George Washington Leafty

3 June 1865–28 October 1956 (Age 91)
Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States

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When George Washington Leafty was born on 3 June 1865, in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States, his father, John H Leighty or Leafty, was 46 and his mother, Nancy Bertha Wilcox, was 24. He married Ida Mae Nash on 4 October 1885, in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Morgan Township, Mercer, Missouri, United States for about 20 years. He died on 28 October 1956, in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States.

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George Washington Leafty
Ida Mae Nash
Marriage: 4 October 1885
John Austin Leafty
Maggie Mae Leafty
Viola Jane Leafty
Grace Lavonia Leafty
Gertrude Mable Leafty
Edward Clyde Leafty
George Virgil Leafty
Emma Jane Leafty
Lewis Richard Leafty
Bessie Edith Leafty
Genevieve Leafty
Roy Alvin Leafty
Harry Washington Leafty

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4 October 1885
Princeton, Mercer, Missouri, United States


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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.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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Full text of the Mayflower Compact:

"We whole names are underwritten, the loyal subjects of our dear Sovereigne Lord, King James, by ye grace of God, of Great Britaine, France and Ireland, King, defender of ye faith, etc., having under …

Sources (3)

  • George W Leafty, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George Leafty, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George W Leafty, "United States Census, 1940"

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