Mar 1849 51 Wd 2 2 NJ SWE GER       Y Y Y O F H
    Light Marcus S Boarder W M Jul 1848 51 Wd     PA PA PA Blacksmith 0   Y Y Y      
    _____ William B Boarder W M Jun 1881 18 S     CA PA VT Blacksmith 0   Y Y Y      
    _____ Dela E Boarder W F Mar 1888 12 S     CA PA VT At School   6 Y Y Y      

5.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #19 of 26):  Plumas Twp., Plumas Co., CA, Roll T624_91, p. 67, SN 19A, SD 1, ED 79, enumerated 11 May 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 26 28
176 187 Light Sylvia Head F W 61 Wd2 41 5 2 New Jersey Germany Germany Eng Boarders Home OA N 0 Y Y O H
    _____ William B Son M W 29 S       California Pennsylvania New Jersey Eng Blacksmith Shop W N 0 Y Y    
Sylvia's father was born in Sweden.  William is Sylvia's stepson, not her son, and his mother was born in Vermont.

6.  1920 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find Sylvia.  William Byers LIGHT is married and living in Mineral, Plumas Co., CA.

7.  California State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. Certificate of Death.  Filed 17 Dec 1906.  County of Plumas, Quincy, California.
Name: Marcus Stein Light
Date of Birth: July 16, 1848; Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Date of Death: Dec 13, 1906; Place of Death: Quincy, Plumas Co.
Cause of Death: cardiac paralysis
Place of Burial: Quincy Cemetery
Undertaker: Kinsy & Smith, Quincy
Occupation: Blacksmith & machinist
Name of Father: Adam Light
Maiden Name of Mother: Susan Stein
Informant: Mrs. L.O. Yarner, Quincy, Calif.

8.  California State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. Certificate of Death.  Filed 20 Aug 1923.  County of Plumas, Quincy, California.
Name: William Byers Light
Date of Birth: June 2, 1881
Birthplace: California
Name of Father: Marcus Light; Birthplace: Penn
Maiden Name of Mother: Anna Parker; Birthplace: Vermont

9.  Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System.  National Park Service (online at www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ and at Ancestry.com as U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865):
Name: Marcus S. Light
Side: Union
 Regiment State/Origin: Pennsylvania
Regiment Name: 103 Pennsylvania Inf.
Regiment Name Expanded: 103rd Regiment, Pennsylvania Infantry
Company:  
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M554 roll 71

10.  Civil War Pension Index (index and images online at Ancestry.com):
Name of Soldier Light, Marcus S.
Name
of
Dependent
Widow Light, Silvia
Minor  
   
Service G 103 Pa Inf
Date of Filing Claim Application No. Certificate No. State from which Filed
  Invalid      
1907 June 8 Widow 871095   Calif
  Minor      
         
Pension applications often contain significant genealogical information, so it would probably be worth obtaining a copy.

11.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

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