Pioneer Families of Grand Traverse County, Michigan



Leland Elijah Ransom (1881-1917) and Emma Kuntz (ca. 1889-????)

Leland Elijah Ransom was born 2 September 1881 in Almira township, Benzie County, son of Elijah Ransom and Edna Fillmore. He was married on 24 September 1910 in Grand Traverse County to Emma Kuntz. Emma was born 1889/90 in Elk Rapids, Antrim County, Michigan the daughter of Alexander and Elizabeth Lautner Kuntz. Leland moved to Seattle, Washington in the 1910s and worked there as a stevedore while Emma worked as a cook. Leland died in in Seattle, Washington in February 1917. He may have had a daughter named Helen.

Pioneer Families of Grand Traverse County