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Samuel LIGHT
Elizabeth MYERS
Husband:  Samuel LIGHT
Birth:  1843/4, TN
Occupation:  farmer
Marriage:  26 Dec 1865, Hawkins Co., TN
Wife:  Elizabeth "Eliza" MYERS
Birth:  1833/4, VA
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m1. 20 Dec 1854, Hawkins Co., TN, Jacob Jackson STROUP
Children born in Hawkins Co., TN:
1.  Rhoda LIGHT, b. 1866
2.  Frances Ann "Annie" LIGHT, b. 1867/8
3.  Samuel LIGHT, b. 1874/5
Adopted Children from Eliza's first marriage born in Hawkins Co., TN:
.  John J. LIGHT, b. 1856/7
.  William LIGHT, b. Nov 1859
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Sources:

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Samuel LIGHT
Marriage: 26 Dec 1865, Hawkins, Tennessee
Spouse: Elizabeth STROUPE
Source: patron submission

2.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #4 of 11):  Fall Branch P.O., District No. 16, Hawkins Co., TN, Roll M593_1535, p. 202B, PN 4, 22/22, enumerated 20 Aug 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Light Samuel 26 M W Farmer   185 Tennessee
_____ Eliza 32 F W Keeping House     Virginia
_____ John J 12 M W At Home     Tennessee
_____ William 10 M W Attending School     Tennessee
_____ Rhoda  4 F W       Tennessee
_____ Frances  2 F W       Tennessee
John and William are Eliza's children with her first husband, Jackson STROUP.  Listed next to Stacy LIGHT (æ 60, b. TN), who is probably Samuel's father.

3.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 36):  16th Civil District, Hawkins Co., TN, Roll T9_1261, p. 218B, PN 14, SD 1, ED 78, enumerated 1 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 20 22 23 24 25 26
113 114 Light Samuel W M 36     / Farmer / / / TN TN TN
    _____ Eliza W F 40 Wife   / keeping house   / / VA VA VA
    _____ Wm W M 21 Son /   Farmer     / TN TN VA
    _____ Rhoda W F 14 Dau /   At home   / / TN TN VA
    _____ Annie W F 12 Dau /   At home   / / TN TN VA
    _____ Samuel W M  5 Son     Laborer on farm       TN TN VA
William is Eliza's son from her prior marriage; his father was born in VA, not TN.  (Eliza's son, John, is living with his paternal grandparents and is using surname STROUP.)

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