John Bernard Lightfoot was born at Port Royal in. Caroline March 29, 1851. He was the son of John Bernard Lightfoot.
He removed to Richmond in 1871 and shortly afterward entered upon the tobacco business. He founded the firm of
J. B. Lightfoot and Company from which he retired in 1917. He died in 1924 leaving a widow, Mary Washington Minor
Lightfoot, two brothers William B., and Lewis H., and one nephew, J. B. Lightfoot, Jr. He was buried in Hollywood.
A History of Caroline County, Virginia
By: Marshall Wingfield
Press of Trevvet Christoan & Co., Inc.
Richmond, VA. 1924
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