Jessie E. Leach

1 August 1887–19 April 1977 (Age 89)
Tallmadge, Ottawa, Michigan, United States

The Life of Jessie E.

When Jessie E. Leach was born on 1 August 1887, in Tallmadge, Ottawa, Michigan, United States, her father, Winfield Scott Leach Sr., was 38 and her mother, Isabelle "Belle" Lord, was 19. She married Harry A House on 4 February 1903, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Wright, Ottawa, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and Marne, Wright Township, Ottawa, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 19 April 1977, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Marne Cemetery, Marne, Ottawa, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harry A House
Jessie E. Leach
Marriage: 4 February 1903
Richard Burton House Sr
Edna Mae House
Erma M House
Gordon Harry House
Florence Isabelle House

Spouse and Children

4 February 1903
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Winfield Scott Leach Sr.


    Isabelle "Belle" Lord




    Bessie Leach




    Lucy Leach


    Charles Harold Leach


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 16

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 25

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 (3)

  • Jessie House, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie Hause in household of Harry Hause, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie Leach in household of Scott W Leach, "United States Census, 1900"

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