Lyman Wight[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7]

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 
    Endowed (LDS) 12 Apr 1933  ALBER Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Internet Locations http://www.jwha.info/jwhan66.htm 
    Buried Zodiac (Fredericksburg), Gillespie, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I28037  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2007 

    Father Levi Wight 
    Mother Sarah Corbin 
    Sealed P (LDS) 2 Feb 1845 
    Family ID F17179  Group Sheet

    Family Harriet Benton,   b. 19 Mar 1801, Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1889, Greeley, Greeley, 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 
    Sealed S (LDS) 23 Oct 1953  SLAKE Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Orange L. Wight,   b. 29 Nov 1823, Allegany, Cattaraugus, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F5731  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo : Block 23, Lot 1
      Nauvoo : Block 23, Lot 2
      Nauvoo : Block 23, Lot 3
      Nauvoo : Block 50, Lot 3
      Nauvoo : Block 141, Lot 1
      Nauvoo : Block 141, Lot 2
      Nauvoo : Block 142, Lot 2
      Kimball 2nd: Block 4, Lot 1
      T6R9, Half Breed Tract in Lee County, Iowa

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 46, pp 96 - 101

      HISTORY/HISTORIES:
      Nauvoo Legion
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah , p 1245
      History of Lyman Wight, Millennial Star 27 (1865)
      Lyman Wight's house in Diahman (picture)
      A Thesis BYU 1971, 18 pp of 69 pp
      Lyman WIGHT, "Life and Contributions of Lyman WIght" Available on diskette, (WIGHL96B.TH)
      Lyman WIGHT, Biography (1796-1844) in MS 27 (1865).p.4 Available on diskette (WIGHL96B.P)

      ZION'S_CAMP: Member of Zion's Camp (Backman, "A Profile of Kirtland Saints..." Appendix E, p. 93

      OTHER:
      " Mormons in Texas/The Lyman Wight Colony" (book in Land and Records Library)


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

  • Sources 
    1. [S185] Book - Profile of Latter-day Saints of Kirtland, Ohio and Members of Zion's Camp, 1830-1839; vital stats and sources, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, (Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1982), (Backman, "A Profile of Kirtland Saints..." Appendix E, p.

    2. [S34] Book - History of the Nauvoo Legion in Illinois, Sweeney, John, Jr., (MA Thesis, Brigham Young University).

    3. [S6] LDS - Membership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:1830-1848, 50 vols., Black, Susan Easton, Compiler, (LDS Church, Salt Lake City, 1990), 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 46, pp 96 - 101.

    4. [S19] Book - Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 2 vols, Esshom, Frank, (Salt Lake City: 1913), , p 1245.

    5. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, History.
      Millennial Star 27 (1865):455-56, 471.

    6. [S101] Database - Writings of Early Latter-day Saints and their Contemporaries, Backman, Milton V., Jr., Compiler, Biography.
      Philip Wightman, thesis, BYU, 1971

    7. [S28230]

    8. [S2] Internet Link - International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.