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Dec 7
Posted by Gina.

Family Focus: Laura Alice Kight Likens/Likins


Laura Alice KIGHT (Malinda Jane McRobie, John William, William) was born in 1862 in Maryland. She died of kidney failure 28 Aug 1904 in Mineral County, West Virginia. She is buried in the Kight Cemetery in Claysville, Mineral County, West Virginia.
According to her daughter, Ola, Laura was crippled and walked with a cane. Laura had an illegitimate son before her marriage.
Charles Wilbert KIGHT was born 1 Aug 1882 in Mineral County, West Virginia.
Laura married Henry Grant LIKENS …

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Jan 4
Posted by Gina.

Ola Florence Likens


My newest mystery seems to surround Ola Florence Likens. She was the daughter of <a href=”″>Laura Alice Kight and Henry Grant Likens</a>. According to her birth register, she was born 20 Sep 1895 in Mineral County, West Virginia. The mystery comes with her death. According to the West Virginia death records, Ola died on 5 Oct 1895. She was 16 days old. Yet, miraculously, she appears with her father and siblings in 1910, …

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