Leona Doggett

13 June 1882–15 September 1970 (Age 88)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Leona

Leona Doggett was born on 13 June 1882, in Alabama, United States. She had at least 2 sons with John Wesley Bryant. She lived in Ashland, Benton, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 3, Benton, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 15 September 1970, in Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Liberty Cemetery, Ashland, Benton, Mississippi, United States.

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John Wesley Bryant
Leona Doggett
John Wesley Bryant
Marvin Bryant

Spouse and Children



    John Wesley Bryant


    Marvin Bryant


World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 13

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname, probably with abusive connotations, from a diminutive of Middle English dogge ‘dog’ (Old English docga). 2. nickname from Middle English dogge ‘dog’ + heved ‘head’ (Old English hēafod).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leona Bryant in household of John W Bryant, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leona Bryant in household of John W Bryant, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leona Bryant in household of John W Bryant, "United States Census, 1920"

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