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Benjamin A Leyda
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1834
Carroll County
Ohio, USA
Death: May 11, 1912
Davis County
Iowa, USA

From the book: THE HISTORY OF DAVIS COUNTY IOWA published in 188(2?), page 734.

"B. A. Leyda is the owner of a fine farm of 236 acres, in section 30, in Wycondah Township, with a good home, a large barn and seventy fruit trees. He was born in the Buckeye state, Carroll Co., June 2, 1836, where he was raised and received his education. In the fall of 1858 he came to this county and in 1867 he occupied his present home.

"He was married in 1861 to Sarah Catherine Taylor, of this county, formerly of Indiana, and has six children; Lizzie R., May L., John F., Geo. W., Anna W. and one deceased, Effie Jane.

"In politics Mr. L. is a republican, and his post office is Bloomfield. He is an upright, honorable man, well respected by those who know him."

 
 
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 Parents:
  Fredrick Leyda (1812 - 1877)
  Elisabeth Sumney Leyda (1799 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah C. Leyda (1840 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  Effie J. Leyda (1867 - 1868)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Leyda (1826 - 1898)*
  Isaac Leyda (1828 - 1889)*
  Nancy Leyda Tressel (1829 - 1894)*
  Henry Leyda (1832 - 1900)*
  Benjamin A Leyda (1834 - 1912)
  David Leyda (1836 - 1903)*
  George F. Leyda (1838 - 1872)*
  James M Leyda (1843 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Moriah Cemetery
West Grove
Davis County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Judy Cain Bowser
Record added: Feb 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105703663
Benjamin A Leyda
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Benjamin A Leyda
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 Added: Mar. 2, 2013
 
 
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