Leaty Caroline LANKFORD 

Leaty Caroline LANKFORD[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Female 1848 - 1937

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  • Birth  20 Jul 1848  , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    • 1851, TN -> age 59 on 1910 census
      20 Jul 1848 -> headstone
      Jan 1860 -> stated on 1900 census
      1848, South Carolina -> age 72 on 1920 census
      1850, Tennessee -> age 30 on 1880 census
      1852, Tennessee -> age 18 on 1870 census
      1849, Tennessee -> age 81 on 1930 census
      1848 (age 89), Tennessee -> death certificate
    Gender  Female 
    Census  1870  Civil District 5, Polk, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Caroline (18) appeared in the household of William West (24). Her occupation was keeping house. She was born in Tennessee and could read, but not write. Other household members included their children Catherine (2) and James M (10/12), and Abner Lankford (16), who was probably her brother.
    Residence  Abt 1875  , Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 13
    • Family appears to have moved from Tennessee to Georgia sometime between 1874 and 1876. Mary (age 6 on the 1880 census) was born in Tennessee and William (age 4 on the 1880 census) was born in Georgia. William further states in his 1897 pension application that he had resided in Murray County about 22 years.
    Census  1880  Alaculsa District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Leaty C. (30) appeared in the household of William West (36) as his wife. Her occupation was keeping house and she could read, but not write. She was born in Tennessee, her father in Georgia, and her mother in North Carolina. The household included Catherine (12), James M. (10), John B. (7), Mary (6), William (4), Jessie (10/12), and "Achey" Lankford (13).

      Leaty's parents appeared further up the page.
    Census  1900  Doogan, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • Letha C. (40) appeared in the household of William West as his wife. Her birthdate was reported as Jan 1860. She and her father were born in Tennessee and her mother in North Carolina. She was the mother of 10 children, 7 of whom were still living. Other household members included James (32), Marian (21), Lizzie (15), and Robert (12). The family lived on a farm, which they owned free and clear. They lived next door to Leaty's brother, Wyatt Lankford, and his family.
    Census  1910  Doogan, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Valley Road 
    Census  1920  Doogan, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Cloer Road 
    Military  7 Jun 1928  Civil War Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Leaty applied for a pension on William's service in the Civil War. The pension was approved. F. T. Kendrick was a witness on her behalf.
    Census  1930  Alaculsa District, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • "Lydia C." (81) appeared in the household of James West (52) as his mother. She was the homemaker. They did not own a radio. She was a widow. She could read and write. She and her mother were born in Tennessee and her father in the United States. The household included a servant, Ira Williamson (18). They lived on a rented farm.
    Associates  Elizabeth Lankford 
    Residence  1937  Cisco, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    M. D. 1713 Tennga
    M. D. 1713 Tennga 
    Died  20 Feb 1937  Cisco, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    • The informant on her death certificate was "H. Lankford." This is likely a brother or nephew.
    Buried  21 Feb 1937  Mt. Sumach Cemetery, Cisco, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 9
    • Funeral arrangements were handled by Kenemer Brothers of Dalton, Ga.
    Notes 
    • Name:
      *Caroline West -> 1870 census
      *Leaty C. West -> 1910 census
      *Leita C. West -> 1920 census
      *Lydia C. West -> 1930 census

      Connection to parents:
      *Her parents are named as Wyatt Lankford, born in Georgia, and Litha Bruer, birthplace unknown, on her death certificate.

      Research note: Could the Elizabeth Lankford enumerated on the 1850 census be Leaty?
    Person ID  I363  Kendrick-Hemphill
    Last Modified  3 Jun 2012 

    Father  Wyatt LANKFORD,   b. Abt 1810, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Morning Tabitha BRUER,   b. Abt 1820, , , North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F413  Group Sheet

