Letha May Todd

Brief Life History of Letha May

When Letha May Todd was born on 7 March 1932, in Lee, Kentucky, United States, her father, Jackson Todd, was 35 and her mother, Emma Barrett, was 30. She married William Henry Underwood on 5 January 1948, in Adams, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Magisterial District 4 Heidelberg, Lee, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and Beattyville, Lee, Kentucky, United States in 1994. She died on 13 September 1994, in Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Lee, Kentucky, United States.

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William Henry Underwood
1921–1995
Letha May Todd
1932–1994
Marriage: 5 January 1948
Hazel Underwood
1954–1992

Sources (11)

  • Letha May Todd in household of Jack Todd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Letha Mae Todd, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Letha Mae Todd Underwood, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

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.

1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

1949 · NATO is Established

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

English (mainly northern) and Scottish: nickname for someone thought to resemble a fox, for example in cunning or slyness, or perhaps more obviously in having red hair, from northern Middle English tod(de) ‘fox’. Compare Todhunter , Todman . This name was brought to Ulster, Ireland, from Scotland in the 17th century.

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

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