Loda <I>Collins</I> Leslie

Loda Collins Leslie

Birth
Michigan, USA
Death 31 Dec 1911 (aged 57)
Waterloo, Jackson County, Michigan, USA
Burial Waterloo, Jackson County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 18825077 · View Source
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Daughter of Sidney & Sylvia (Reed) Collins.

Loda W. Collins married (1) Joseph Elder, a cattle dealer, born Ireland in 1853. He died at the age of 25 on 15 August 1878 of "bleeding at the lungs." This is now associated with TB or the last stages of consumption. Loda went back to live with her parents and have their baby, Kate Elder, born 15 Dec 1878, four months after the death of Joseph. Joseph is buried in the Collins Family Cemetery in Gregory, MI.

Loda then married (2) Montgomery Updyke on 15 Nov 1881. He died 10 Dec 1891, age 50, in Leoni, Jackson County, MI, and is buried in Grass Lake West Cemetery in Jackson.

She lastly married (3) Charles Leslie, a fireman, born Feb 1860 in MI. They may have had a daughter, Florence Leslie, who was residing with them in 1910, age 8.

Loda died as a result of a fall from their barn in which she fractured her spine and was paralyzed for a few weeks before her death.



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  • Created by: Deb Hayes-Wolfe
  • Added: 8 Apr 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18825077
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Loda Collins Leslie (18 Mar 1854–31 Dec 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18825077, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Waterloo, Jackson County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Deb Hayes-Wolfe (contributor 46811474) .