James Howard Leggett

11 March 1865–20 May 1927 (Age 62)
Oroville, Butte, California, United States

The Life of James Howard

When James Howard Leggett was born on 11 March 1865, in Oroville, Butte, California, United States, his father, Charles Henry Leggett, was 33 and his mother, Abigail A Burt, was 37. He married Mary Ann Smith on 20 March 1884, in Saline, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Butte, California, United States in 1910. He died on 20 May 1927, in Oroville, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Butte, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Howard Leggett
1865–1927
Mary Ann Smith
1863–1945
Marriage: 20 March 1884
Howard Mortimer Leggett
1887–1920
Elizabeth Burt Leggett
1888–
Julie Alice Leggett
1891–1966
Kenneth Charles Leggett
1894–1943
Elton James Leggett
1902–1967

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1884
Saline, Nebraska, United States
children

(5)

    Howard Mortimer Leggett

    Male1887–1920Male

    Elizabeth Burt Leggett

    Female1888–Female

    Julie Alice Leggett

    Female1891–1966Female

    Kenneth Charles Leggett

    Male1894–1943Male

    Elton James Leggett

    Male1902–1967Male

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Henry Leggett

    Male1831–1898Male

    Abigail A Burt

    Female1828–1915Female

siblings

(9)

    Kate Josephine Leggett

    Female1854–1913Female

    Kate J Leggitt

    Female1855–Female

    Fannie Erwin Leggett

    Female1856–1859Female

    Thomas A. Leggett

    Male1858–1859Male

    Female1860–1945Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

Age 4

The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 17

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an ambassador or representative, from Middle English and Old French legat, Latin legatus, ‘one who is appointed or ordained’. The name may also have been a pageant name or given to an person elected to represent his village at a manor court.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James H Leggote in household of Chas H Leggote, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James H Leggett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James H Leggett, "United States Census, 1920"

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