Elizabeth L Legleiter

1898–1989 (Age 90)
Liebenthal, Rush, Kansas, United States

The Life of Elizabeth L

When Elizabeth L Legleiter was born on 5 November 1898, in Liebenthal, Rush, Kansas, United States, her father, Michael Legleiter, was 44 and her mother, Katharina Herrman, was 44. She married Adam E Schmidt on 11 June 1918, in Pfeifer, Ellis, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Big Timber Township, Rush, Kansas, United States for about 15 years and Freedom Township, Ellis, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 July 1989, in La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Pfeifer, Ellis, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elizabeth L Legleiter
Adam E Schmidt
Marriage: 11 June 1918
Julius Peter Schmidt
Cleopha A Schmidt
Alvin Joseph Schmidt
Geraldine Catherine Schmidt
Rita Marie Schmidt
Anna Marie Schmidt
Alice Marie Schmidt

Spouse & Children

11 June 1918
Pfeifer, Ellis, Kansas, United States


  • Julius Peter Schmidt


  • Cleopha A Schmidt


  • Alvin Joseph Schmidt


  • Female1928–1979Female

  • Rita Marie Schmidt


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Michael Legleiter


  • Katharina Herrman




+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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)

  • Lizzie Legleiter in household of Mike Legleiter, "Kansas State Census, 1915"
  • Elizebeth Schmidt in household of Adam E Schmidt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Elisabeth Schmidt in household of Adam Schmidt, "United States Census, 1920"

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