Leonard Nix

1881–1961 (Age 80)
Breathitt, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Leonard

When Leonard Nix was born in 1881, in Breathitt, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Nix, was 29 and his mother, Lavisa Fugate, was 30. He married Hannah Fugate on 4 November 1903, in Breathitt, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Perry, Kentucky, United States in 1930. He died on 2 April 1961, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leonard Nix
1881–1961
Hannah Fugate
1877–
Marriage: 4 November 1903
Margret Nix
1899–
Leaner Nix
1905–
Frankie Nix
1906–
Goebel Nix
1907–1965

Spouse and Children

    Male1881–1961Male

    Hannah Fugate

    Female1877–Female

MARRIAGE
4 November 1903
Breathitt, Kentucky, United States
children

(4)

    Margret Nix

    Female1899–Female

    Leaner Nix

    Female1905–Female

    Frankie Nix

    Female1906–Female

    Male1907–1965Male

Parents and Siblings

    John Nix

    Male1852–1900Male

    Lavisa Fugate

    Female1851–Female

siblings

(10)

    William Nix

    Male1872–Male

    Zachariah Nix

    Male1875–Male

    Samuel Nix

    Male1876–1905Male

    Andrew Nix

    Male1876–Male

    Frankey Nix

    Female1880–Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 0

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 11

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 21

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas (German Nikolaus).2 Irish (County Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Nioceais ‘son of Nicholas’, which was taken by some Limerick families named Woulfe .3 German (southern and Upper Rhine): from a nickname from Middle High German nickes(e), nixe ‘water sprite’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lenard Nix, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Genard Nix, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lin Nix, "United States Census, 1920"

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