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Leitch Alvin Mark

Male 1916 - 1977  (60 years)


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  • Name Leitch Alvin Mark  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Born 6 Jul 1916  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 10
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Feb 1977  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 10, 11
    Buried Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    Notes 
    • Cass City Chronicle
      Friday, July 14, 1916
      Local Items
      Page Four

      Born to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mark on Thursday, July 6, a son, to be called Leitch Allen.

      Cass City Chronicle
      Thursday, February 10, 1977
      Page Nine

      L. Mark, 60, died Feb.1

      Leitch Alvin Mark, 60, a lifelong Cass City resident, died Tuesday, Feb 1, at Hills and Dales General Hospital.

      He was born July 6, 1916, in Cass City, son of Edward Mark of Cass City and the late Mrs. Mary Leitch Mark.

      He married Miss Millie Randall, March 3, 1940, in Cass City, where they made their home following their marriage. He was a member of Tyler Lodge No. 317 F&AM of Cass City.

      Survivors included his widow, one son, Edward of Houston, Tex.; five daughters, Mrs. Keith (Jane) Mitchell of Cass City, Mrs. Terry (Kay) Sontag of Clarkston, Mrs. James (Susan) Krauseneck of Saginaw, Mrs. Linda Gremel of Caro, and Mrs. Duane (Christine) Hickey of Fairgrove; two brothers, Archie Mark of Flushing and James Mark of Cass City; seven sisters, Mrs. William Martus of Cass City. Mrs. Rose Wurtsmith of Grosse Pte. Woods, Mrs. Emeline Urquhart of Caro, Mrs. Russell Leeson of Pigeon, Mrs. Donald McLeod of Sandusky, Mrs. Elmer Kehoe of Cass City and Mrs. Dick Dill of Kirkwood, Mo.; his father, Edward Mark of Cass City, and 12 grandchildren.

      One sister, Grace, and his mother preceded him in death. A Masonic memorial service was held Friday evening at Little's Funeral Home under the auspices of Tyler Lodge No. 317 F&AM.

      Funeral services were held Saturday at Little's Funeral Home with Rev. Eldred Kelley, pastor of Salem United Methodist church, officiating.

      Burial was in Elkland cemetery.

      (Transcribed by Melinda McLemore Strong, Summer 2007)
    Person ID I4890  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Mary Jane Leitch,   b. 9 Apr 1889, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1965, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 15 Jul 1908  Caro, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 12, 13, 14
    • 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)
    Family ID F2344  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Millie Caroline Randall,   b. 7 Apr 1923, Novesta Township, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 2006, Marlette, Sanilac County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1940  Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 15
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
     6. Christine Ann Mark,   b. 1 Feb 1949, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1997, Fairgrove, Tuscola County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    Last Modified 2 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F2622  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jul 1916 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Mar 1940 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Feb 1977 - Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Elkland Township Cemetery, Cass City, Tuscola County, Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S492] Peck, Edward Arthur THE TEN BENKELMANS WHO EMIGRATED TO AMERICA Ca. 1850s AND CERTAIN OF THEIR DESCENDANTS, 1982.

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

    3. [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).

    4. [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).

    5. [S497] Ancestry.com - Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996.

    6. [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).

    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/, April 12, 2000 Obituaries, Page 9 Obituary of Emeline J. Urquhart (nee Mark) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [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/, Vol. 24, No. 7. Friday, Sept. 7, 1928. Page 1 Obituary of Grace Margaret Mark (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/, Thursday, June 3, 1965 Page Two Obituary for Mrs. Edward (Mary) Mark«b»«/b» (Reliability: 3).

    10. [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.), # 106364367 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S497] Ancestry.com - Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996, shows DOD as 2 Feb 1977 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [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).

    13. [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).

    14. [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).

    15. [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/, Wednesday, November 15, 2006 Obituaries Page Ten (Reliability: 3).