Re: Letsinger became Leitzinger???
Obituary for William J. Letsinger, son of Andrew Jackson Letsinger and Margaret Chamberlain.
Vol. II, page 77, Jill Garett's Maury County Genealogist, reads:
Letsinger, WIlliam J. born 11 March 1851, Maury Co (TN), died 27 Feb 1919 of gangrene of the feet, married; son of Jack Letsinger, born in Hickman Co., and Margaret Chamberlain born in Hickman Co., buried in Akin Cemetery; info by C E Letsinger of Williamsport.
Tax List 1823, Maury Co., TN
Letsinger, AndrewLand- (acres) 80, (situation)Poplar CreekWP 0 BP 0
small amt. information on altercation of A.J. Letsinger and Samuel P. Kelly. 17 Jan. 1853.
Only Letsinger found on Maury Co., TN census for 1820:
Andrew Letsinger lists: 1 male 10-16, 1 male 26-45; 1 female 0-10 1 female 45
Maury Co 1860 Federal Census: A. J. Letsinger
33 (Male) M M 30 (female) Wm. 10 (male) A.L. 6 (female) M. 4(female) Calodinia 11/12 (female)Mu 165-451
Hope this helps. (~;
PS: Lines and boundaries changed in the 1800's so even though Wm. J. Letsinger was born in Maury Co., it may have become Hickman Co., before he was very old or if he lived farther into Maury then it is a typo. I typed it without making corrections to transcription.