Henry Roy BLIGHT

508. Henry Roy BLIGHT, son of George BLIGHT and Annie Ellen BARNECUTT, was born on 6 July 1893 in Pennsylvania, USA.

Henry R appeared in the census on 1 June 1900 aged 6. He was living with his parents George [37] a Coal Mine and Annie [35] at 75 Hoxton Street, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA. In the household with them was his siblings William G [14] and Edith M [12], and boarder James Shaughnessy [59].

Henry R [16] a Presser in a Lace Works appeared in the census on 15 April 1910 aged 16. He was living with his mother Annie [46] South Fourth Street, Lehighton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

Henry R married Helen A ANTHONY on 19 July 1914 in Scranton, Pennsylvania when he was 21 and she was 21. The ceremony was performed by Rev. John A Bender.

Helen A ANTHONY, the adopted daughter of William RADER and Rose SCHWEIBINZ, was born on 20 July 1893 in Pennsylvania, USA.

During the 1920 United States Federal Census Henry aged 26 a Weaver for a Lace Company and Helen [26] were living in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut. Living with them was their daughter Charlotte [4] and Henry’s mother Anne [52]. (Census Place: Bridgeport Ward 12, Fairfield, Connecticut; Roll: T625_176; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 87)

H Roy a Lace Maker appeared in the census on 1 April 1930 aged 36. He, his wife Helen [36] and daughter Charlotte E [14] were living at 437 Union Avenue, Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut. (Census Place: Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0094)

Roy aged 46 a Lace Maker appeared in the census on 1 April 1940. He was living with his wife Helen [46] in Union Street, Deep River, Middlesex, Connecticut. (Census Place: Deep River, Middlesex, Connecticut; Roll: m-t0627-00513; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 4-54)

Henry died on 16 December 1972 in Pennsylvania and Helen died on 28 September 1990 in Pennsylvania.  They were both buried at the Gnaden Huetten Cemetery, Lehighton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania.

Gravestone image: Henry Roy 1893 - 1972 and Helen A Anthony Blight 1893 - 1990 Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 31 March 2020), memorial page for Henry Roy Blight (6 Jul 1893–16 Dec 1972), Find a Grave Memorial no. 168878618, citing Gnaden Huetten Cemetery, Lehighton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by TRACY BLIGHT (contributor 49614131) .

 

Helen A ANTHONY and Henry Roy BLIGHT had the following child:

+1078 Charlotte B 1915