Leola Goodson Preddy

1 May 1897–30 March 1983 (Age 85)
Granville, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Leola Goodson

When Leola Goodson Preddy was born on 1 May 1897, in Granville, North Carolina, United States, her father, Julius Jasper Preddy, was 26 and her mother, Lena Belle Howard Thomerson, was 29. She married Armie Leonard Longmire on 14 May 1918, in Granville, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Oxford Township, Granville, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States in 1978. She died on 30 March 1983, in Granville, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Granville, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Armie Leonard Longmire
Leola Goodson Preddy
Marriage: 14 May 1918
James Armstead Longmire
Grace L Longmire
Donald Gilbert Longmire

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 May 1918Granville, North Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 1
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1918 · Fort Bragg Established
    Age 21
    Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
    Age 23
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Priddy .

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Leola Longmire in household of Armis L Longmire, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Leola Preddy Longmire, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Leola Dreddy in entry for Longmire, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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