Marilla Nevada Leach

27 October 1860–16 August 1935 (Age 74)
Fremont, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Marilla Nevada

When Marilla Nevada Leach was born on 27 October 1860, in Fremont, Iowa, United States, her father, John Alanson Sweet Leach, was 38 and her mother, Cynthia A Wheeler, was 28. She married John J Adams on 21 October 1877, in Benton Township, Holt, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Benton Township, Holt, Missouri, United States for about 30 years and Mound City, Holt, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 16 August 1935, at the age of 74.

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John J Adams
Marilla Nevada Leach
Marriage: 21 October 1877
Sarah Sallie Adams
Charles Willard Adams
Nelle Myrtle Adams
Dora Adams
Bernice M Adams

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
Age 7
Nebraska is the 37th state.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 21
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a physician, Old English lǣce, from the medieval medical practice of ‘bleeding’, often by applying leeches to the sick person. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by a boggy stream, from an Old English læcc, or a habitational name from Eastleach or Northleach in Gloucestershire, named with the same Old English element.

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

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Sources (9)

  • Merilla Adams in household of John C. Adams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Marilla Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Marietta Leach in household of Sarah J Leach, "United States Census, 1870"

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