Leota Motsey Dean

1901–1976 (Age 75)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Leota Motsey

When Leota Motsey Dean was born on 24 March 1901, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Sankey Bliss Dean, was 19 and her mother, Emsey B Keener, was 19. She married William Franklin Artrip on 17 February 1917, in Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Shawnee Magisterial District, Frederick, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 6 March 1976, in Supply, Brunswick, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 74.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Leota Motsey Dean
1901–1976
William Franklin Artrip
1892–1972
Marriage: 17 February 1917
Melvin Clark Artrip
1919–1919
Juanita Eileen Artrip
1923–1986
William Franklin Artrip
1929–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
17 February 1917
Virginia, United States
children

(3)

  • Melvin Clark Artrip

    Male1919–1919Male

  • Female1923–1986Female

  • William Franklin Artrip

    Male1929–Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Sankey Bliss Dean

    Male1881–1932Male

  • Emsey B Keener

    Female1881–Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 16

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name from Middle English dene ‘valley’ (Old English denu), or a habitational name from any of several places in various parts of England named Dean, Deane, or Deen from this word. In Scotland this is a habitational name from Den in Aberdeenshire or Dean in Ayrshire.2 English: occupational name for the servant of a dean or nickname for someone thought to resemble a dean. A dean was an ecclesiastical official who was the head of a chapter of canons in a cathedral. The Middle English word deen is a borrowing of Old French d(e)ien, from Latin decanus (originally a leader of ten men, from decem ‘ten’), and thus is a cognate of Deacon .3 Irish: variant of Deane .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Leota M Atrip in household of William F Atrip, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leota Artrip in household of Frank Artrip, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leota Artrip in household of W F Artrip, "United States Census, 1920"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.