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Mary Jane Leitch

Female 1889 - 1965  (76 years)


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  • Name Mary Jane Leitch  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Born 9 Apr 1889  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Gender Female 
    Died 26 May 1965  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 8, 9
    Buried 28 May 1965  Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Notes 
    • Cass City Chronicle
      Thursday, May 27, 1965
      Page Three

      Mrs. Mark Dies at Local Hospital

      Mrs. Edward Mark, 76, of Cass City died Wednesday morning in Cass City Hospital shortly after being admitted. She had been in ill health for some time.

      The remains were taken to Little's Funeral Home where arrangements are pending.

      Cass City Chronicle
      Thursday, June 3, 1965
      Page Two

      Services Held for Mrs. Edward Mark

      Funeral services for Mrs. Edward (Mary) Mark, 76, were held Friday, May 28, at Little's Funeral Home following her death Wednesday, May 26, at Cass City Hospital where she had just been admitted. She had been in ill health the past several years.

      Born in Cass City April 9, 1889, she was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Angus LEITCH. She married Edward Mark in Caro, July 15, 1908, and they made their home in Cass City where she lived until her death.

      Mrs. Mark attended the Evangelical United Brethren Church and was a member of the Echo Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star of Cass City.

      Surviving, besides her husband, are: seven daughters, Mrs. William (Stella) MARTUS, Mrs. Elmer (Frances) KEHOE and Mrs. Russell (Mary) LEESON, all of Cass City; Mrs. Ruth WURTSMITH of Detroit, Mrs. Emeline URQUHART of Caro, Mrs. Donald (Betty) McLEOD of Sandusky and Mrs. Richard (Bonnie) DILL of Cincinnati, Ohio, and three sons, Leitch and Jim, both of Cass City, and Archie of Flushing.

      Also surviving are: two sisters, Mrs. Grace CARPENTER of Delray Beach, Florida, and Mrs. John SIMKINS of Lapeer; 24 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. A daughter preceded her in death.

      Rev. Roberts Betts, EUB Church, officiated and interment was in Elkland Cemetery.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, Winter 2007)
    Person ID I4894  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Angus Leitch,   b. Feb 1856, Dunwich, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1901, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Mother Jane McVannell,   b. 14 Mar 1864, Dutton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1947, Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 12 May 1887  Dunwich, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 10
    Family ID F2073  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

    Family Edward Albert Mark,   b. 1 Jan 1889, Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1982, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 15 Jul 1908  Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7, 11, 12
    • Cass City Chronicle
      July 17, 1908
      Local Items, Page 4

      Edward Marks and Miss Mary Leach (sic) were married at Caro Wednesday afternoon. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Kerns, pastor of the Presbyterian church. The Chronicle joins their many friends in extending congratulations.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, October 2008)
    Children 
     1. Stella Madeline Mark,   b. 16 Mar 1909, Elkland Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1997, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Ruth O. Mark,   b. 23 Aug 1910, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1993, Grosse Pointe, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Emeline J. Mark,   b. 10 Aug 1912, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 2000, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     4. Grace Margaret Mark,   b. 18 Jul 1914, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1928, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     5. Leitch Alvin Mark,   b. 6 Jul 1916, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1977, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     6. Mary A. Mark,   b. 3 Jul 1918, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1998, Pigeon, Huron County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     7. Archie Robert Mark,   b. 5 Jun 1920, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1992, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     8. Betty R. Mark,   b. 7 Sep 1922, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 2002, Flint, Genesee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Frances L. Mark,   b. 13 Oct 1924, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1998, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     10. Living
     11. James Edward Mark,   b. 2 Apr 1929, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1981, Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F2344  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Apr 1889 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jul 1908 - Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 May 1965 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 28 May 1965 - Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Striffler/Mark Four Generation Photo Collage, ca 1911, Cass City, Michigan
    Striffler/Mark Four Generation Photo Collage, ca 1911, Cass City, Michigan
    Left Side, seated, John and Mary (Benkelman) Striffler, standing, and Emeline (Striffler) and Archie Mark. Emeline is a daughter of John and Mary.

    Right side, Standing, Mary Jane (Leitch) and Edward Mark, daughters Stella and Ruth. Edward is a son of Archie and Emeline Mark, and grandson of John and Mary Striffler.
    Stella and Ruth are the two eldest of 11 children born it Edward and Mary Mark.

  • Sources 
    1. [S492] Peck, Edward Arthur THE TEN BENKELMANS WHO EMIGRATED TO AMERICA Ca. 1850s AND CERTAIN OF THEIR DESCENDANTS, 1982.

    2. [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.), Michigan, Tuscola County, Elkland Twp Enumerated 19 and 20 June 1900 SD 8 ED 110 Sheet 9B 188-189 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/, Cass City Chronicle, 5-31-1901, Page 8 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S481] 1910 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006, (For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. T624, 1,178 rolls. This database is an index to the head of households enumerated in the 1910 United States Federal Census, the Thirteenth Census of the United States. In addition, each indexed name is linked to actual images of the 1910 Federal Census. The information recorded in the census includes: name, relationship to head of family, age at last birthday, sex, color or race, whether single, married, widowed, or divorced, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, and more.), Michigan, Tuscola County, Elkland Twp Enumerated 20-21 Apr 1910 SD 8 ED 112 Sheet 2B 40-42 with her husband and parents-in-law, Archie and Emeline Mark (Reliability: 3).

    5. [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 parents’ birthplaces. In addition, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1920 Federal Census.), Michigan, Tuscola County, Elkland Twp Enumerated 17 Jan 1920  SD 7 ED 178 Sheet 4A 82-85 (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S564] 1930 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com. database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002., (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls. Containing records for approximately 123 million Americans, the 1930 United States Federal Census is the largest census released to date and is the most recent census available for public access. The census gives us a glimpse into the lives of Americans in 1930, and contains information about a household’s family members and occupants including: birthplaces, occupations, immigration, citizenship, and military service. The names of those listed in the census are linked to actual images of the 1930 Census.), Michigan, Tuscola County, Elkland Twp, Cass City Village Enumerated Apr 18, 1930 ED 79-11 SD 11 Sheet 6A Stamped 189 Woodland Avenue 159-168 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/, Thursday, June 3, 1965 Page Two (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 106364940 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/, January 21, 1982 Page 8, obituary of Edward Albert Mark (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S722] Elkland (Twp, Tuscola Co, MI) Cemetery Records ; http://elkland.rawson.lib.mi.us/.

    11. [S653] Cass City Chronicle, P.O. Box 115, Cass City, Michigan 48726, Published continously since 1899, archived from 1899 through 2005 at http://newspapers.rawson.lib.mi.us/chronicle/, January 21, 1982 Page 8 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 106364847 (Reliability: 3).