Leona Blanche Wyman

Leona Blanche Wyman

Female 1902 - 1932  (30 years)

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  • Name Leona Blanche Wyman 
    Born 1 Jan 1902  Frenchtown, Antelope, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death 1932  Orchard, Antelope, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    House Fire 
    • While doing the family washing, she picked up a kerosene can, which had been standing on the east side of the house in the sun and started to pour some of the contents on a slow, smoldering wood fire, when the can exploded setting fire to her clothing, which were burned completely off. She put out the fire, grabbed a blanket, wrapped it about her, took a small child of about one year old in her arms and led another child three and a half years old and walked to the J.C. Howard home, which was over a quarter mile where a doctor was summoned and then went into unconsciousness. Mr. Lieding was helping thresh at the Marvin Howard farm, a couple of miles north, and he was immediately called, and Mrs. Lieding was brought to the local hospital, where she remained until death claimed her at 3:30 in the afternoon.
    Died 9 Aug 1932 
    Cause: Extensive Burns 
    Buried Orchard Hill Cemetery, Orchard, Antelope, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I46642  Wyman
    Last Modified 20 Aug 2021 

    Father Aaron Dunster Wyman Click to preview: Aaron Dunster Wyman,   b. 6 Sep 1867, Manchester, Bennington, Vermont, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1927, Clearwater, Antelope, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Mollie McCracken Click to preview: Mollie McCracken,   b. 28 Jan 1875, Story City, Story, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1931  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 15 Mar 1896  Springview, Keya Paha, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4702  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Ludwig Lieding Click to preview: William Ludwig Lieding,   b. 3 Jan 1904, Orchard, Antelope, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1981, Norfolk, Madison, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Children 
     1. Living Click to preview: Living
     2. Living Click to preview: Living
    Last Modified 7 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F19794  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Jan 1902 - Frenchtown, Antelope, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - House Fire - 1932 - Orchard, Antelope, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Orchard Hill Cemetery, Orchard, Antelope, Nebraska, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • (Medical):Ms. Wm Lieding living one mile north and three quarters east of Orchard, died at the local hospital Tuesday afternoon about three-thirty from burns received at her home at ten-thirty in the morning of the same day.
      While doing the family washing, she picked up a kerosene can, which had been standing on the east side of the house in the sun and started to pour some of the contents on a slow, smoldering wood fire, when the can exploded setting fire to her clothing, which were burned completely off. She put out the fire, grabbed a blanket, wrapped it about her, took a small child of about one year old in her arms and led another child three and a half years old and walked to the J.C. Howard home, which was over a quarter mile where a doctor was summoned and then went into unconsciousness. Mr. Lieding was helping thresh at the Marvin Howard farm, a couple of miles north, and he was immediately called, and Mrs. Lieding was brought to the local hospital, where she remained until death claimed her at 3:30 in the afternoon.