Naomi Leatherwood

24 December 1892–1 October 1964 (Age 71)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Naomi

When Naomi Leatherwood was born on 24 December 1892, in Arkansas, United States, her father, Francis Marion Leatherwood, was 25 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Abercrombie, was 22. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Warren Dewitt Hood. She lived in Abbeville Township, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 1 October 1964, in Lowndes, Georgia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Abbeville, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Warren Dewitt Hood
Naomi Leatherwood
Burton Dewitt Hood
Emma Elizabeth Hood

Spouse and Children




    Emma Elizabeth Hood


Parents and Siblings

    Francis Marion Leatherwood


    Nancy Elizabeth Abercrombie




    Olar V Leatherwood


    Lilian B Leatherwood


    Newoma Leatherwood




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 12

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: perhaps a deliberate alteration of Leatherhead, a habitational name from Leatherhead in Surrey, which is named from Celtic lēd ‘gray’ + rïd ‘ford’, or alternatively a habitational name from Lythwood in Shropshire, which is named from Old English hlið ‘slope’ + wudu ‘wood’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Naomi Hood in household of Warren D Hood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Naomi Leatherwood in entry for Burton Dewitt Hood and Mildred Corrine Kittrell, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Naomi Leatherwood Hood, "Find A Grave Index"

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