Leroy James Bambrough

7 March 1879–25 September 1954 (Age 75)
Grant, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Leroy James

When Leroy James Bambrough was born on 7 March 1879, in Grant, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Samuel James Bambrough, was 24 and his mother, Lenoria Rosmond Taylor, was 19. He married Pearl Jessamine Chandler on 7 August 1902, in Grant, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Platteville, Grant, Wisconsin, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 September 1954, at the age of 75, and was buried in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park, Somers, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leroy James Bambrough
1879–1954
Pearl Jessamine Chandler
1888–
Marriage: 7 August 1902
Hazel Bambrough
1903–
Dallas Bambrough
1908–1991
Vera M Bambrough
1912–1992

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 August 1902
Grant, Wisconsin, United States
children

(3)

    Hazel Bambrough

    Female1903–Female

    Male1908–1991Male

    Vera M Bambrough

    Female1912–1992Female

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel James Bambrough

    Male1855–1923Male

    Lenoria Rosmond Taylor

    Female1859–1906Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 4

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of the English habitational name Farmborough, from a place near Bath, so named from Old English fearn ‘fern’ + beorg ‘hill’, ‘mound’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leroy Bambrough, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Leroy Bambrough in household of Edward Costello, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leroy J Bamborough, "United States Census, 1920"

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