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Leathers, Rebecca A.

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Last Name Leathers
First Name Rebecca
Middle Name A.
Maiden Name Worthington
Death Date 9/16/1873
Birth Date
Obituary Source Morgan County Republican, Oct. 2, 1873
Source Information Morgan County Deaths 1873-1912...
Family Information
Spouse John B. Leathers in 1835
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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."
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