Edward Leach

1814–26 September 1887 (Age 73)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Edward

When Edward Leach was born in 1814, in Virginia, United States, his father, William H. Leach Jr., was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Jane Thompson, was 36. He married Eliza J. McKenzie on 14 May 1835, in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Magisterial District 4 Hustonville, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died on 26 September 1887, in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Kings Mountain, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Leach
1814–1887
Eliza J. McKenzie
1825–1895
Marriage: 14 May 1835
Mary Leach
1837–
Tabitha Leach
1840–1914
John H Leach
1842–1928
Henry C Leach
1844–1916
Bonaparte Leach
1846–
Narcissa Leach
1847–1931
Robert Leach
1849–
Dabney Leach
1852–1912
Lance Leach
1856–
George Washington Leach
1863–1922

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 May 1835Lincoln, Kentucky, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1818 · Jackson Purchase
    Age 4
    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 22
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a physician, from Middle English leche, lache ‘physician’ (Old English lǣce ‘leech; physician, blood-letter, surgeon’). The name refers to the medieval medical practice of bleeding, typically by applying leeches to a patient. The surname is recorded in the late 14th-century Poll Tax Returns for men whose occupation is stated as medicus ‘physician’, or occasionally spicer (spicers acted as apothecaries), but some men named le Leche have unrelated occupations including cultor ‘cultivator, farm laborer’, which suggests that leche could refer to an amateur ‘medicine man’ who supplied folk remedies.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Lachner
    Leetch
    Leachman
    Latch
    Leitch
    Leech

    Sources (9)

    • Edward Leech, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Ned Leach in entry for Narcissa Long, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
    • Edward Leach, "United States Census, 1880"

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