Andrew Davidson Leland

8 August 1855–8 March 1937 (Age 81)
Jefferson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Andrew Davidson

When Andrew Davidson Leland was born on 8 August 1855, in Jefferson, Indiana, United States, his father, Edwin Gardner Leland, was 27 and his mother, Nancy Davidson, was 26. He married Lucy Ann Neal on 23 July 1876, in Madison, Jefferson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Madison, Jefferson, Indiana, United States for about 70 years. He died on 8 March 1937, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Springdale Cemetery, Madison, Jefferson, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Davidson Leland
Lucy Ann Neal
Marriage: 23 July 1876
Chester Howard Leland
Edwin Allen Leland
Samuel Robb Leland
Harry Elbridge Leland
Eliza Viola Leland
Emma May Leland
Mary Frances Leland
Simeon Leland

Spouse and Children

23 July 1876
Madison, Jefferson, Indiana, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Walter S Leland


    Eliza Ann Leland


    Mary Rebecca Leland


    Emma Helen Leland


    Simon Elbridge Leland


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 1

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

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

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McClellan or McLelland .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Andrew Leland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Andy E Leland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Andrew D Leland, "United States Census, 1910"

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