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Leta Viola Snelling McKibben

Birth
Wayne County, Illinois, USA
Death 28 Feb 1990 (aged 90)
Albion, Edwards County, Illinois, USA
Burial Albion, Edwards County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 9790647 · View Source
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The eldest of six children of Sarah Catherine Snelling, her father was Tom Burkett. She had a very close relationship with her grandmothers. As a teen she was also a dear friend to her oldest half-brother, James Clifford Martin.

She married James Elvert "Pete" McKibben in Golden Gate, IL on Dec. 25, 1917. They had three children and were farmers until Pete died in 1960.

After his death, Leta found work as a housekeeper in Albion, IL. She enjoyed keeping the house "behind the iron fence" for Hubert McCollough for over 20 years, until she was physically unable.




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  • Created by: Rosetta
  • Added: 10 Nov 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9790647
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leta Viola Snelling McKibben (11 Oct 1899–28 Feb 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9790647, citing Graceland Cemetery, Albion, Edwards County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Rosetta (contributor 46558106) .