Dorothy Melvina Legleiter

1910–1997 (Age 87)
Rush, Kansas, United States

The Life of Dorothy Melvina

When Dorothy Melvina Legleiter was born on 16 March 1910, in Rush, Kansas, United States, her father, John Edward Legleiter, was 25 and her mother, Wilhelmina Magadlene Lavoney, was 28. She married Ellis Hartoe Marcy on 13 February 1943, in Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States. She died on 27 March 1997, in La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, United States, at the age of 87.

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Dorothy Melvina Legleiter
Ellis Hartoe Marcy
Marriage: 13 February 1943

Spouse & Children

13 February 1943
Wichita, Sedgwick, Kansas, United States

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

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.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 17

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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 (2)

  • Dorothy M Legleiter in household of John E Legleiter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dorothy M Legleiter in household of John E Legleiter, "United States Census, 1930"

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