Leona Agnes Blatt

28 May 1903–8 October 1951 (Age 48)
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Leona Agnes

When Leona Agnes Blatt was born on 28 May 1903, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, her father, Ambrose Frederick Blatt, was 33 and her mother, Sophia Regina Neis, was 35. She married Anthony Michael Baker on 25 October 1923, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. She died on 8 October 1951, in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anthony Michael Baker
1898–1986
Leona Agnes Blatt
1903–1951
Marriage: 25 October 1923

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 October 1923
Lucas, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Ambrose Frederick Blatt

    Male1869–1931Male

    Female1867–1959Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1904

Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 3

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 13

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Blatt, Yiddish blat ‘leaf’. As a Jewish name this is normally a shortened form of a compound name with Blatt as a second element, adopted as ornamental surnames in the 18th and 19th centuries.2 German: topographic name from Middle High German blate ‘flat surface’, ‘ledge’, ‘plateau’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived at a farm on a ledge on a mountainside.

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

Sources (3)

  • Betty L Baker in household of Anthony M Baker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leona A Blatt in household of Ambrose F Blatt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leona Blatt in household of Ambrose F Blatt, "United States Census, 1910"

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