Letha A. Bransford

May 1900–23 September 1980 (Age 80)
Macon, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Letha A.

When Letha A. Bransford was born in May 1900, in Macon, Tennessee, United States, her father, Richard Callahan Bransford, was 32 and her mother, Loudora Gregory, was 31. She married Wiseman Franklin Hargis on 17 March 1918, in Lafayette, Macon, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Lafayette, Macon, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 September 1980, in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 80.

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Wiseman Franklin Hargis
Letha A. Bransford
Marriage: 17 March 1918
Lula Elden Hargis Bradford
Pearl Hargis Parks
Dortch Hargis
Wiseman Franklin (Frank) Hargis Jr.
Betty Lou Hargis Neal

Spouse and Children

17 March 1918
Lafayette, Macon, Tennessee, United States


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+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 23

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Worcestershire, named Bransford, from Old English brægen ‘hill’ + ford ‘hill’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lethia Hargis in household of Wesemon Hargis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lettie Hargis in household of Wiseman Hargis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Letha Hargis in household of Dora L Bransford, "United States Census, 1920"

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