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Mary Frances Strange Leeson
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1838
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1916
Colorado Springs
El Paso County
Colorado, USA

Mary Frances Strange Leeson died at the age of 77 in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado on July 22, 1916. She was born August 29, 1838 in Kentucky to Jacob Strange(1801-?) and Catherine 'Kitty' Robards (1798-1889). On the 1850 Federal Census she lived her parents and siblings in Washington, Kentucky.

She married Thomas Sherman Leeson (aka Leason) on December 10, 1857 in Brown, Kansas when she was 19 years old. To this union, they had six children: Harriet W. Leeson Covert (1860-1945), Catherine Leeson (1862-about 1947), Marquis 'Marcus' L. Leeson (1865-1930), Sanuel Leeson (1866-1946), George William Leeson (1869-1946), and John Fowler Leeson (1879-1941).

Her husband died in 1899, and she continued to live in Kanas as evidence by the 1910 Federal Census listing her as widowed living in Valley, Morris County Kansas at the age of 72. She then was unable to live by herself and moved in with her daughter Kate in Colorado. She died of nephritis which had been diagnosed over 2 years prior to her death.

She was buried next to her husband in Downing, Kansas. Boone Undertaker Company of Colorado City, Colorado was in charge of the arrangements.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Thomas Sherman Leeson (1827 - 1899)
 
 Children:
  George William Leeson (1863 - 1946)*
  Samuel Leeson (1867 - 1947)*
  John Fowler Leeson (1880 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kelso Cemetery
Parkerville
Morris County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Heattown
Record added: Jul 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114517565
Mary Frances <i>Strange</i> Leeson
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Mary Frances <i>Strange</i> Leeson
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My great great grandmother
- kerwin abels
 Added: Feb. 24, 2014
Thinking of you great, great, great grandmother.
- Heattown
 Added: Jul. 28, 2013
 
 
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