George Liter

1804–1861 (Age 56)
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States

The Life of George

When George Liter was born on 13 February 1804, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States, his father, Lewis Leiter, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Price, was 31. He married Mary Ann Bryant on 11 February 1836, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 23 January 1861, in Literberry, Morgan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Literberry, Morgan, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Liter
1804–1861
Mary Ann Bryant
1811–1896
Marriage: 11 February 1836
Lewis William Liter
1837–
John Thomas Liter
1838–1864
Mary Jane Liter
1839–
George Bryant Liter
1842–1920
Aaron Smedley Liter
1843–1873
Eliza Ann Liter
1845–1926
Elisabeth L. Liter
1845–1929
Sarah Catherine Liter
1848–1935
Jesse Taylor Liter
1850–1933
James Morrison Liter
1854–1936
Leonard Leeroy Liter
1856–1927

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
11 February 1836
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1808

Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 8

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 16

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Leiter or English Lighter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George Liter, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Geo. Leter in entry for Eliza Ann Ratliff, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • George Liter in entry for Len L. Liter, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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