Mary Elisabeth Leigh

Female 1849 - 1926


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  • Born  1849  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Female 
    Died  18 Mar 1926  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried  Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I11  Virts
    Last Modified  8 Mar 2016 

    Father  Joseph Edward Leigh,   b. 3 May 1822, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1900, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Susan Wolf,   b. 1826, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  14 Oct 1844  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F822  Group Sheet

    Family  James Marion Virts,   b. 14 Dec 1848, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1933, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  10 Mar 1873  Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Amelia Ellen Virts,   b. 3 Jan 1874, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1921, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Charles Craven Virts,   b. 7 Apr 1875, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1950, Purcellville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Oscar Franklin Virts,   b. 9 Apr 1877, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1967, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Wilbert Franklin Virts,   b. 9 Jun 1878, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1878, Neersville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. George William Virts,   b. 15 Dec 1880, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1881, Neersville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Della Bessie Virts,   b. 8 Aug 1882, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1939, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Rosa May Virts,   b. 18 Apr 1884, Hillsboro, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Dec 1958, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sarah Catharine (Kate) Virts,   b. 8 Aug 1887, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1918, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Elbert Franklin Virts,   b. 2 Jun 1888, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Oct 1977, Leesburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Thomas William Virts,   b. 16 Jun 1893, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1947, Roanoke, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Margaret Elizabeth Virts,   b. 12 Jul 1894, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1944, Loudoun Heights, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  8 Mar 2016 
    Family ID  F8  Group Sheet

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    James Marion Virts and Mary Elisabeth Leigh
    James Marion Virts and Mary Elisabeth Leigh
    James was born December 14, 1848 in Loudoun County Virginia to Eliza Ann Virts, and died October 28, 1933 in Lovettsville. Mary was born in 1849 and died March 18, 1926 in Lovettsville. She was the daughter of Joseph Edward and Susannah Wolf Leigh. Both are buried in the Cemetery at Mt. Olivet Methodist Church in Lovettsville.

    Photo Courtesy of Raymond E. Virts Family
    Home of James Marion Virts (1848-1933) and Mary Elisabeth Leigh Virts (1849-1926), Long Lane, Lovettsville, Virginia
    Home of James Marion Virts (1848-1933) and Mary Elisabeth Leigh Virts (1849-1926), Long Lane, Lovettsville, Virginia
    Photo courtesy of Gary Virts
    Home of Oscar Franklin Virts (1877-1967) and Mary Catherine Mann (1877-1942, Long Lane, Lovettsville, Virginia
    Home of Oscar Franklin Virts (1877-1967) and Mary Catherine Mann (1877-1942, Long Lane, Lovettsville, Virginia
    Oscars father and mother, James Marion Virts and Mary Elisabeth Leigh Virts lived here in there later years in this house until their deaths.

    This was also the home of Oscar Franklin Virts son, Raymond Eugene Virts (1910-1989) and his wife Mary Marie Hackley, and Raymond brother Theodore Roosevelt Virts (1904-1996). Raymonds wife Mary was the last to live here and left the home in December 2000.

    Photo courtesy of Gary Virts

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    James Marion Virts and Mary Elisabeth Leigh
    James Marion Virts and Mary Elisabeth Leigh (16)

  • Notes 
    • Loudoun Times Mirror, March 25, 1926

      Mrs. Mary E. Virts, wife of J. M. Virts died at her home near Lovettsville, Va., Thursday night, Mach 18, of dropsy and heart trouble, age 77 years. Interment was in Mt. Olivet Methodist Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1810] Virginia Death Certificate No. 1926006959.

    2. [S690] James Marion Virts' Family Bible.

    3. [S1553] West Virginia Marriages 1853-1970.