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Letha Bell Conn

Female 1890 - 1983  (93 years)


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  • Name Letha Bell Conn  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Born 18 Jan 1890  Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 6
    Gender Female 
    Died 6 Jun 1983  Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5, 7
    Buried Gravel Hill Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Virgie Speights
      Old Timers of Sabine County, Texas (p. 94)
      February 6, 1969

      Mrs. Letha Conn Laird celebrated her 79th birthday Sunday, January 19, 1969, at her home in the Gravelhill community with an open house from 2 till 6 p.m.

      Mrs. Letha Laird, the daughter of Henry (Jiggs) Conn and Fannie Barrett Conn, was born near her present home and has spent her entire life in or near the Gravelhill community.

      Hosts for the occastion were her three children, W. E. (Pete) Laird, Mrs. A. L. (Marjie) Weeks and A. E. Laird. Seven grandchildren, Fletcher, Carolyn Weeks Barnes and Mike Weeks; Lyn, Shawn, Tannia and Venetia Laird; and April Weeks her great grandchild.....Approximately 65 friends and relatives called.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, November 2012)
    • (Research):
      Census Listings:

      1920 Census
      Texas, Sabine County, JP One
      Enumerated 16 and 17 February 1920
      SD 226 ED 168 Sheet 37A
      730-754
      Conn, Henry P Hd M W 65 M Miss Miss Miss Farmer
      Conn, Frances M Wf F W 63 M Miss Miss Miss
      Conn, Jesse Son M W 24 S Tx Miss Miss Farmer
      Laird, Letha Dtr F W 25 M Tx Miss Miss
      Laird, Emery Grandson M W 10 S Tx Tx Miss


      1930
      Not located
    Person ID I1198  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Henry Patrick "Jiggs" Conn,   b. May 1854, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1931  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Frances Mae "Fannie" Barrett,   b. 8 Feb 1856, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1926  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Bef 1876  Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Henry Laird,   b. 22 Jul 1885, Garrison, Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1938, Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 14 Jun 1908  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. William Emery "Pete" Laird,   b. 24 Aug 1909, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1975, Lufkin, Angelina County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Baby Son Laird,   b. 19 Mar 1915, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1915, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Arlon Etheredge "Buddy" Laird,   b. 11 Aug 1925, Bronson, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 2000, Nacogdoches County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     4. Living
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F9727  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jan 1890 - Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jun 1983 - Nacogdoches County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Gravel Hill Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Conn Sisters ca 1950, Gravelhill, Texas
    Conn Sisters ca 1950, Gravelhill, Texas
    l to r: Myrtle Conn Halbert, Letha Conn Laird; Bessie Conn Boyett, and Ollie Lee Conn White; daughter of Jiggs and Fannie Conn

  • Sources 
    1. [S607] McCary, Kay P. "Gravel Hill Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas" Cemetery Index ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsabine/burials/.

    2. [S483] 1920 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the NARA web page. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1920 United States Federal Census, the Fourteenth Census of the United States. It includes all states and territories, as well as Military and Naval Forces, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and the Panama Canal Zone. The census provides many details about individuals and families including: name, gender, age, birthplace, year of immigration, mother tongue, and parentsí birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine County, JP One Enumerated 16 and 17 February 1920 SD 226 ED 168 Sheet 37A 730-754 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine County, JP 6 Enumerated 9 Jun 1900 SD 8 ED 70 Sheet 6B 105-105 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S333] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current [database online], (Ancestry.com. Social Security Death Index [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2011. Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration. The Social Security Administration Death Master File contains information on millions of deceased individuals with United States social security numbers whose deaths were reported to the Social Security Administration. Birth years for the individuals listed range from 1875 to last year. Information in these records includes name, birth date, death date, and last known residence.).

    5. [S513] Ancestry.com - Texas Death Index, 1903-2000 [database online].

    6. [S374] Speights, Virgie "Old Timers of Sabine County, Texas Vignettes of Pioneer Families" (S. Malone, c. 1983), p. 95 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S334] Rootsweb, Texas Death Records, 1964 thru 1998.