John Edward Legleiter

1885–1977 (Age 92)
Rush, Kansas, United States

The Life of John Edward

When John Edward Legleiter was born on 8 February 1885, in Rush, Kansas, United States, his father, Michael Legleiter, was 30 and his mother, Katharina Herrman, was 31. He married Wilhelmina Magadlene Lavoney in September 1907, in La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 22 December 1977, in La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Edward Legleiter
Wilhelmina Magadlene Lavoney
Marriage: September 1907
Hubert Leo Legleiter
Dorothy Melvina Legleiter

Spouse & Children

September 1907
La Crosse, Rush, Kansas, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Michael Legleiter


  • Katharina Herrman




+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 24

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • John Legleiter in household of Mike Legleiter, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • John E Legleiter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John E Legleiter, "United States Census, 1930"

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