Thelma Marion Ledyard

Female4 September 1913–4 September 2002

Brief Life History of Thelma Marion

When Thelma Marion Ledyard was born on 4 September 1913, in Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States, her father, Ralph St. Peter Ledyard, was 39 and her mother, Verne Edna Phelps, was 36. She married Clark J Vedder on 10 July 1931, in Lorain, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Wellington, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1996 and Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 2002. She died on 4 September 2002, in Elyria, Lorain, Ohio, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Wellington, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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Walter Frank Hill Sr
Thelma Marion Ledyard
Frederick Allen Hill
Earl Hill
Walter Frank Hill Jr
John Earl Hill
Alfred Paul Hill
Linda Kay Hill

Sources (21)

  • Thelma M Hill, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thelma Marion Ledyard - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Thelma Marion Ledyard
  • Thelma M. Ledyard, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 4

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Liddiard .

History: Revolutionary soldier William Ledyard was born at Groton, CT, in1738, a descendant of John Ledyard who sailed from Bristol, England,and settled in CT. The celebrated traveler John Ledyard (1751–89)was William's nephew and was also born in Groton.

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

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