Catherine M. Legleiter

1897–1986 (Age 88)
Liebenthal, Rush, Kansas, United States

The Life of Catherine M.

When Catherine M. Legleiter was born on 7 October 1897, in Liebenthal, Rush, Kansas, United States, her father, Christian Legleiter, was 23 and her mother, Rosa Miller, was 21. She had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Albert J Werth. She lived in Big Timber Township, Rush, Kansas, United States for about 15 years and Smoky Hill Township, Ellis, Kansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 10 February 1986, in La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Schoenchen, Ellis, Kansas, United States.

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Catherine M. Legleiter
Albert J Werth
Alfred J Werth
Edwin Werth
Aloysius J Werth
Victor J Werth
Lenora B Werth

Spouse & Children



  • Alfred J Werth


  • Edwin Werth


  • Male1921–1986Male

  • Male1923–1992Male

  • Lenora B Werth


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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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 26

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

German (Austrian): status name for a feudal tenant whose land lay on sloping ground, from Middle High German lēgen (southern dialect variant of lēhen ‘to hold land as a feudal tenant’) + līte ‘slope’. Compare Legner , Lechner .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Katie Legleiter in household of Christ Legleiter, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Kathrine Werth in household of Albert J Werth, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Catharine Werth in household of Albert J Werth, "United States Census, 1930"

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