Daniel Burton Leftwich

Male23 February 1862–

Brief Life History of Daniel Burton

When Daniel Burton Leftwich was born on 23 February 1862, in Carroll, Virginia, United States, his father, Gabriel Leftwich, was 52 and his mother, Ester Gardner, was 36. He married Ardelene Rhoda Williams on 21 December 1879, in Carroll, Virginia, United States. 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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Daniel Burton Leftwich
Ardelene Rhoda Williams
Marriage: 21 December 1879
"baby" Leftwich
Dora Melinda Leftwich
Grover Cleveland Leftwich
Rowena Mae Leftwich

Sources (40)

  • Dan A Lefturich, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Danl. B. S. Leftwich, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Danl B S Leftwich, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1879Carroll, Virginia, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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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 fromthe Old English female personal name Lēoftǣt +wīc ‘dairy farm, settlement’.

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

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