Mary Leota Scalf

14 September 1893–1986 (Age 92)
Washington, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Leota

When Mary Leota Scalf was born on 14 September 1893, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Jackson Scalf, was 35 and her mother, Mary Alice Burgner, was 35. She married William D. McInturff on 7 September 1911, in Butte, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 1, Washington, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 5, Unicoi, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died in 1986, in Erwin, Unicoi, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Erwin, Unicoi, Tennessee, United States.

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William D. McInturff
Mary Leota Scalf
Marriage: 7 September 1911
Crawford H McInturff
Carl Clay McInturff
Harlan G McInturff
Harland G. McInturff
Betty Jean McInturff
Pauline McInturff
Mary Kathleen McInturff
Warren Fredrick Mcinturff
David Spurgeon Mcinturff

Spouse and Children

7 September 1911
Butte, California, United States


    Crawford H McInturff


    Carl Clay McInturff


    Harlan G McInturff


    Harland G. McInturff


    Betty Jean McInturff


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 25

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of English Scarff .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Leota Scolf in household of Jack W Scolf, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lester Mcinturff in household of William D Mcinturff, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leoda Mc Inturff in household of William D Mcinturff, "United States Census, 1920"

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