Sophia E. Leggatt

1862–
Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sophia E.

When Sophia E. Leggatt was born in 1862, in Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Winton Leggatt, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ann, was 32. She married Alva Allen Balcom on 22 July 1878, in Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Alva Allen Balcom
1861–1937
Sophia E. Leggatt
1862–
Marriage: 22 July 1878
J. Elizabeth Elspass
1880–
J Elizabeth Balcon
1885–

Spouse and Children

    Alva Allen Balcom

    Male1861–1937Male

    Female1862–Female

MARRIAGE
22 July 1878
Grand Haven, Ottawa, Michigan, United States
children

(2)

    J. Elizabeth Elspass

    Female1880–Female

    J Elizabeth Balcon

    Female1885–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Winton Leggatt

    Male1827–Male

    Mary Ann

    Female1830–Female

siblings

(12)

    Harriet Eliza Leggatt

    Female1853–Female

    Louise Leggatt

    Female1856–Female

    Mary Ann Caroline Leggatt

    Female1856–Female

    Maria Jane Leggatt

    Female1858–Female

    William Leggatt

    Male1858–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 18

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 22

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 42

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an ambassador or representative, from Middle English and Old French legat, Latin legatus, ‘one who is appointed or ordained’. The name may also have been a pageant name or given to an person elected to represent his village at a manor court.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sophia E Legett in entry for Henry Leduce and J Elizabeth Elspass, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Sophia in entry for William Strantz and Elizabeth Balcon, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Sophia E. Legett in entry for Henry Le Duce and J. Elizabeth Elspass, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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