Leona Carlie

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Leona Carlie (Edwards)

Birthdate: (91)
Birthplace: Ramer, Montgomery County, Alabama, United States
Death: December 10, 1979 (91)
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States
Place of Burial: Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sylvester Edwards and Rose Edwards
Wife of Jim Carlie
Ex-wife of James Henry McCauley
Mother of Rosa Louise Parks and Sylvester James McCauley
Sister of Fannie Williamson; Bessie Dawson and Cora McCormick
Half sister of Hattie Mae Simmons; James William Edwards; Anna Mae Wade; Daniel Sylvester Edwards; William Arthur Edwards and 4 others

Occupation: teacher
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About Leona Carlie

Leona Edwards McCauley was born on 2 April 1887. She was a mix of African, white and Native American. Leona worked an a poorly paid elementary school teacher. During the war her mother worked in Detroit, Michigan, and Rosa saw that African Americans in the North had more freedom than did African Americans in the South. On 12 April 1912, she married to James McCauley. James was a carpenter and a builder. Divorced? Married Jim Carlie?

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Leona Carlie's Timeline

1888
April 2, 1888
Ramer, Montgomery County, Alabama, United States
1913
February 4, 1913
Age 24
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, United States
1915
August 20, 1915
Age 27
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, United States
1979
December 10, 1979
Age 91
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States
December 12, 1979
Age 91
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States