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.
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