Leona Alice Isley

11 April 1885–14 October 1953 (Age 68)
Hunt City, Hunt City Township, Jasper, Illinois, United States

The Life of Leona Alice

When Leona Alice Isley was born on 11 April 1885, in Hunt City, Hunt City Township, Jasper, Illinois, United States, her father, Emanuel Francis Isley, was 45 and her mother, Malinda Vandalana Apple, was 38. She married George Edward Stretcher on 17 March 1907. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Champaign Township, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 14 October 1953, in Kankakee, Illinois, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Newton, Jasper, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Edward Stretcher
1876–1971
Leona Alice Isley
1885–1953
Marriage: 17 March 1907
Grace Isley Stretcher
1907–1969
Blanche Lenore Stretcher
1920–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 March 1907
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Emanuel Francis Isley

    Male1839–1935Male

    Malinda Vandalana Apple

    Female1847–1928Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1868–1956Female

    Male1871–1953Male

    Lydia E. Isley

    Female1873–Female

    Augusta Elizabeth Isley

    Female1877–Female

    William Eldridge Isley

    Male1880–1929Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 7

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 18

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained. The connection with Isley Walton in Leicestershire is not clear.2 Possibly a respelling of German Eisele or Swiss Isler .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lena Isley in household of E Isley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leona Stretcher in household of Geo E Stretcher, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leona A Stretcher in household of George E Stretcher, "United States Census, 1920"

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