Leslie Norman Abston

22 January 1923–21 February 1960 (Age 37)
Lothair, Perry, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Leslie Norman

When Leslie Norman Abston was born on 22 January 1923, in Lothair, Perry, Kentucky, United States, his father, Henry Newton Abston, was 20 and his mother, May Combs, was 17. He married Wanda Adelia Leavitt about 1950. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Hazard, Perry, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 21 February 1960, in Vinton, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Boulder City Cemetery, Boulder City, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Leslie Norman Abston
Wanda Adelia Leavitt
Marriage: about 1950
Linda Faye Abston

Spouse and Children

about 1950


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World Events (8)

1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 3

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 12

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Of uncertain origin; perhaps from an English place name, but not now recorded in England as a surname. One possibility is Abson near Bristol, earlier Abston; another is Adstone in Northamptonshire, which is named from an Old English personal name Ættīn + Old English tūn ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Norman Abston in household of Mae Comba, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Norman Leslie Or Leslie Norman Mather Or Abston, "Nevada, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"
  • Leslie Norman Abston, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"

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