Leathers, Rebecca A.
|Obituary Source||Morgan County Republican, Oct. 2, 1873|
|Source Information||Morgan County Deaths 1873-1912...|
|Spouse||John B. Leathers in 1835|
|Other||Committed suicide by hanging at residence, about four miles southeast of Mooresville, "on Wednesday evening, the 16th inst.[Sept. 1873]...The marriage of a daughter the same evening, to which the deceased had raised strenous objections, is supposed to have been the cause." [Flora Leathers, age 14, married Thomas Smith on Sept. 16, 1873.] "The deceased was at one time an inmate of the Insane Asylum in Indianapolis."|