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 Leonidas Cleburne Cantrell

Leonidas Cleburne Cantrell

Birth
Smithville, DeKalb County, Tennessee, USA
Death 3 Feb 1946 (aged 67)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Grave 135, Row 4, Section 28
Memorial ID 11572555 · View Source
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Leonidas who was called (Lee) or L.C on some census, married a grass widow, Armina " Minnie" (Thompson) Martin, The widow of Ethan Etcertera Martin who died in 1900.

Leonidas Cleburn and Armina " Minnie" married June 4-1905, in Putman County Tennessee.They lived in Nashville,Tn. Where together, they had 3 sons: Hugh Ellis, Paul, and Howard. She had one son from her first marriage, Van Claire Martin, whom Leonidas Helped raise as his own.

Leonidas is listed in the 1880 U. S Federal census, along with his father, David Abraham Cantrell and mother, Rebecca. He next found in the 1910 & 1920 U.S Federal census, residing in Davidson County Tennessee, now married to Armina [ Listed in most census records as Minnie ]. By 1930 his wife, Armina is Pased on, and he is found living in a boarding house in Chicago Illinois, Cook County, along with his one son, Howard. Leonidas died 3 Feb 1946.

My Great Grandfather's name was miss-spelled on the death certificate and also in the cemetery records. Last name in cemetery records is spelled CONTRELL and NOT his surname of CANTRELL. He is currently in an unmarked grave.

Rose Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum
5800 Ravenswood Avenue
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois USA

NOTE: Leonidas's wife's name in most census records is written and recorded as " Minnie" or " Minerva", I have a copy of there son, Hugh Ellis Cantrell's death certificate that states that his mother's name was Armmina Thompson. Source: State of Michigan, Certificate of death # 347


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  • Maintained by: Donna Oglesby
  • Originally Created by: Carla
  • Added: 20 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11572555
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leonidas Cleburne Cantrell (22 Sep 1878–3 Feb 1946), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11572555, citing Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Donna Oglesby (contributor 47096719) .