A "Cobb-Sasser Family Lineage Website" Page.
Descendants of

Jeremiah Moses Ledington, Sr.

Sarah (North) Ledington


Special Recognition
The information for the creation of this webpage is from assorted sources,
but was mainly obtained from writings shared with us from the "Sasser-L"
mailings or contacts among

~~ Sherry Fleischer ~~ Lisle Hale ~~ Elaine Lorinczi ~~
Glenn Perry ~~ Don Sasser ~~ William R. Sasser ~~

Our sincere appreciation and gratitude to these cuzs
for their unselfish generosity in sharing information!

Jeremiah Moses "Jerry" Ledington, Sr.
son of
Jonathan &Rebecca(Shell) Ledington
paternal grandparents:
Ephriam &Mary(Osborne) Ledington
maternal grandparents:
Samuel &Mary Ann(Fry) Shell
b: 03 Oct 1832 Leslie Co, KY
d: 27 Feb 1918 Laurel Co, KY
buried: Cane Creek, Laurel Co, KY
m: #1=Sarah North,
in Abt 1867, in Leslie Co, KY
m: #2=Lavina Saylor
m: #3=Nancy Howard, Aft 1886
b: Abt 1855 NC

Jerry-Sr's siblings:
(1) Catherine Ledington
b: 28 Aug 1835 KY
m: George Burkhart, on 25 Dec 1852, in Harland Co, KY

(2) James Ledington
b: Abt 1843

Jerry's & Sarah's
List of Descendants
  • (1) Catherine Ledington
    b: 1868 KY
    d: 04 Mar 1924 Fayette Co, KY
    m: R.F. FULTZ, on 16 Jun 1907

  • (2) Albert Ledington
    b: May 1870 KY
    d: 29 Mar 1919
    m: MATILDA HOWARD, on 09 Nov 1880

  • (3) William Ledington
    b: May 1871 KY
    b: 1878 KY

  • (4) John Calvin Ledington
    b: May 1873 KY
    d: 22 Feb 1952 Laurel Co, KY
    m:#1=NANCY "NANNIE" WEAVER, on 16 Apr 1897, in Laurel Co, KY
    daughter of James Gipson &Sarah Elizabeth(Tuttle) Weaver
    paternal grandparents: Joseph Cephas &Amelia/Permelia(Cottingim) Weaver, Jr.
    paternal g-grandparents: Joseph Cephas &Frances Powell(Bledsoe) Weaver, Sr.
    paternal gg-grandparents: Samuel &Mary Ann(Bollinger) Weaver
    maternal grandparents: Joseph &Patience(Sasser) Tuttle
    b: 26 Nov 1875 Laurel Co, KY
    d: 22 Jan 1923

  • (5) Nicholas Ledington
    b: Feb 1874 KY
    d: 12 Aug Knox Co, KY
    m: #1=BETTIE BROWN, on 18 Sep 1896
    b: 1883

  • (6) Sherman Ledington
    b: Mar 1876 KY
    m: #1=MARY MORGAN, on 25 Feb 1906
    m: #2=DELIA MOSLEY

  • (7) Jeremiah Moses "Jerry" Ledington, Jr.
    b: 01 Oct 1881 KY
    d: 31 Jan 1959 Laurel Co, KY (Pilgrims Rest Cemetery)
    m: NANCY ELIZABETH GLASS, on 06 Mar 1899, in KY
    daughter of Hiram &Rhoda Elizabeth(Sasser) Glass
    granddaughter of Jesse &Nancy(Gilbert) Sasser
    b: 16 Mar 1882
    One of the descendants of this branch is
    Claudia (Ledington) Sanders
    wife of "the most famous face in the world," KFC's
    Colonel Harland D. Sanders
    The Jerry-Jr/Nancy-Eliz page includes
    Claudia's obituary and a link to Harland's biography

  • (8) Emily Ledington
    b: Feb 1882 KY
    d: 16 Mar 1920

  • (9) Grant Ledington
    b: Dec 1883 Laurel Co, KY
    d: 19 Jun 1950 Salem, IN
    m: #1=MAHALA HALE, on 10 Dec 1903
    daughter of James T. &M. Elizabeth(McFadden) Hale
    granddaughter of James F.M. &Eunicy(Taylor) Hale
    Hale g-grandparents: James &Betsy(Athey) Hale, Jr.
    Taylor g-grandparents: Jacob "Isaac" &Rhoda(Smith) Taylor
    b: 26 Feb 1885
    d: 1913
    m:#2=NILA STEWART, Aft 1911
    m:#3=MARGIE TUTTLE, Aft 1912
    daughter of James H. &Frances(Jones) Tuttle
    granddaughter of Peter &Keziah(Sasser) Tuttle
    b: 26 Jun 1892
    d: 03 Jun 1934
    buried: Pine Hill Cemetery, Laurel Co, KY
    Maggie died from a gunshot wound by Grant, which he swore was accidental.

  • (10) Rebecca "Becky" Ledington
    b: Mar 1886 KY

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