Person Sheet


Name Lillie Mae Fincher
Birth 11 Sep 1879, Kingsport, Tn.
Death 24 Apr 1963
Father John D. FINCHER
Mother Miriam ARNOLD (1849-)
Spouses
1 Rev. William Edward Ledbetter
Birth 11 Sep 1876, Sullivan County, Tennessee
Death 2 Jun 1948
Burial Oak Hill, Kingsport, Tn.
Father Rev. James Edward Ledbetter (~1854-1894)
Mother Mary E. (Marietta) Whetsel (1856-)
Marriage 19 Mar 1898, Sullivan County, Tennessee
Children Infant (1899-)
Early Veston (1900-1965)
Rufus Kelly (1903-1968)
Ollie Marion (1905-1989)
James Ervin (1908-1992)
Blanche Katherine (1909-2000)
Alonzo (1912-1944)
John Huston (1915-1982)
Sallie B. (1918-1946)
Benjamin Harrison (1921-1978)
Notes for Lillie Mae Fincher
Lillie Mae Fincher Ledbetter managed the family and raised her children, with the help of a garden and orchard. She canned, made her own soap, made apple butter, stored vegetables in a root celler, raised pigs, cows, horses, geese, ducks, chickens and guineas.

Lillie and William are buried in Oak Hill Cemetery.

William and Lillie had 10 children and 14 grandchildren. One son, James Ervin, attended seminary and pastored churches throughout Tennessee. Another son, Alonzo, lost his life in combat in WWII, in combat in Luxembourg, in 1944.
For photos of William Ledbetter and Lillie Mae Fincher, and other Ledbetter pictures, go to:
http://webpages.charter.net/cwfw/Photographs/LedbetterFamilyDescendants.jpg
Last Modified 2 Nov 2005 Created 26 Apr 2006 using Reunion for Macintosh

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