Ernest Leaverton

25 March 1894–29 January 1973 (Age 78)
Van Meter, Dallas, Iowa, United States

The Life of Ernest

When Ernest Leaverton was born on 25 March 1894, in Van Meter, Dallas, Iowa, United States, his father, Aaron Nathan Leaverton, was 29 and his mother, Mary Louella Garoutte, was 31. He married Winnie Jane Wight on 4 October 1924, in Adel, Dallas, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Jamaica, Guthrie, Iowa, United States in 1951 and Jefferson, Greene, Iowa, United States in 1971. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 29 January 1973, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Luther, Boone, Iowa, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Ernest Leaverton
1894–1973
Winnie Jane Wight
1898–1985
Marriage: 4 October 1924
Arlene Luella Leverton
1935–1939

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 October 1924
Adel, Dallas, Iowa, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 10

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Leverton .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ernest Leverton, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Ernest Leverton, "Iowa State Census, 1915"
  • Earnest Leaverton in household of A N Leaverton, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.