1865, Orms­town, Qué­bec, Ca­na­da.

Ap­ril 26, 1949, Round Lake, New York.

Ma­ple Hill Ce­me­te­ry, Rous­es Point, New York.


As of 1881, Lighthall, a Methodist, lived in L’Acadie, in the St. Jean region of Québec. That same year, he moved just across the border to Rouses Point, New York, where he was educated. He was later a station agent and telegrapher for the Delaware & Hudson Railroad for over 30 years, had a number of poems published in the Troy, New York, Times.

Lighthall was active in the Pres­by­ter­i­an church, the Young People’s Society of Christian Endeavor, the Young Men’s Christian Association, the Odd Fellows and the Masons. He served at least 15 years as a member and member and president of the Rouses Point public school board. His wife was Annie May Odell.

  1. He Knows Me By My Name
  2. I Have a Savior I Want You to Know
  3. I Love to Think of That Happy Day
  4. If We All Stand True
  5. If We Were More Like Jesus
  6. Jesus’ Blood Was All-Sufficient
  7. Jesus Is All You Need
  8. Just as He Promised to Do
  9. Little More Like Jesus, A
  10. Matchless Jesus, The
  11. Once on a Time There Lived a King
  12. Rule Thou My Heart
  13. Sinner Made Whole, A
  14. Someone Is Looking to You
  15. There’s a Boy Whose Heart Is Sad Tonight
  16. Thou, God, Who Sendest Me All Good
  17. Time Is Coming By and By, The
  18. To Whom Shall We Go When Temptation Is Nigh?
  19. When Earthly Friends Are Few
  20. When I Gave My Heart to Jesus

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