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Lyman W. Leland

In 1860 Columbia County, Wisconsin, Henry and Flora Stoddard are both 35, with George 18, Frank 6, and Susan 2.
In 1880 Wright County, Iowa, Henry and Florence are 54, George 28, Farnk 26, and Ora 19.
Florelle (Allyn) Stoddard died August 8, 1881 # 21415988, "First wife of Henry Noble Stoddard"

Henry N. Stoddard married Charlotte Conger Chaffee in Wright County April 21, 1882.
She died in 1892 in Wright County, per one tree. She's buried in Wright County 1836-1892, # 144400234, with Erastus 1831-1881.

Henry is widowed in 1900, living with son Frank.

Henry Noble Stoddard 1825-1901 is buried in Wright County # 21361175.

Susan E. Stoddard married Lyman W. Leland December 24, 1878 in Wright County, Iowa.

In 1880 Humboldt County, Iowa, Lyman is a stone mason, 24, Lizzie 22, with Ralph E. eight months.
(George Allyn Stoddard 1852-1936 is buried in Humboldt County # 21360929, with Nellie 1865-1945. This would be Lizzie's brother.)
(Frank Irving Stoddard 1854-1927 is buried in Humboldt County, # 21361563, with Ora M. 1860-1937)

In 1885 L.W. is in Hastings, Nebraska, 29, with Lizzie 27, Lloyd 3 Ralph 5, and Ross three months.

Lyman cash-claimed a quarter in 28, 3N 48W in 1890, near a number of other 1890-1891 cash claimants.

In 1900 Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, "Liman" born January 1856 in Iowa, married 22 years to Lizzie Dec 1857 Wisconsin, with Ralf E. Oct 1879 Iowa, Loyd July 1881 Iowa, Ross A. Oct 1884 Nebaska, and Voltair June 1896 Colorado. Ralf and Liman are stone cutters.

The Lizzie Leland dying 1903, buried in Oklahoma City # 39225217 is possibly Lyman's wife. It's a big double-wide crypt.

December 1905 Yuma "Mr. Leland has just completed in a most artistic manner the extension of the stone philasters to the cornice on the bank and post office block. When the building was erected the pilasters were sent too short from Denver, and it has added materially to the appearance of the building to remedy the defect at last, by cutting out the brick work and inserting the stone in place."

In 1910 Wharton County, Texas, Lyman is a mason, married six years to Jennie A. 39 - second marriage for both. Voltaire is 13, and Edna 4, born inTexas. Howad D. 4 and Lyman M. 3 were born in Colorado.

March 5, 1913 Humboldt County, Iowa "Mr. William B. Leland, one of the oldest settlers in this county, breathed his last on Wednesday afternoon about one o'clock at his old home in this city. Mr. Leland was born in the State of Vermont August 29th 1832. He came to Jackson County, Iowa, and on August 14th 1852 was united in marriage to Henrietta L. Parsons. In July, 1865, Mr. Leland removed his family to Humboldt where he lived up to the time of his death. Four children came to bless the home of whom three are still living. Lyman W. Leland of Boulder, Colo., Albert G. Leland of Humboldt and Wm. F. Leland of Kossuth County of this State. "

January 31, 1948 Joplin, Missouri "Funeral services for Lyman W. Leland, 93 years old, who died early yesterday, will be conducted at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon at the Parker-Hunsaker chapel by the Rev. Joseph Hickman. Burial will be in Oxborne Memorial cemetery. The body will lie in state at the chapel. Mr. Leland, a resident of Joplin five years, died at 12:10 o'clock yesterday morning in St. John's hospital. His home was at Forty-first and Wall streets."
This Lyman William Leland was born January 13, 1855 in Iowa to William Leland and Nettie Parsons, married, a resident of Joplin for 43 years. Informant was Mrs. Marie Teague of the same address, 4301 Main Street.

Jennie A. Leland, born June 27, 1869 in Texas County, Missouri, to H.J. Allen and Jennie Fronell, died in Vernon County, Missouri October 24, 1948, to be buried in Joplin.

Jennie 1869-1948 # 62925251 and Lyman 1855-1948 # 62925199 are buried in Joplin.


Ralph E. Leland married Grace Wright in Alameda County, California June 6, 1906.

They're in Carson City, Nevada in 1910, no kids.

Ralph Everett Leland registered for WWI in Minden, County, Nevada, born October 4, 1879, nearest relative Grace Leland.

In 1940 Ormsby County, Nevada, Ralph is building contractor, 60, with Grace 65 born in Nevada. He's a brother=in-law of Pearl Bright 59 Nevada and her son Leland 22.

Ralph 1879-1945 is buried in Colma California # 87720590.

Voltaire Stoddard Leland registered for WWI in Minden, Nevada, born June 14, 1896 at Boulder, Colorado, reference P.E. Leland father of Minden, Nevada.

In 1930 Los Angeles, "Voll" is 33, a plasterer, with Mary M. 31 born in Nevada, Dorotea 8 Nevada, Madeline 4 and Evert A. 2 born in California. This was Mary M. Glock, according to Dorothea L. Eargle's SS record. Mary born Augu5, 1898, died March 28, 1988 in Los Angeles,
In 1940 Los Angeles, "Vol" Leland is a plasterer, 43, Mary 41, Dorotea 18, Madeline 14, Everett 12, Ralph 2, and Elizabeth one month.

Mary 1898-1988 is buried in Whittier, California # 120709147, with Voltaire Stoddard Leland 1896-1973 # 97347176.


Loyd married Flora D. Gillett in Oklahoma County April 25, 1903.

Lloyd is in Hobart Oklahoma in 1910, 29, married to Flora D. 21.

Lloyd Curtis Leland registered for WWI in Hobart, Oklahoma, a brick mason born July 2, 1881, married to Flora.

Lloyd 1881-1962 is buried in Merced County, California # 93274007. So is Flora 1889-1970 # 89144974. born January 26, 1889 in Texas, dying in Santa Clara County.

In 1920 Denver, Edna Leland is 19, born in Texas, a candy wrapper, with a roommate Eva Palmer 18.


In 1937 Los Angeles, Howard D. (Twila) is a plasterer, living at 754 E. 105th.
Voll S. (Mary M.) is a plasterer, living a 29 E. 103rd.

In 1940 Los Angeles, Howard is a plastereer, living in a hotel, married but no spouse.
Twila is a housekeeper for Jennie L. Parsonas in 1940 Los Angeles, 28.

Their daughter Delores, born 1932 in Los Angels, is in Guthrie, Oklahoma in 1940, a faster child of Hazel A. Lee 46 born in Nebraska.

Howard D. Leland married Twila G. Holeman January 5, 1972 in Los Angeles.

Howard Dale Leland 1907-1992 is buried in Riverside National # 3826436, with Twila G. (Holeman) Leland 191-2003.

Lyman W. "Jack" Leland of Palestine, Texas will be at 2 p.m.today at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home with the Rev. Mike Vestal officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Park Cemetery. Mr. Leland died Thursday morning (Apr. 4, 1990) at Memorial Hospital. He was born in Boulder, Colorado, in 1905, a son of Lyman William Leland and Jennie Allen Leland.
He's buried in Palestine # 39780905.

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