Leslie Jewell Ringstaff

6 December 1934–6 November 1980 (Age 45)
McCreary, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Leslie Jewell

When Leslie Jewell Ringstaff was born on 6 December 1934, in McCreary, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jesse Jefferson Ringstaff Sr, was 37 and his mother, Mayme Lee Egner, was 30. He lived in Magisterial District 1, McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 6 November 1980, in Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Grand Rivers, Livingston, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Jefferson Ringstaff Sr
Mayme Lee Egner
Elizabeth Ringstaff
Leslie Ringstaff
Valeta Mae Ringstaff
Leona Ringstaff
Jesse Jefferson Ringstaff Jr
Charles Ringstaff
Leslie Jewell Ringstaff
Thomas Ringstaff
Mayme Carroll Ringstaff

Parents and Siblings



    Elizabeth Ringstaff


    Valeta Mae Ringstaff




    Charles Ringstaff


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

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

Age 2

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.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 13

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. This has the form of an English surname but it does not appear in modern records.

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

Sources (3)

  • Jerrell Ringstoff in household of Jessie Ringstoff, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leslie J Ringstaff, "Kentucky, Vital Record Indexes, 1911-1999"
  • Leslie Jewell Ringstaff, "Find A Grave Index"

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