Susan Leedy

7 July 1830–20 March 1919 (Age 88)
Ankenytown, Berlin Township, Knox, Ohio, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan Leedy was born on 7 July 1830, in Ankenytown, Berlin Township, Knox, Ohio, United States, her father, Abraham Leedy II, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Zook, was 39. She married David Leedy Garber on 8 April 1852. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Township, Richland, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Bellville, Richland, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 20 March 1919, in Ashland, Ashland, Ohio, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Owl Creek Church, Berlin Township, Knox, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Leedy Garber
Susan Leedy
Marriage: 8 April 1852
Aaron Leedy Garber
Elihu L Garber
James Franklin Leedy Garber
Martha Elizabeth Garber
Jane Alice Garber
Levi Leedy Garber
Ezra Garber

Spouse and Children

    David Leedy Garber



8 April 1852


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Zook




    John A. Leedy


    Catherine Leedy


    Samuel A. Leedy


    Jacob A Leady


    Abraham A Leedy III


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 2

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 6

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 30

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German (Alemannic) Lüthi, Lüdy, or Lüty, pet forms of the personal name Lüthold ( see Luthi ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Susan Dyer in household of Stephen Dyer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan Garber in household of David Garber, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan Dyer in household of Stephen P Dyer, "United States Census, 1880"

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