Kathryn Elizabeth McLeish

27 July 1904–December 1989 (Age 85)
Maynard, Fayette, Iowa, United States

The Life 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

29 December 1924
Fairbank, Buchanan, Iowa, United States



    Wilma Fay Brant


Parents and Siblings


    Jessie Mcwilliam Taylor




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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

Northern Irish (Ulster) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Íosa, patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant of Jesus’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Katherine Brant in household of Harold Brant, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Kathren Brant in household of Clarence E Brant, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kathryn Brant in household of Harold M Brant, "United States Census, 1940"

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