Sunday, July 11, 2010

LeRoy Pecht and Clara Laymon Pecht

LeRoy Pecht and Clara Laymon Pecht
Rose Mound Cemetery - Republic County, Kansas

1879 - 1932

1876 - 1941


LeRoy (Roy) Pecht was born on a farm near Hardy, Nebraska, possibly across the border in Republic county, Kansas. He farmed and for the last 16 years of his life was manager of the Farmers' Elevator in Holmesville, Nebraska. He married Clara Rosella Laymon on April 11, 1900. He was the son of John Crispin Pecht and Amanda Melvina Stover.

Clara Rosella Laymon was born October 2, 1876 in Grundy county, Illinois. She was the daughter of Civil War veteran John Laymon and his wife, Eliza Ann Olmstead. She died October 20, 1941 in Beatrice, Nebraska.

LeRoy and Clara had six children, two of whom died as infants. Those who grew to adulthood were Ruby (my grandmother), Clyde, Cecile Ann and Mildred.

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