Lena Manerva Ledbetter

10 June 1886–28 October 1954 (Age 68)
Perry, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lena Manerva

When Lena Manerva Ledbetter was born on 10 June 1886, in Perry, Tennessee, United States, her father, Henry Nelson Ledbetter, was 26 and her mother, Mary Louise Godwin, was 24. She married Watt Yeiser on 16 December 1909, in United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 9, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 28 October 1954, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 68.

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Watt Yeiser
Lena Manerva Ledbetter
Marriage: 16 December 1909
Mary Louise Yeiser

Spouse and Children

16 December 1909
United States


    Mary Louise Yeiser


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in lead, Middle English ledbetere, from Old English lēad ‘lead’ + the agent noun from bēatan ‘to beat’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lena L Yeiser in household of Watt Yeiser, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lena L Yeiser in household of Watt Yeiser, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lena M Ledbetter in household of Henry N Ledbetter, "United States Census, 1900"

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