Susan Emoline Letson

4 June 1915–7 February 2002 (Age 86)
Saltillo, Lee, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Susan Emoline

When Susan Emoline Letson was born on 4 June 1915, her father, Frederick Napoleon Letson, was 28 and her mother, Minnie Ollie Pugh, was 25. She lived in Ratliff, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 2, Lee, Mississippi, United States in 1930. She died on 7 February 2002, in Saltillo, Lee, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 86.

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · Mississippi State Sanatorium for TB is Established

Age 1

The Mississippi State Sanatorium is a hospital used for tuberculosis patients. This lasted from 1918 to the 1950s. The Sanatorium has now been turned into a museum.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 24

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: metronymic from Lett .

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

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  • Susen E Letson in household of Fred N Letson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emmiline Letson in household of Fred N Letson, "United States Census, 1930"

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