Mamie Lee Leverett

26 November 1916–17 December 2010 (Age 94)
Rush Springs, Grady, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Mamie Lee

When Mamie Lee Leverett was born on 26 November 1916, in Rush Springs, Grady, Oklahoma, United States, her father, John Morgan Leverett, was 24 and her mother, Hattie Sarah Ann Weatherford, was 21. She married Paul Glennan on 12 May 1935, in Comanche, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 17 December 2010, in Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Alfonso Taliaferro
Mamie Lee Leverett
Marriage: 4 August 1943
Jackie Lee Taliaferro
Robert Lynn Taliaferro

Spouse and Children

4 August 1943
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States


    Jackie Lee Taliaferro


    Robert Lynn Taliaferro


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · The Green Corn Rebellion

Age 1

A farmer’s revolt known as the Green Corn Rebellion resulted due to frustration toward landowners and local authorities. A small group of wealthy landowners obtained property by fraudulent means which forced many Oklahoma farmers into a tenancy in 1917. Many farmers joined the Working Class Union who became hostile toward county officials. Hundreds of men gathered on the farm of John Spears in Sasakwa where they planned to march to Washington to repeal the draft act and end the war. Their plan included eating green corn and beef along the way, which gave the rebellion its name. An informer alerted authorities and their effort was halted as several groups collided with the rebels, firing shots into the air. The men scattered, three were killed, over 400 were arrested, and 150 were convicted and received federal prison sentences.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English:1. diminutive of Lever 1. 2. from the Middle English personal name Lefred, Old English Lēofrǣd, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + rǣd ‘counsel’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mamie Lee Leverett, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
  • Mamie Lee Leverett, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"
  • Mamie Lee Taliaferro, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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