Theresa Caroline Leverton

15 March 1897–December 1985 (Age 88)
St Eval, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Theresa Caroline

When Theresa Caroline Leverton was born on 15 March 1897, in St Eval, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Leverton, was 28 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Cowling, was 31. She lived in St Ervan, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Mawgan in Pyder, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in December 1985, in Newton Abbot, Devon, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 88.

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Charles Leverton
Mary Elizabeth Cowling
Lizzy Leverton
Mary Alice Leverton
Theresa Caroline Leverton

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Leverton


    Mary Elizabeth Cowling




    Lizzy Leverton


    Mary Alice Leverton



World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 7

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 11

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 24

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places so called. One in Berkshire is named with the Old English female personal name Lēofwaru (composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + waru ‘care’) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; one in Lincolnshire has as its first element Old English lǣfer ‘rush’, ‘reed’ ( see Lever 2). North and South Leverton in Nottinghamshire may contain a river name identical to that in Lear 2.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Theresia Caroline Leverton in household of Charles Leverton, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Treasa Leverton in household of Charles Leverton, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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