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Lightcap Family Tree


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Generation 1

L1-1) Joseph Lloyd Lightcap was born on March 01, 1850, and died on August 25, 1929. He married Emma Stotzer, who was born on November 24, 1850 and died on May 08, 1930.


Child of Joseph and Emma:

L2-1) Lloyd Ruth Lightcap, born July 01, 1873


Generation 2

L2-1) Lloyd Ruth Lightcap was born on July 01, 1873, and died on January 08, 1917. He married Artina Marie Snyder, who was born on November 16, 1874 and died on March 16, 1921. Lloyd and Artina had six children.


Children of Lloyd and Ruth:

L3-1) Sarah, born 1899

L3-2) Elizabeth, born 1899

L3-3) Margaret, born 1908

L3-4) Joseph Patterson, born June 29, 1912

L3-5) Emma

L3-6) George


L3-1) Sarah Lightcap was born in 1899. She married Williams.


L3-2) Elizabeth Lightcap was born in 1899 and died in 1976. She married Bender.


L3-3) Margaret Lightcap was born in 1908. She married Fuller.


L3-4) Joseph Patterson Lightcap was born on June 29, 1912 in his home in Easton, PA. Joseph was a photographer for the Easton Express. He died on . He married Agnes Lucy Berry, who was born on October 24, 1912, at her home in Leeland, VA. She died on October 23, 1950. Joseph and Agnes had five children. On August 02, 1958 he married Dorothy Elizabeth Horn Stout, who was born on December 16, 1914. She died in October, 1988. Dorothy had one child from a previous marriage. Joseph and Dorothy had one child.


Children of Joseph and Agnes:

L4-1) Joseph Patterson Jr. born August 31, 1932

L4-2) Elizabeth Ann born December 03, 1936 (Married Robert Dimmick D5-3)

L4-3) Margaret Ann born April 25, 1944

L4-4) Rosemary born October 08, 1945

L4-5) James Lloyd born June 08, 1948

Children of Joseph and Dorothy:

L4-6) Dawn Marie born September 30, 1955

Children of Dorothy (previous marriage):

William David Horn


L3-5) Emma Lightcap was born in . She married Empfield.


Generation 3


L4-1) Joseph Patterson Lightcap Jr. was born on August 31, 1932. In January 1956, he married Mary Ann Dicker. Joseph received his BS Aeronautical Engineering from Northrop Institute of Technology. He served in the US Army from 1952 1954 where he was blinded in his right eye by grenade shrapnel. Joseph and Mary have two children.


Children of Joseph and Mary:

L5-1) Kevin Lightcap

L5-2) Cindy Lightcap


L4-2) Elizabeth Ann Lightcap was born on December 03, 1936 in Easton, PA. She married Robert William Dimmick (D5-3 in the Dimmick Family Tree) on September 29, 1956 at St. James Lutheran Church, Phillipsburg, NJ. Robert joined the US Air Force in 1952, just after the US Army Air Corp became the US Air Force, and served four years as a jet engine mechanic. Robert worked various jobs at Lehigh Foundry and Victaulic in Easton, PA. Addresses: 1107 Jackson St. Easton, PA 1972-198?; Phillipsburg, NJ. They lived in New Mexico for  then moved back to Walnutport, PA, just up the road from Joanna & Joe Dimmick (L5-12).


Children of Elizabeth and Robert:

L5-9) David Robert, born October 27, 1957

L5-10) William Lee, born December 19, 1959

L5-11) Ryan Andrew, born September 5, 1966

L5-12) Joanna Beth, born December 14, 1969

L5-13) Jena Sue, born November 1, 1971


L4-3) Margaret Ann Lightcap was born on April 25, 1944, at Warren hospital in Phillipsburg, NJ. She graduated from Easton Area High School in 1962, and received her degree in nursing from Hahnmann Nursing School in 1965. She Married Kenneth Leroy Ward II, who was born on February 28, 1945. Margaret and Kenneth adopted two children.


Children of Margaret and Kenneth

L5-3) Kenneth Leroy Ward III

L5-4) Flynn Joseph Ward


L4-4) Rosemary Lightcap was born on October 08, 1945. In 1967 she married Charles Veach in Zwingle, IA. Rosemary and Charles had four children.


Children of Rosemary and Charles

L5-5) Shane Ronald Veach

L5-6) Shawn Veach

L5-7) Shannon Charles Veach

L5-8) Shamus Joseph Veach


L4-5) James Lloyd Lightcap was born on June 08, 1948. He married


L4-6) Dawn Marie Lightcap was born on September 30, 1955. She married Carl Kunkle.

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