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Luetta Alice "Sansom" Abbott lanham
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Birth: Jul. 29, 1882
Lincoln County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 1963
Lincoln County
West Virginia, USA

Luetta Alice "AKA" _Sansom_ was raised by Albert Ross Sansom and Rhoda Ann Linville. Rather they addopted her or not the family don't know.

*Her mother and father was James M Abbott and Louisa Alice Linville. Louisa Alice linville is the sister to Rhoda Ann linville's father Alamander Linville. Luetta Alice was the frist born child to James and Alice.

* Luetta was first married William W Epling.
*At age 61 she later married Lewis E Lanham on Feb 9 1944 in Jackson Co West Virginia.

*Sylvia Sansom's Notes has Luetta born July 30 1883
*All her documents state July 29 1882 Either Sylvia Sansom has the wrong date or Luetta Lied about her age to get married to William Epling. She had a child born before 1900 so she was married or living with him about 1897-1898 that would have made her between 15 and 16 years old. She was most likely band from the Sansom family for awhile or felt as not part of the Sansom house hold. She gets a devoiced or leaves William because she remarries in 1944 to Lewis Lanham, William dyes in 1945 and list's his marriage to Luetta Epling and if she's alive was 62.

*On the marriage licence to Lewis she Doesn't give her parents names and he did
*On her death Certificate the truth comes out, her father was James Abbott and again the mother Louisa nore Albert or Rhoda Sansom was mentioned. If she was in contact with the family the informant or her husband would have known or they chose not to Why?

*Luetta's Mother was Louisa Alice Linville who married James Abbott. She was the sister to Rhoda's father Alamander Linville. But yet again she still might be the daughter of Albert Ross is why they raised her. My grand father did the same thing. Rhoda in 1900 says that she had 6 children 5 still living. In 1910 she said she had 10 children 8 still living, One child died and luetta was possibly sent packing and disowned becuse Rhoda is not claiming her in 1910 as living Why! As it wasn't uncommon for people to take one out of the books when they did not see there ways. Witch might explain why there were no notes for her.
Family links: 
  Rhoda Ann Linville Sansom (1867 - 1940)
  Albert Ross Sansom (1859 - 1942)
  William Washington Epling (1878 - 1945)
  Lewis E Lanham (1877 - 1965)
  Effie Pearl Epling Nelson (1900 - 1930)*
*Calculated relationship
Lively Cemetery
Lincoln County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: R R Adkins
Record added: Jul 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73653760
Luetta Alice Sansom <i>Abbott</i> lanham
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Luetta Alice Sansom <i>Abbott</i> lanham
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Luetta Alice Sansom <i>Abbott</i> lanham
Added by: R R Adkins
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 Added: Oct. 2, 2011

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