Susan Venturia Leith

Female23 May 1884–4 July 1971

Brief Life History of Susan Venturia

When Susan Venturia Leith was born on 23 May 1884, in Unison, Loudoun, Virginia, United States, her father, Theodoric Howard Leith, was 28 and her mother, Ellen Furr, was 27. She married Thomas Henry Tattersall on 17 October 1934, in District of Columbia, United States. She lived in Mercer District, Loudoun, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Washington, District of Columbia, United States for about 10 years. She registered for military service in 1919. She died on 4 July 1971, in Berkeley, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Bluemont, Loudoun, Virginia, United States.

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Thomas Henry Tattersall
Susan Venturia Leith
Marriage: 17 October 1934

Sources (16)

  • Sue V Leit in household of Theodore H Leit, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Susan Leith, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Sue Veturia Leith, "District of Columbia Marriages, 1811-1950"

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  • Marriage
    17 October 1934District of Columbia, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1887 · Monotype Type-Casting Machine

    Age 3

    June 7, 1887, Tolbert Lanston patented his Monotype machine. It typed individual characters instead of lines like the Linotype machine.

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 23

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: habitational name from the port near Edinburgh, which takes its name from the river at whose mouth it stands. The river name is of Celtic origin, meaning ‘dripping (water)’.

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

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