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Leslie McLeod Britt
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1912
Buie
Robeson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1913
Buie
Robeson County
North Carolina, USA

Firstborn child of Lillie Mae McLeod and William Gordon Britt, Sr. Lillie was pregnant with her second child when Leslie died.

Family lore says the child choked on a bone while being fed by his father.

The death notice at right was published in The Robesonian, Monday, July 7, 1913, page 5. (Robeson County, North Carolina).

Note: Neither a birth record nor a death certificate have been found for Leslie. Both the Britt and McLeod families were residents of Robeson County. Lillie and Gordon married in May 1911. Birth records of their older children show they were born in Buie, Burnt Swamp Township, which is also the location of Lillie's father's farm. A January 1912 newspaper article mentions Gordon and says he was a resident of Buie. Leslie's date of birth on March 29, 1912, is taken from a close family member's tree on Ancestry.com, who is a descendant of his brother W. G. Britt, Jr.

[Written by 1st cousin Jo Terry Maliawski-Boras]

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Cemetery searched in April 2014 but marker not found; however, the cemetery is large and the volunteer will look again. Thank you, Julie Whiteside Miller :)


 
 
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 Parents:
  William Gordon Britt (1889 - 1979)
  Lillie Mae McLeod Britt (1889 - 1972)
 
 Siblings:
  Leslie McLeod Britt (1912 - 1913)
  Thea Aleene Britt McRae (1913 - 2003)*
  Ida Mae Britt (1916 - 1986)*
  William Gordon Britt (1917 - 2006)*
  Lillie Irene Britt Dickson (1919 - 2007)*
  Russell Paul Britt (1922 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Maxton
Robeson County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Jo Terry ღ
Record added: Nov 28, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101392716
Leslie McLeod Britt
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Leslie McLeod Britt
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 Added: Dec. 22, 2013

- Jo Terry ღ
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