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Diana Elizabeth Valentine Leist
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Birth: Sep. 20, 1852
Fairfield County
Ohio, USA
Death: Sep. 24, 1938
Fairfield County
Ohio, USA

Dianna Elizabeth Valentine was born September 20, 1852, in Clear Creek Township, Fairfield County, Ohio, the daughter of Samuel Knouff Valentine and Rosanna Myers Valentine. She married on November 20, 1873, in Fairfield County, Ohio, to Martin Luther Leist, son of Samuel and Lovina Schlotman Leist. They were the parents of seven children: Samuel Clifton, Blanche Stalia, Edith Leona, Floyd Elmer, Ethel Lesta, Ralph Emerson and Themla Leist. Dianna died on September 24, 1938, in Stoutsville, and was buried on the 26th in Maple Hill Cemetery there.

Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958:

Groom's Name: Martin S. Leist
Bride's Name: Diana E. Valentine
Marriage Date: 20 Nov 1873
Marriage Place: , Fairfield, Ohio
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M51435-3
System Origin: Ohio-VR
Source Film Number: 295270
Reference Number: 2:1M71LCK

From the Circleville Daily Herald of Thursday, July 28, 1938:

"Stoutsville. Miss Ethel Leist, of Columbus, was called home last week by the serious illness of her mother, Mrs. Luther Leist, who is now improving."

From the Ohio Death Certificate of Dianna E. Valentine Leist:

County of Death:Fairfield
City of Death:Stoutsville, Clear Creek Township
Full name:Dianna Leist
Residence:Stoutsville, Clear Creek Township, Fairfield County, Ohio
Marital Status:Widowed
Spouse of:Luther Leist
Date of birth:September 20, 1852
Age:86 years, 4 days
Birthplace:Fairfield County, Ohio
Father's name:Samuel Valentine
Mother's Maiden:Rosanna Myers
Informant:Mrs. Edith Leist, Stoutsville, Ohio
Burial:Maple Hill Cemetery
Date:September 26, 1938
Funeral firm:Crites & Van Cleve, Stoutsville
Date of Death:September 24, 1938
Time of Death:8:20 a.m.
Cause of Death:Cerebral Thrombosis
Contributory cause:Arteriosclerosis
Attending Phys.:H. C. Kurtz, Stoutsville, Ohio

Obituary for Diana E. Valentine Leist from the Circleville Daily Herald of Saturday, September 24, 1938:

"AGED FAIRFIELD WOMAN DEAD; FUNERAL MONDAY. Mrs. Luther Leist, 86, died at 8:20 a.m. Saturday at her home in Stoutsville after an illness of 10 weeks of complications. Mrs. Leist, a life-long resident of Fairfield County, was the daughter of Samuel and Rosanna Myers Valentine. She is survived by four children, Ralph of Pataskala, Clinton of San Francisco, Edith at home, and Ethel, Columbus; one brother, S. E. Valentine, Mt. Vernon, and a sister, Mrs. Jennie Weimer, Lakewood, Ohio. Services will be held in the home Monday at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Martin Wenrich officiating. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Stoutsville, by Crites & Van Cleve." 
Family links: 
  Samuel Knouff Valentine (1822 - 1902)
  Rosanna Myers Valentine (1824 - 1899)
  Martin Luther Leist (1848 - 1931)*
  Samuel Clifton Leist (1874 - 1950)*
  Blanche Stalia Leist (1876 - 1893)*
  Edith Leona Leist (1879 - 1968)*
  Lesta Ethel Leist (1887 - 1975)*
  Diana Elizabeth Valentine Leist (1852 - 1938)
  Samuel Ellsworth Valentine (1862 - 1947)*
*Calculated relationship
Maple Hill Cemetery
Fairfield County
Ohio, USA
Maintained by: Gregg Freese
Originally Created by: Roberta Shupe Wasem
Record added: Oct 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60020083
Diana Elizabeth <i>Valentine</i> Leist
Added by: Melanie Mann
Diana Elizabeth <i>Valentine</i> Leist
Added by: Melanie Mann
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