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(Thomas) Adam LIGHT
Susanna STEIN
Husband:  (Thomas) Adam LIGHT
Birth:  1818, Lebanon Co., PA
Death:  1895, Calistoga, Napa Co., CA
Disposition:  buried St. Helena, Napa Co., CA
Occupation, carpenter
Father:  Christian LIGHT
Mother:  Catharine KARMANY
Marriage:  bef. 1848
Wife:  Susanna "Susan" STEIN
Birth:  10 May 1823, Jonestown, Lebanon Co., PA
Death:  1898
Disposition:  buried St. Helena, Napa Co., CA
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Johannes STEIN
Mother:  Maria __?__

Susan's middle name is said to be "Jane," but I have, so far, found no record with such a middle name.

Children born in PA:
1.  Marcus Stein LIGHT, b. 16 Jul 1848 
2.  Ephraim LIGHT, b. 1852/3; winemaker; lived Calistoga, CA; m. Alice Celesney CARROWAY
3.  Theodore LIGHT, b. 1854/5; never married
4.  Eugene LIGHT, b. 1856/7; m. Marguerite (HIESTER) HIGGINS
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, California, Pennsylvania


1.  Marriage Record:

2.  Census Microfilm Records:  Pennsylvania, 1850 (Broderbund CD-305):  East Hanover Township, Lebanon Co., Pennsylvania, p. 254, 248/258, enumerated 5 Nov 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Thomas Light 30 M Carpenter 900 Pa
Susanna  " 27 F     "
Marcus Stine Light  2 M     "

3.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #73 of 112):  Quincy P.O., Indian Valley, Plumas Co., CA, p. 971, PN 73, 1214/1179, enumerated 21 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Adam Light 41 M   Farmer 4000 1200 Pennsylvania
Susan    " 36 F         "
Marcus   " 12 M         "
Ephraim  "  9 M         "
Theodore "  5 M         "
Eugene   "  4 M         "
Listed next to Adam's brother, Eleazer LIGHT.

4a.  1870 Census Index (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):
1870 Light, Adambanta, Abram CA Plumas Co. Indian Twp. p. 12
Obviously, two names (viz., "Light, Adam" and "Banta, Abram") got entered into one field in the database.

4b.  Heritage Quest, Family Quest Archives CD M593-77:  Indian Township, Plumas Co., p. 12B, 1012/1027, enumerated 27 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Light Adam 51 M W Farmer 1000 Pennsylvania
Susan 47 F " Keeping House        "
Ephriam 17 M "          "
Theodor 15 " "          "
Eugene 13 " "          "
Listed next to Abram BANTA.

5.  LDS.  Family Search: Census Records: 1880 United States (online at FamilySearch.org):
Census Place: Hot Spring, Napa, California
Source: FHL Film #1254069; NARA Film #T9-0069; Pg 416B
  Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Occupation Fa Mo
Adam LIGHT Self M M W 62 PA Farmer PA PA
Susan LIGHT Wife F M W 57 PA Keeping House PA PA
Ephram LIGHT Son M S W 26 PA Laborer PA PA

6.  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
Name of Father: Adam Light; Birthplace of Father: Pennsylvania
Maiden Name of Mother: Susan Stein; Birthplace of Mother: Pennsylvania

7.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Sussanna STEIN
Christening: 10 May 1823, Jonestown, Lebanon, Pennsylvania
Father: Johannes STEIN; Mother: Maria

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