Jacob Henry Leatherman

Male15 February 1869–25 December 1950

Brief Life History of Jacob Henry

When Jacob Henry Leatherman was born on 15 February 1869, in River Styx, Guilford Township, Medina, Ohio, United States, his father, Henry O Leatherman, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth Overholt, was 36. He married Lucinda Grabill Blosser on 25 October 1902, in Wadsworth, Medina, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Seville, Medina, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 25 December 1950, in Guilford Township, Medina, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Seville, Medina, Ohio, United States.

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Jacob Henry Leatherman
Lucinda Grabill Blosser
Marriage: 25 October 1902
Lucille Blossom Leatherman
Ruth Gem Leatherman
Henry Abraham Leatherman
Pauline Leona Leatherman
LaFollette Francis Leatherman
Fola Margaret Leatherman
Jacob Dale Leatherman

Sources (25)

  • Jacob Leatherman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jacob H Leatherman, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Jacob Henry Leatherman, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 October 1902Wadsworth, Medina, Ohio, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1870 · Giving all the right to vote

    Age 1

    The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 27

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Jewish (Ashkenazic) and Americanized form of German Lederman, an occupational name for a leather worker or seller of leather goods, from Middle High German leder ‘leather’ + man ‘man’.

    English: occupational name for a leatherworker (see Leather ).

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

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