John Jefferson Litchford

12 March 1904–7 January 1979 (Age 74)
Logan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Jefferson

When John Jefferson Litchford was born on 12 March 1904, in Logan, Kentucky, United States, his father, John F Litchford, was 37 and his mother, Lottie Louise Womack, was 30. He married Anna Ruth Howell on 28 January 1922. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States for about 10 years and Bartlesville, Washington, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 January 1979, in Borger, Hutchinson, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Borger, Hutchinson, Texas, United States.

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John Jefferson Litchford
Anna Ruth Howell
Marriage: 28 January 1922
James Albert Litchford Sr
Margaret Louise Litchford
Thelma Ruth Litchford
Norma Jean Litchford

Spouse and Children

28 January 1922


    James Albert Litchford Sr


    Margaret Louise Litchford


    Thelma Ruth Litchford


    Norma Jean Litchford


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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 8

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 22

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name, possibly a variant of Litchfield . The surname is not found in current English records, but of the 52 bearers recorded in the 1881 British Census, 28 were born in Kent, suggesting that a different, unidentified source could be involved.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Litchford in household of J F Litchford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jonnie Litchford in household of John Litchford, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Litchford, "United States Census, 1940"

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