Lyman Wight

Male 1796 - 1858  (61 years)


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  • Name Lyman Wight 
    Born 9 May 1796  Fairfield, Herkimer, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 14 Nov 1830 
    Died 31 Mar 1858  Dexter, Cooke, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 28192  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Zodaic, Gillespie, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I137001  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2008 

    Family 1 Harriet Benton,   b. 19 Mar 1801, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1889, Greeley, Holt, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 5 Jan 1823  Henrietta, Monroe, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Orange Lysander Wight,   b. 29 Nov 1823, Allegany, Cattaraugus, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1907, Fort Thomas, Graham, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Anna Christiana Wight,   b. Sep 1825, Centerville, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1906, Lamoni, Decatur, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)
     3. Rosina Minerva Wight,   b. 16 Nov 1827, Warrensville, Cyuahoga, Ohio USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1850, Fredricksburg, Gillespie, Texas USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     4. Lyman Lehi Wight,   b. 27 Dec 1833, ,Clay, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1895, Ridgeway, Harrison, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     5. Levi Lamoni Wight,   b. 1 Mar 1836, Independence, Jackson, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1918, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Loami Limhi Wight,   b. 2 Nov 1838, ,Daviess, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1887, ,,Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F23746  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Jane Margaret Ballantyne,   b. Mar 1819,   d. 31 Aug 1884, Moorhead, Monona, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married Abt 1844 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F36661  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Mary Ann Hobart,   b. 16 Oct 1828, ,Marion, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1897, Gallands Grove, Shelby, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 1845 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F36662  Group Sheet

    Family 4 Mary Hawley,   b. 1 Sep 1823, York, DuPage, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1852, ,Bandera, Bandera, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 1850  ,,Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F36663  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo: Block 23, Lot 1, Lot 2, Lot 3
      Block 50, Lot 3
      Block 141, Lot 1, Lot 2
      Block 142, Lot 2
      Kimball 2nd: Block 4, Lot 1
      T 6, R 8, Sec 9, Sec 18
      T 6, R 9, Half Breed Tract , Sec 4
      Property Records, Nauvoo 1839-1850
      Hancock County Tax Records, p 99

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 46, pp 96 - 101
      Nauvoo Legion, John Sweeney, p 28
      Early Mormon Records, 1842 Census, Lyman DePlatt, p 16

      HISTORY/HISTORIES:
      Mormon Redress Petitions, Clark Johnson, 734-737
      History of Lyman Wight, Millennial Star 27 (1865), 4 pages
      Lyman Wight's house in Diahman (picture)
      Lyman WIGHT, "Life and Contributions of Lyman WIght", A Thesis BYU 1971, pp 1-6, 72-96



      OTHER SOURCES:
      " Mormons in Texas/The Lyman Wight Colony" pp 7-15
      Kirtland Member Records, p 76
      Members of Zion's Camp. pp 93-94

      FATHER: Levi WIGHT
      MOTHER: Sarah CORBIN

      DEATH: http://www.jwha.info/jwhan66.htm A website that explains the ghost town, Zodiac, and its history.