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Swearingen, Leutisha R.
MAIDEN NAME: Mayer AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 20 Dec 1880 DIED: 29 Mar 1956 BURIED: 3 Apr 1956 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Franklin Co, Iowa
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co, Oregon
1900 CENSUS - Lieutisha Searingen [sic] (b May 1879, Nebraska, mother of 1 child who was living)enumerated with husband of 3 years George (b Apr 1873, Iowa, occupation farmer) and 1 child, Joseph (b Sept 1898, Nebraska) 1910 CENSUS - Lautisha Swearingen (30y, b Iowa, mother of 5 children, all living) enumerated with husband of 12 years George (37y, b Iowa) and 5 children, Joseph (10y, b Nebraska), Jennie (8y, b Nebraska), Murill (6y, b Oregon), Mattie (3y, b Oregon) & Archie (16m, b Oregon) 1920 CENSUS - Letitia Swearingen (40y, b Iowa) enumerated with husband George (46y, b Iowa), 7 children Joe (20y, b Nebraska), Jennie (18y, b Nebraska), Merle (15y, b Oregon), Archie (11y, b Oregon), Ruth (8y, b Oregon), George (5y, b Oregon) & Doris (2y, b Oregon), brother-in-law Joe Roth (76y, b Pennsylvania), sister-in-law Ruth Roth (45y, b Iowa) & nephew Joe Roth (18y, b Nebraska)
OSBH DC (1956 Marion co) #3141 Leutisha Swearingen, female, housewife, widowed; b 21 Dec 1881, Iowa; father Emil Meyer; d 29 Mar 1956, OSH, of 475 Wall Lane, West Salem, age 74y; burial not given [Smith]; informant Ruth Pickerel, no relation
Mrs Leutisha Swearingen, 75, resident of West Salem until 1955, died in Salem March 29. Funeral services were at the Bollman Funeral chapel Tuesday at 10 am with Rev Donald Helseth officiating. Burial was in Smith cemetery, Monmouth. She was born December 20, 1880, in Franklin county, Iowa, daughter of Mr and Mrs Emil Mayer. She was married to George R. Swearingen at Valentine, Nebr, in 1898. He died November 30, 1945. Mrs Swearingen lived in Nebraska until 1905 when she moved to Monmouth. In 1937 she went to west Salem, and she had been in Salem for the past year. She was a member of the Monmouth First Christian church. Surviving ae two sons, Joe Swearingen of Fall Creek and Merle Swearingen of Canby; two daughters, Jennie Putnam of Corvallis and Ruth Rose of Sheridan; three sisters; one brother; five grandchildren; and 10 great grandchildren. Itemizer Observer, Thursday, April 5, 1956. 11:4
Mother Leutisha R. Swearingen 1880-1956
OSBH DC (1956 Marion co) #3141 1900 NE CENSUS (Cherry Co, Sparks, ED 47, sheet 2A) 1910 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Bridgeport, ED 237, sheet 5B) 1920 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Monmouth, ED 369, page 204A) Itemizer Observer, 5 Apr 1956, 11:4

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