    Family  William M WEST,   b. Jan 1842, , , South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1928, Cisco, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Nov 1866  , Polk, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 16
    • "Lettie West" is reported as William's wife on his death certificate.
    Children 
     1. Catherine WEST,   b. Abt 1868, , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. James M WEST,   b. Aug 1869, , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. John B. WEST,   b. 12 Jan 1872, , Polk, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1950, , Tift, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary WEST,   b. Abt 1874, , , Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. William Marion WEST,   b. Aug 1878, , Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1959, , Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Jessie WEST,   b. Aug 1879, , , Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Lizzie WEST,   b. 3 Sep 1886, , probably Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1973, Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    >8. Robert WEST,   b. 28 Apr 1888, , Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1975, Cisco, Murray, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Photos
    William Marion West & Leaty Caroline Lankford
    William Marion West & Leaty Caroline Lankford
    Last Modified  12 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F412  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    William Marion West & Leaty Caroline Lankford
    William Marion West & Leaty Caroline Lankford

  • Sources 
    1. [S263] , Death certificate , Georgia Department of Community Heath, Vital Records, Atlanta, Georgia., Mrs. Leathy West; no. 21215; 1937 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S455] 1870 U. S. Census, Polk County, Tennessee, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 1554., 5th Civil District; p. 8 (penned); dwelling 46, family 46; William West household; accessed; 22 April 2010 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S314] 1910 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 205., Doogan Militia District No. 1501; 112; p. 6-B (penned); dwelling 110, family 113; William M. West household; accessed; 22 April 2010 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S303] 1920 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T625, roll 272., Doogan District; 206; p. 4-A (penned); dwelling 49, family 49; William West household; accessed; 22 April 2010 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S315] 1930 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); National Archives and Records and Administration microfilm publication T626, roll 377., Alaculsa District 1011; 107-8; p. 2A (penned), p. 191 (stamped); dwelling 28, family 28; James West household; accessed; 3 June 2009 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S172] Mount Sumach Cemetery.
      Mount Sumach Cemetery (Cisco, Murray County, Georgia), Leaty West headstone, personally photographed, 18 Oct 2008.

    7. [S594] 1900 U.S. census, Murray County, Georgia population schedule; digital images, Ancestry.com; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm (http://www.ancestry.com), Doogan District, enumeration district (ED) 70, p. 18 B (penned), dwelling 322, family 325, Letha C. West; (Reliability: 2).
      http://tinyurl.com/ya2ybz9

    8. [S588] 1880 U.S. census, Murray County, Georgia population schedule; digital images, Ancestry.com; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9. (http://www.ancestry.com), roll 159; G. M. District 1011, Alaculsey, enumeration district (ED) 155, p. 10 (penned), dwelling 85, family 89, Leaty C. West; (Reliability: 3).
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1880usfedcen&indiv=try&h=8013875

    9. [S263] , Death certificate , Georgia Department of Community Heath, Vital Records, Atlanta, Georgia., Mrs. Leathy West; no. 21215; 1937 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S314] 1910 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 205., Doogan Militia District No. 1501; 112; p. 6-B (penned); dwelling 110, family 113; William M. West household; accessed; 22 April 2010 (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S303] 1920 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T625, roll 272., Doogan District; 206; p. 4-A (penned); dwelling 49, family 49; William West household; accessed; 22 April 2010 (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S315] 1930 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); National Archives and Records and Administration microfilm publication T626, roll 377., Alaculsa District 1011; 107-8; p. 2A (penned), p. 191 (stamped); dwelling 28, family 28; James West household; accessed; 3 June 2009 (Reliability: 2).

    13. [S458] "Georgia, Confederate Pension Applications, 1879-1960," digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing Confederate Pension Applications, Georgia Confederate Pension Office, RG 58-1-1, Georgia Archives., accessed; 28 May 2009; entry for William West, 1897 Indigent Soldier, "3rd Tennessee Inf., Co. D." (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S326] 1880 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestrycom : accessed ); citing NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 159., Alaculsy District; 155; p. 10; dwelling 85, family 89; William West household; accessed; 14 September 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S281] 1900 U. S. Census, Murray County, Georgia, population schedule, , ; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed ); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication T623, roll 213., Doogin District; 70; sheet 18-B; dwelling 322, family 325; William West household; accessed; 13 September 2008 (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S178] Murray, Georgia, death certificates, Georgia's Virtual Vault (http://content.sos.state.ga.us/index.php), death certificate no. 16537 (1928), William West; "Georgia Non-Indexed Death Certificates," (Reliability: 3).
      http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/nondeath,20483




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