James Allen Leiby

19 October 1851–17 July 1943 (Age 91)
Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of James Allen

When James Allen Leiby was born on 19 October 1851, in Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Isaac Leiby, was 35 and his mother, Eliza Dankel, was 30. He married Harriet Jane Brooks on 8 May 1876, in Seneca, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Chippewa Township, Isabella, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 17 July 1943, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Salt River Cemetery, Shepherd, Isabella, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Allen Leiby
Harriet Jane Brooks
Marriage: 8 May 1876
Helen Leiby
Emma Leiby
George Oliver Leiby
Henry Victor Leiby
Herbert Perry Leiby
Dora Leiby
Jennie Leiby
Edward Wilson Leiby
William G Leiby
Howard Arthur Dewey Peter Leiby

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 May 1876Seneca, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · Creation of the Republican Party
    Age 3
    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 24
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized spelling of German Liebe or Liebig .

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

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    Sources (47)

    • James Leiby, "United States Census, 1930"
    • James A Leiby, "United States Census, 1910"
    • James Leiby in household of Richard Haenke, "United States Census, 1940"

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