Lenta Leona Patton

11 May 1899–17 August 1996 (Age 97)
Shaw, Marion, Oregon, United States

The Life of Lenta Leona

When Lenta Leona Patton was born on 11 May 1899, in Shaw, Marion, Oregon, United States, her father, John LaFayette Patton, was 28 and her mother, Mary Mae Howd, was 27. She married Harl Mallory Shumway on 6 June 1919, in Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States for about 10 years and Woodburn, Marion, Oregon, United States in 1970. She died on 17 August 1996, in Kirkland, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 97.

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Harl Mallory Shumway
Lenta Leona Patton
Marriage: 6 June 1919
Raymond Edward Shumway

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    Harl Mallory Shumway



6 June 1919
Oregon, United States


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Frederick Weyerhaeuser's Logging Business

Age 1

Weyerhaeuser Company started with 900,000 acres of timberland, with barely 3 employees and a small office in Tacoma, Washington. It has grown to become one of the largest sustainable forest products companies in the world.

Age 28

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English, northern Irish, and Scottish: from a pet form of the personal name Pate .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lenta Pugsley in household of Frank Pugsley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lena Patton in household of John Patton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lenta L Pugsley in household of Frank Pugsley, "United States Census, 1940"

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