Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Tombstone Tuesday - Malinda M. Leech

In Memory of
Dear Mother
Malinda M.
Wife of
James C. Leech
Born July 14, 1806
Died Oct. 20, 1873
67 Yrs. 3 mo's
& 6 D's

Buried Smithland Cemetery, Livingston County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 30 July 2015.

James C. Leech obtained a bond to marry Malinda Glenn in Caldwell County, Kentucky 20 September 1823. Consent for the bride was given by her father, Samuel Glenn. James C. Leech was of lawful age (21 years or older).

The Leech family appeared on the 1850 Livingston County census with Malinda as head of the household. James C. Leech died 23 January 1840 and is buried in Leeper Cemetery. Before his death, James C. Leech was a Justice of the Peace and Livingston County Sheriff.

Published 20 October 2015, Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog, http://wkygenealogy.blogspot.com/

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