Matilda Jane Templin

FemaleFebruary 1828–after 1900

Brief Life History of Matilda Jane

When Matilda Jane Templin was born in February 1828, in Ross, Ohio, United States, her father, James Templin, was 36 and her mother, Margaret B Stewart, was 30. She married Walter Julian Leffingwell on 7 April 1851. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Davis, Kansas, United States in 1870 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died after 1900.

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Walter Julian Leffingwell
Matilda Jane Templin
Marriage: 7 April 1851
Orville Ambrose Leffingwell
Emma Sedalia Leffingwell
William Webster Leffingwell

Sources (11)

  • Matilda J Leffingwell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Matilda Templin, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Templin in entry for Wm W Leffingwell and Harriett Boyes, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 April 1851
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 2

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1831: Cook, Illinois, United States [Spreads across Cook and DuPage counties]

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade

    Age 20

    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and is open 22 hours per day . 

    Name Meaning

    German: habitational name from a place so named in Brandenburg, of Slavic origin.

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

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