George W. and Dora Belle (Comfort) Leininger

One tree said that Dora Belle Comfort was born April 12, 1875 in Knox County, Ohio to Stephen Comfort and Priscilla Ewers, and died Nov 9, 1948 in Wray., that she married George Leininger Dec 22, 1895 in Union County, Iowa.  George was the son  of John and A.D. Henrietta  "Hattie" (Stephens)  Leininger, both buried in Union County Iowa.

George cash-claimed a quarter in , 8N 48W in 1891.

Clara Belle "Linninger" was bon to George and Dora Belle Aug 9, 1899 in Union County.

He might be the George Leininger in 1900 Union County, Iowa, born Dec 1870 in Iowa, married two years to Belle Apr 1872 in Ohio, with Gladys Feb 1877 and Clara Aug 1899, both Iowa.

1913 Wray "Geo Leininger was a stock holder in the Peoples' State Bank.."

1914 Miss Florence Leininger was appointed to a second year as an instructor in mathematics at the Wray high school.


1919 Wray "Mr. George Leninger returned home from Iowa last Thursday where he has been visiting relatives."

In 1919 Anna M. Leininger of Wray had made entry for land in 6, 3N 44W and 12, 3N 45W, and witnesses included Edward J. Comfort and George Leininger.

In 1920 George is farming in Yuma County, 49, with Belle 47, Gladys 22, and Clara 20.

Clara Leininger married J.J. Smeebuyzen Jun 1, 1920, recorded in Yuma County.

1922 Wray "Miss Anna Leininger is visiting in Creston, Iowa this week."


1923 Wray "Miss Anna Leininger spent Sunday in Fort Morgan visiting friends."

Clara B. Smeehyuzen and Joseph J. Smeehyuzen divorced in 1924 in Yuma County.

Still farming in Yuma County in 1930, George and Belle have Clara B. Hoffman 30, divorced and her daughter Dorothy 9.

In 1940 Yuma County George and Belle are ranching, and brother-in-law Ed J. Comfort, 75, Ohio is with them.

Belle, 1875-1948 and George 1870-1949, and Edwin J. Comfort -1865-1940  are  buried in Wray.

Gladys Marie Oakes born Feb 6, 1897, died Nov 10, 1982 in Los Angels.