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Leon Rush Staggs
Birth: Jul. 21, 1924
Webster Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 1924
Webster Parish
Louisiana, USA

Leon Rush Staggs was the first twin son (still)born to Harriet Cornelia Leola "Leo" Basinger Staggs and James Rush Staggs on 21 July 1924 in Sarepta, Webster Parish, Louisiana. Leo died just hours after delivering Leon Rush and the surviving second twin son, Leo Riley "Sonny". She was only 16 years old.

Note about dates on headstone: Has 22 July 1925 on headstone, but death certificate has 21 July 1924.


Uncle Leon God took you right after you was born and He always takes the best. Guess other babies in Heaven needed some new additions and some day we will see you. You was daddy twin and I am sure was a beautiful baby like daddy. God Bless you, Shirley 
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  James Rush Staggs (1897 - 1957)
  Harriet Cornelia Leola "Leo" Basinger Staggs (1908 - 1924)
  Leo Riley Staggs (1924 - 2008)*
  Leon Rush Staggs (1924 - 1924)
*Calculated relationship
Old Sarepta Cemetery
Webster Parish
Louisiana, USA
Maintained by: Colette Alfred-Sikes
Originally Created by: shirley Giddings
Record added: Nov 29, 2004
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Leon Rush Staggs
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- mj
 Added: Feb. 23, 2015

- R I P
 Added: Sep. 21, 2014
Do not stand by my grave and weep; I am not there, I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blows, I am the sunlight on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. Do not stand by my grave and cry, I am not there.
- Carol Hoch
 Added: Jul. 29, 2014
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