Samuel Lewis Leighton
(1844-1904)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Sara Shick

Samuel Lewis Leighton 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 7 Oct 1844, Caernarvon Twp., Berks, PA 3
  • Marriage (1): Sara Shick in 1869 in Reading: Central United Methodist Church, Berks, PA 1
  • Died: 7 Sep 1904, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 59 3
  • Buried: North Coventry Twp.: Mount Zion Cemetery, Chester, PA 3

   FamilySearch ID: KG13-Z43.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in South Coventry Twp., Chester, PA. 7 The 1900 census recorded Sam Leighton, farmer, 56, born Oct 1844, living with wife Saria, 48, Nov 1852; Henry, 27, Agu 1873; Bessie I., 18, Feb 1882; George W., 16, Jul 1884; Daisy F., 14, Oct 1886; Frank B., 12, Dec 1889; Ethel, 10, Jun 1890, and Samuel C., 7, May 1893. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.


Samuel married Sara Shick in 1869 in Reading: Central United Methodist Church, Berks, PA.1 (Sara Shick was born on 14 Nov 1852 in Warwick Twp., Chester, PA,8 9 died on 28 Feb 1912 in Spring City, Chester, PA 9 and was buried on 3 Mar 1912 in North Coventry Twp.: Mount Zion Cemetery, Chester, PA 9.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, PA > Berks > Reading > Central United Methodist. Marriage of Samuel Leighton and Saria Shick of Pottstown.

2 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 24 Jun 2014), entry for Olive Ethel Leighton, person ID 9KLW-4P7.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012 (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Number: Series 1-7; Folder Number: 275. Samuel Leighton (1844-1904).

4 Pottstown Mercury (Pottstown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania), 5 Jan 1949, page 3. Obituary of Ethel Leighton Beecher.

5 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 4185. Olive Ethel Beecher. Father Samuel Leighton. Mother Sarah Scheck. Spouse J Earl Beecher.

6 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 4 Jan 1949, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. J. Earl Beecher.

7 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M39V-KR2 Sam Leighton, South Coventry Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 1A, family 7, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241393.

8 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXPJ-JG6 Lewis Shick, Warwick Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

9 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 17287, Saria Leighton. Father Lewis Shick. Mother Susan Francis.



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