Leonard Lewis Abercrombie

b. 27 August 1898, d. 15 November 1976
  • Leonard Lewis Abercrombie was born on 27 August 1898 in Louisiana.
  • James Holman Abercrombie and Sarah Louisa Davis appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Jackson Parish, Louisiana. Other members of the household included Leonard Lewis Abercrombie, Dixie Beatrice Abercrombie, Nina B. Abercrombie, Nona Myrtle Abercrombie, Ruby Agnes Abercrombie and Eric Talmage Abercrombie. Also in the household was a young male farm laborer.
  • Leonard Lewis Abercrombie registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 in Jackson Parish, Louisiana, while living in Jonesboro, and employed there with his father as a farmer.
  • He was a farmer, according to the 1930 census.
  • The following appeared on 3 January 1963 in the Jackson Independent: Funeral services for E. T. Abercrombie, age 65, of Jonesboro, LA were held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Jonesboro United Pentecostal Church with the Rev. Lonnie Treadway conducting. Interment followed in the Mt. Olive cemetery under the direction of Edmonds Funeral Home.
         The deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Virgie Abercrombie; two sons, Dalton Abercrombie of Jonesboro and Talmadge Abercrombie of Cotton Valley; two brothers, L. L. Abercrombie of Jonesboro and W. J. Abercrombie of Baton Rouge; one sister, Mrs. Guy Brantley of Jonesboro and 4 grandchildren.
         Mr. Abercrombie died unexpectedly Tuesday afternoon at his home.
         Pallbearers were Jimmy Clary, G. W. Treadway, Bud Robinson, Louis Miller, Bill Gatlin and Leonard Bosch.
  • Leonard Lewis Abercrombie died on 15 November 1976 at age 78 in Jackson Parish, Louisiana.
  • Last Edited: 29 Apr 2013