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Jonathan Landreth
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1800
Wythe County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1879
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA

Jonathan Landreth was born in Wythe county Virginia, Feb. 15, 1800.

The following information came from a biographical portrait of Jonathan Landreth found in the book "History of Morgan County, Illinois," published in 1878. "Jonathan Landreth first came to Macoupin County in June 1833, was born in Virginia, 1800, on his emigration to Illinois in 1821, he married Miss Mary Thompson in Union County, IL. Jonathan and Mary Landrith had eleven children."

Jonathan and Mary were married for 58 1/2 years before death clained Jonathan in North Palmyra township on 3 December 1879. Mary died nine and one half years later and they are buried here in the cemetery he started on their farm.

A daughter, Mahala Landreth b. April 22, 1830 in Va. d. in 1890 in Morgan county, Illinois married William Gooch b. 1822-1824 in Lincoln county, Ky. and d. Sept 1886 in Plainview, Macoupin, Illinois. It is uncertain where they are buried. Their daughter Elvira Jane is buried in this cemetery.

Landreth Cemetery is located northwest of Modesto. In 1876 Jonathan Landreth deeded one acre to trustees and County of Macoupin for a burial ground. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Benjamin Ray Landreth (1777 - 1848)
  Rhoda Baker Ayers Landreth (1777 - 1835)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Thompson Landreth (1803 - 1889)*
 
 Children:
  Hiram Thompson Landrith (1822 - 1907)*
  Anderson Penrod Landreth (1823 - 1918)*
  Harriet Landreth Harford (1825 - 1888)*
  Thomas Ayres Landrith (1826 - 1876)*
  Granville Henderson Landreth (1828 - 1850)*
  Jonathan Osborn Landreth (1832 - 1909)*
  Hardin Moore Landrith (1834 - 1873)*
  Edwin Short Landreth (1836 - 1910)*
  Rhoda "Leola" Baker Landreth Baggerly (1838 - 1883)*
  Mary Thompson Landreth Buck (1841 - 1888)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jonathan Landreth (1800 - 1879)
  Thomas Ashley Landreth (1804 - 1865)*
  William Murphy Landreth (1808 - 1886)*
  Abram B. Landreth (1811 - 1886)*
  Mary Jane Landreth Vaughan (1815 - 1875)*
  Martha J. Landreth Collins (1839 - 1874)**
  Cynthia Medera Landreth Spraker (1844 - 1900)**
  Joseph Landreth (1846 - 1894)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Landreth Cemetery
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Ginger
Originally Created by: Scotty P
Record added: Sep 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58479161
Jonathan Landreth
Added by: BBP
 
 
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- Sheila Miller Mason
 Added: Oct. 15, 2016
In memory of my third great grandfather.
- D&PNutt
 Added: Jun. 18, 2012
To the 3rd great grandfather to my husband James Pierson. May he rest in peace.
- BBP
 Added: Aug. 16, 2011
 
 
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