George BLIGHT

George BLIGHT, son of William BLIGHT and Elizabeth, was born on 12 February 1861 in England., son of William BLIGHT and Elizabeth, was born on 12 February 1861 in England.

George married Annie Ellen BARNECUTT on 24 December 1884 in St Stephens Episcopal Church, Wilkes-Barre when he was 24 and she was 21. The marriage was witnessed by Pansy Brick & Friends. The ceremony was conducted by Henry L Jones.

Annie Ellen BARNECUTT, daughter of James BARNECOAT and Ann Hoskin BOND, was born on 24 November 1863 in Calstock.

During the census on 1 June 1900 George aged 37 whose occupation was Coal Miner and Annie [35] were living at 75 Hoxton, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne. Living with them were their children William G [14], Edith M [12] and Henry R [6] and a boarder James Shaughnessy [59]. (Census Place: Wilkes Barre Ward 15, Luzerne, Pennsylvania; Page: 4; Enumeration District: 0184)

During the census on 15 April 1910 George aged 48 was an inmate at the State Hospital for the Insane, Mahoning Township, Montour, Pennsylvania. (Roll: T624_1380; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 0051)

Annie E appeared in the census on 15 April 1910 aged 46. On 15 April 1910 and her occupation was a Tailoress in Men’s Clothing. She was living in South Fourth Street, Lehighton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania. Living with her was her son Henry R [16] a Presser in a Lace Works. (Roll: T624_1327; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0015)

George appeared in the census on 1 January 1920 aged 57. He was an inmate at the State Homeopathic Hospital for the Insane in Hanover, Lehigh, Pennsylvania. (Roll: T625_1589; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 213)

George died of Pernicious Anaemia on 1 August 1920 in the Homeopathic State Hospital, Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania aged 58.  He was buried in the Gnaden Heutten Cemetery, Lehighton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

Gravestone image George Blight 1861 - 1920

Annie Ellen died on 20 February 1930 aged 66 years. She was buried in the Gnaden Heutten Cemetery, Lehighton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

Gravestone image: Annie Ellen Barnecutt Blight 1863 - 1930

George BLIGHT and Annie Ellen BARNECUTT had the following children:

+506 William G 1885 +507 Edith Maude 1888
+508 Henry Roy 1893