Monterey Leroy Leach

27 May 1849–12 March 1913 (Age 63)
Leon, Cattaraugus, New York, United States

The Life of Monterey Leroy

When Monterey Leroy Leach was born on 27 May 1849, in Leon, Cattaraugus, New York, United States, his father, Allen Leach, was 22 and his mother, Mary Brandt, was 25. He married Harriet A. Calkins on 5 July 1873, in Hortonville, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1906 and Kootenay County, British Columbia, Canada in 1911. He died on 12 March 1913, in Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 63, and was buried in Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Monterey Leroy Leach
1849–1913
Harriet A. Calkins
1853–1913
Marriage: 5 July 1873
Milford L. Leach
1872–1888
Edith Luella Leach
1875–1948
James E. Leach
1877–1970
Alnetta Leach
1880–1944
Mary Rebecca Leach
1883–1948
Clarence Leach
1884–1952
Matilda Eveline Leach
1887–1952
Milton Leach
1891–1953

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 July 1873
Hortonville, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Male1849–1913Male

    James Elliott Leach

    Male1850–1935Male

    Kittie or Kate Stephens

    Female1852–Female

    Alden D Leach

    Male1852–1930Male

    Male1854–Male

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 5

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 17

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a physician, Old English lǣce, from the medieval medical practice of ‘bleeding’, often by applying leeches to the sick person. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by a boggy stream, from an Old English læcc, or a habitational name from Eastleach or Northleach in Gloucestershire, named with the same Old English element.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Monte* Leach, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Monterey Leach in household of Allen Leach, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Monte L Leach in household of Allen Leach, "United States Census, 1870"

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