Leah Elizabeth Virts

Female 1845 - 1900


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  • Born  12 Mar 1845  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  14 Jul 1900  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Saint James Reformed Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I304  Virts
    Last Modified  14 Nov 2015 

    Father  Peter Wirts,   b. 9 Dec 1812, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1868, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Leah Ann Potterfield,   b. 15 May 1812, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1849, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Mar 1834  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F180  Group Sheet

    Family  Robert Wright Washington,   b. 20 Oct 1839, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1910, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  31 Mar 1868  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Bessie V. Washington,   b. 1868, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1956, Seattle, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. George William Washington,   b. 22 Apr 1870, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1952, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Clarence V. Washington,   b. 7 Nov 1872, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1937, Staunton, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Blanche Elizabeth Washington,   b. 1873, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1937
     5. Robert Lee Washington,   b. 29 Feb 1876, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1960, Knoxville, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  14 Nov 2012 
    Family ID  F184  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Leah Elizabeth Virts and Robert Wright Washington
    Leah Elizabeth Virts and Robert Wright Washington
    Leah was born March 12, 1845 in Loudoun County, Virginia to Peter and Leah Ann Potterfield Wirts. She died July 14, 1900 in Loudoun County Virginia. She married Robert Wright Washington on March 28, 1868. He was born October 20, 1839 in Loudoun County and died October 2, 1910 in Loudoun County. Both are buried in St. James Reformed Cemetery in Lovettsville, Virginia.

  • Notes 
    • Leah hung herself in the smoke house on the family farm.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1547] District of Columbia Deaths and Burials, 1840-1964.