Daniel Burton Leftwich

23 February 1862–
Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Daniel Burton

When Daniel Burton Leftwich was born on 23 February 1862, in Mount Airy, Surry, North Carolina, United States, his father, Gabriel Leftwich, was 52 and his mother, Easter Gardner, was 36. He married Ardelene Rhoda Williams on 21 December 1879. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Dranesville, Fairfax, Virginia, United States in 1920 and District 5, Harford, Maryland, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Burton Leftwich
Ardelene Rhoda Williams
Marriage: 21 December 1879
(baby) Leftwich
Dora Melinda Leftwich
Grover Cleveland Leftwich
Rowena Mae Leftwich

Spouse and Children

21 December 1879
, Carroll, Virginia, USA


Parents and Siblings

    Gabriel Leftwich





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World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1864 · Arlington Cemetery

Age 2

Arlington Cemetery is a military cemetery. It was originally a plantation owned by George Washington Parke Custis. This is the location of Robert E. Lee, 16,000 Civil War soldiers, William Howard Taft, John, Jackie, Robert, and Edward Kennedy. The tomb of the unknown soldier is also located here it was dedicated on November 11, 1921. It contains the remains of those soldiers unknown from WWI, WWII, Korea, and Vietnam.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 32

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Leftwich in Cheshire, so named from the Old English female personal name Lēoftǣt + wīc ‘dairy farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Daniel B Leftwich, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Daniel B Leftwich in household of Gabriel Leftwich, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Daniel B Leftwich, "United States Census, 1930"

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