107 Years Ago Today

On July 25, 1905, one hundred and seven years ago today, Jennie M. (Lightcap) Heldman (1872-1905), my 2nd great grandmother, died in Shreve, Wayne Co., Ohio, USA.

Jennie was born in 1872 in Prairie, Holmes Co., Ohio, the daughter of Samuel S. Lightcap (1844-1893) and Sarah Jane Saunders (1842-1887). In 1890, she married Rufus Bert Heldman (1870-1944) in Richland Co., Ohio. Together, Jennie and Rufus had four children. Jennie died in 1905 and was buried in Shreve Cemetery.

Jennie (Lightcap) Heldman was the mother of Harry Carl Hamilton (1891-1960), my great grandfather, who was born Carl H. Heldman, and was the father of my maternal grandfather, Lee Hamilton (LIVING).

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