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Leslie Elijah Sullens (1902 - 1973)

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Leslie Elijah (Hippo) Sullens
Born in Alma, Marion, Illinois, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 1 Feb 1921 in Marion County, Illinoismap
Husband of — married 4 Sep 1945 in Blytheville, Arkansasmap
Descendants descendants
Father of , , , , , [private son (1940s - unknown)] and [private son (1950s - unknown)]
Died in Alma, Marion, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 23 Jan 2019 | Created 16 Jan 2017
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Hippo was born in Alma, Illinois in 1902, married Yada Fern Sullens 1 Feb 1921[1], and had five children. Yada died in 1944. Hippo then married Goldie (Mansker) Wyatt 4 Sep 1945 in Blytheville, Arkansas. By that time, Hippo was a train engineer, and they were able to travel. Goldie (herself a widow) had three children from her previous marriage, and Goldie and Hippo had two more children of their own. Hippo then died 31 Jan 1973 in Alma, Illinois.


Husband Leslie Elijah Sullens.
Wife @I17@.
Child: David Glenn Sullens.
Child: Damon Lee Sullens.
4 SEP 1945.
Blithesville, Arkansas


Railroader, Mail Carrier, and Farmer.


Alma Twp., Marion County, IL.


  1. Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016.

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