Posted By:Susan Nass
Subject:Re: Clara Ellen Light
Post Date:February 10, 2010 at 10:00:20
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Hello Bruce,

I am NOT a relative. Saw your post and this is what I have found:

1930 United States Federal Census
about Sam L Mattingly
Name: Sam L Mattingly
Home in 1930: Collinsville, Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Age: 52
Estimated birth year: abt 1878
Birthplace: Oklahoma <Oklahoma did not exist as a state in 1878>
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's name: Clara
Race: White

Household Members: Name Age
Sam L Mattingly 52, head, married at 28, b. Oklahoma, parents b. Illinois, carpenter, bridge
Clara Mattingly 50, wife, married at 26, b. Arkansas, father b. Missouri, mother b. Tennessee
George Mattingly 19, son, b. Texas, father b. Oklahoma, mother b. Arkansas, truck driver, street construction

<Oklahoma did NOT exist when Sam was born>

Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Collinsville, Tulsa, Oklahoma; Roll 1933; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 10; Image: 201.0

I cannot find them on the 1920 US census.
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about Samuel Leo Mattingley
Name: Samuel Leo Mattingley
Residence: Richardson?
County: Wise
State: Texas
Birth Date: 16 Aug 1883
Race: White
FHL Roll Number: 1983874
Mrs. Ellen Mattingley, same address
Signed X his mark
Tall, slender, blue eyes, brown hair
<Image very hard to read>
1910 United States Federal Census
about Clara E Mattingly
Name: Clara E Mattingly
Age in 1910: 30
Estimated birth year: abt 1880
Birthplace: Missouri
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Father's Birth Place: Missouri
Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
Spouse's name: Samuel L
Home in 1910: Justice Precinct 4, Wise, Texas
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Gender: Female

Household Members: Name Age
Samuel L Mattingly 25, head, marriage 1, married 5 yrs, b. Texas, parents b. Illinois, farmer, general farm
Clara E Mattingly 30, wife, MARRIAGE 2, married 5 yrs, 4 children, 4 living 1910, b. Missouri, father b. Missouri, mother b. Tennessee
Clarisa M Mattingly 4, daughter, b. Texas, father b. Texas, mother b. Missouri <twin?>
Cloyce L A Mattingly 4, son, b. Texas, father b. Texas, mother b. Missouri <twin?>
Sara <VERA> E Mattingly 3, daughter, b. Texas
William T Mattingly 1 2/12, son, b. Texas

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Wise, Texas; Roll T624_1600; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 255; Image: 895.


1900 United States Federal Census
about Clara E Voss
Name: Clara E Voss
[Clara E Light]
Home in 1900: Justice Precinct 8, Erath, Texas
Age: 20
Birth Date: Sep 1879
Birthplace: Arkansas
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relationship to Head of House: Daughter
Father's Name: Benton
Father's Birthplace: Missouri
Mother's Name: Mary E
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother: number of living children: 1
Mother: How many children: 1
Marriage Year: 1899
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 1
Residence : Justice Precinct 8 (East Part), Erath, Texas

Household Members: Name Age
Benton Light 52, head, b. June 1848, married 21 yrs, b. Missouri, father b. S. Carolina, mother b. Indiana
Mary E Light 49, wife, b. Mar. 1851, married 21 yrs, 2 children, 2 living 1900, b. Tenn, parents b. Tenn
Franklin M Light 16, son, b. Feb. 1884, Missouri
Clara E Voss 20, DAUGHTER, married 1 yr, 1 child, b. Sept. 1879, Arkansas
Clara M Voss 10/12, granddaughter, b. Aug. 1899, Texas, father b. Tennessee, mother b. Arkansas

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 8, Erath, Texas; Roll T623_1632; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 78.


Clarra E. LIGHT Household


Other Information:
Birth Year <1879>
Birthplace AR
Age 8M
Marital Status S <Single>
Race W <White>
Head of Household Benton LIGHT
Relation Dau <Daughter>
Father's Birthplace MO
Mother's Birthplace TN


Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

Benton LIGHT Self M W 29 MO Farmer SC TN
Mary E. LIGHT Wife M W 24 TN Keeping House TN TN
Sarah LIGHT Sister S W 51 IN At Home SC IN
Clarra E. LIGHT Dau S W 8M AR MO TN <+++++++

Source Information:
Census Place Colville, Benton, Arkansas
Family History Library Film 1254038
NA Film Number T9-0038
Page Number 385A

Clara Ellen LIGHT
Sex: F

Birth: 7 Sep 1879 <, Camden, Missouri> <error - born Arkansas>
Death: 7 Mar 1942

Burial: Mar 1942

Father: Thomas Benton Hartford LIGHT
Mother: Mary Elizabeth ROBINSON

Submitted information

Hope this helps.

Susan Nass
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