M, b. 1770, d. 1818
Photo credit: Mary Stinson, 10/2002
|Father*||Jacob Leiter b. 1749, d. c 22 Jul 1814|
|Charts||Andrew Leiter Descendants Chart|
|Birth*||1770||Andrew Leiter was born in 1770 at Leitersburg, Washington Co., MD.1|
|He was the son of Jacob Leiter and Juliana Fogle.|
|Note*||circa 1815||Andrew Leiter "laid out the town of Leitersburg in 1815, and sold lots, but the|
enterprise was not financially successful and he died poor. In 1795, the
locality had been known as Liter's Tavern. (Md Hist. Mag., v.31, p.163).
It seems probable that the family name had become settled as Letier about
the time the town was founded." (14)
-he and wife member of the Lutheran Church (14)
Leitersburg was founded in 1815 by Andrew Leiter after the 1807 Greencastle-Baltimore Road was constructed to intersect the Nicholson's Gap Road on his property. The town developed with many hotels and commercial establishments to serve travelers on the two roads. circa 1815 at Founded Leitersburg, Md..2,3
|Death*||1818||He died in 1818 at Leitersburg, Washington Co., MD.1|
- [S1129] * author. 14:History and Geneology of the Leiter Families
WCFL 929.2 L. N.p.: n.pub.
- [S1126] * author. GEDCOM file imported on 16 Oct 2000.. N.p.: n.pub.
- [S1162] Leitersburg Historic District. Online http://www.marylandhistoricaltrust.net/NR/NRDetail.asp