Christian E Legleiter

1889–1983 (Age 93)
Liebenthal, Rush, Kansas, United States

The Life of Christian E

When Christian E Legleiter was born on 1 June 1889, in Liebenthal, Rush, Kansas, United States, his father, John Legleiter, was 29 and his mother, Rosa Bena, was 17. He married Margaret Mary Dinges about 1909, in Ellis, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Big Timber Township, Rush, Kansas, United States for about 40 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 2 March 1983, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Calvary Cemetery, Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States.

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Christian E Legleiter
Margaret Mary Dinges
Marriage: about 1909
Marcellus A Legleiter
Lenora Legleiter
Edmund Legleiter
Rose Legleiter
Christine B Legleiter
Joseph J Legleiter
Christian A Legleiter
Mary Margaret Legleiter

Spouse & Children

about 1909
Ellis, Kansas, United States


  • Male1912–2007Male

  • Lenora Legleiter


  • Edmund Legleiter


  • Rose Legleiter


  • Female1917–1989Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Legleiter


  • Rosa Bena




  • Male1889–1983Male

  • John Legleiter


  • Female1891–1962Female

  • Andrew Legleiter


  • Joseph Legleiter


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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 1

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 27

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Christian Legleiter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Christian Legleiter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Christian Legleiter in household of John Legleiter, "United States Census, 1900"

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