Leona Smith

Leona Smith

Female Abt 1920 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Leona Smith 
    Born Abt 1920 
    Gender Female 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I1963  Treespot
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2012 

    Father Earnest Smith,   b. Abt 1886, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Alice Reting,   b. 14 Oct 1892, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1960  (Age 68 years) 
    Family ID F402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Reting Sisters ~ 1920s
    Reting Sisters ~ 1920s
    Left to Right back row: Mamie, Bill Peterman (Gertie's son), Alice, Nellie
    Front row: Wilburt Peterman (Gertie's son), Leona (Alice's daughter)
    1933 - Leona Smith with Grandpa Frank Santen
    1933 - Leona Smith with Grandpa Frank Santen
    Leona Smith with Grandpa Frank Retting Santen
    Leona Smith with Grandpa Frank Retting Santen

    Sources
    Census Record 1920 East St Louis, Illinois
    Census Record 1920 East St Louis, Illinois
    Head of Household - Frank Santen, 66 years, Widow, born in Iowa, both parents born in Germany, Horseman in stock yards,
    Catherine "Kitty" (daughter) - 21 years, single, born in Ohio
    Louis (son) - 19 years, single, born in Ohio, hog butcher East St. Louis Packing Company
    Frank (son) - 13 years, born in Illinois
    Dorothy (daughter) - 10 years, born in Illinois
    Marion Peterman (granddaughter) - 10 months, born in Illinois

    Head of Household - Ernest Smith, 29 years, born in Illinois, Pipe Fitter, Married
    Wife - Alice, 28 years, born in Ohio
    Leona (daughter) - 10 months, born in Illinois
    Census Record 1930 460 22nd St East St. Louis, Illinois
    Census Record 1930 460 22nd St East St. Louis, Illinois
    Head of Household - Earnest Smith, 34 years, born in Illinois, Ham? Driver, Married
    Wife - Alice, 34 years, born in Ohio,
    1 child: Leona Smith (daughter) - 11 years, born in Illinois
    Frank Santen (father-in-law) - 76 years, widowed, born in Ohio, Janitor, Steel Foundry

  • Notes 
    • 12/4/2011 - Conversation with Jeannette Vardiman

      Leona was an Army nurse during WWII. She was engaged to a police officer who was killed in a motorcycle accident. She never married.
    • (Research):1920 & 1930 Census


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