Leona Day DeMoss

15 July 1927–13 September 1996 (Age 69)
Foster, Bracken, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Leona Day

When Leona Day DeMoss was born on 15 July 1927, in Foster, Bracken, Kentucky, United States, her father, Gilbert Haven DeMoss, was 46 and her mother, Bertha Florence Routt, was 37. She married Paul Hadler on 15 April 1956, in Brookville, Franklin, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Springfield Township, Franklin, Indiana, United States in 1940 and Brookville, Franklin, Indiana, United States in 1956. She died on 13 September 1996, in Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Zion Cemetery, Greensburg, Decatur, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Paul Hadler
Leona Day DeMoss
Marriage: 15 April 1956
Henry Hadler
Joseph Hadler

Spouse and Children

    Paul Hadler



15 April 1956
Brookville, Franklin, Indiana, United States


    Henry Hadler


    Joseph Hadler


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 9

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

Sources (3)

  • Leona Demoss in household of Gilbert Demoss, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leona D Demoss in household of Gilbert H Demoss, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leona Day De Moss, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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