Kathryn Elizabeth McLeish

Female27 July 1904–December 1989

Brief Life History of Kathryn Elizabeth

When Kathryn Elizabeth McLeish was born on 27 July 1904, in Maynard, Fayette, Iowa, United States, her father, John Strawn McLeish, was 35 and her mother, Jessie Mcwilliam Taylor, was 32. She married Harold Mylen Brant on 29 December 1924, in Fairbank, Buchanan, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Oran, Fayette, Iowa, United States in 1930 and La Porte City, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States in 1935. She died in December 1989, in Newcastle, Webster, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Graceland Cemetery, Webster City, Hamilton, Iowa, United States.

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Harold Mylen Brant
Kathryn Elizabeth McLeish
Marriage: 29 December 1924
Beverly Joan Brant
Wilma Fay Brant

Sources (21)

  • Kathrine Mcleish, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Kathryn Elizabeth Mc Leish, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
  • Kathryn Elizabeth Mcleish, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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  • Marriage
    29 December 1924Fairbank, Buchanan, Iowa, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels

    Age 2

    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

    1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

    Age 9

    The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.


    Age 23

    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Gille Iosa, a patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant (i.e. devotee) of Jesus’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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