|Birth: ||Aug. 7, 1889|
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 1950|
He was the son of John Legan and Sarah Elizabeth Ball. He married Mable Florence Straw on 9-9-1912 in Wellington, Kansas. He left his family in the late 1920 from New Mexico. Said he was going to Colorado to look for work and was never heard from again. However,he turned up married to Oma L.Reed by 1930 in Illinois. She is listed as his wife on his death certificate. Mable never divorced him or remarried. The family presumed he died shorty after disappearing. He left 2 small daughters, Beulah May born 1913 and Beatrice born 1923 in New Mexico.
The birth year listed here as August 7, 1882 does not match his birth year on his WW1 draft card of 8-7-1886.
Oma and her family were from the area in Cole County, Missouri. Virgil died in Leonard, Shelby County, Missouri and was buried in this cemetery. I believe Oma's family are buried here as well, the reason for Virgil's burial here.
John W. Legan (1855 - 1920)
Mabel Florence Straw Legan (1891 - 1984)*
Beulah May Legan Benford (1913 - 1938)*
Beatrice Lucille Legan Wagner (1923 - 2012)*
Ada Mabel Legan Highfill (1886 - 1955)*
Letty M. Legan Ogden (1887 - 1954)*
Virgil Stonewall Jackson Legan (1889 - 1950)
Ovid T. Legan (1891 - 1967)*
Belva Wilkins (1894 - 1977)*
Amzi Quaddock Legan (1898 - 1929)*
Mount Carmel Cemetery
Created by: Eva Myrick
Record added: Oct 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22205853
First wife Mabel (who he rode off into the sunset and deserted) is buried in the Clovis California Cemetery.|
Added: Jul. 22, 2008
Thanks you, Eva!|
Added: Nov. 16, 2007