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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Family Time Line

Charles Leverton
1868–1934
Mary Elizabeth Cowling
1865–1931
Lizzy Leverton
1894–
Mary Alice Leverton
1896–1898
Theresa Caroline Leverton
1897–1985

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Leverton

    Male1868–1934Male

    Mary Elizabeth Cowling

    Female1865–1931Female

siblings

(3)

    Lizzy Leverton

    Female1894–Female

    Mary Alice Leverton

    Female1896–1898Female

    Female1897–1985Female

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.
1908

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.

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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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