George and Jemima (Hendricks) Lighthill lived in Beaver Creek County, Pa., in 1837. They moved to Richland County, Ohio, where they were engaged in farming. In 1852, the family-parents, 5 daughters and 3 sons moved to Paulding County, Ohio. The father and sons lived on farms joining or cornering each other 2 ½ miles northeast of Oakwood. The daughters all lived on farms in the vicinity of Oakwood.