Leona Fern Plessinger

1903–1966 (Age 63)
Polk, Polk, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Leona Fern

When Leona Fern Plessinger was born in 1903, in Polk, Polk, Nebraska, United States, her father, John N. Plessinger, was 30 and her mother, Vannanah Lucy Buckner, was 23. She married Charles Albert Delwarte on 14 November 1924, in Denver, Colorado, United States. She lived in Election Precinct 2, Sedgwick, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Pleasant Home Township, Polk, Nebraska, United States in 1920. She died in 1966, at the age of 63.

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Charles Albert Delwarte
Leona Fern Plessinger
Marriage: 14 November 1924

Spouse and Children

14 November 1924
Denver, Colorado, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 0

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.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 6

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 17

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of German Blessinger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Seona Phessinger in household of John Phessinger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leona Plessinger in household of John Plessinger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leona Fern Plessinger, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

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