Earle Elmer Leavitt

11 September 1890–21 March 1973 (Age 82)
Claremont, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Earle Elmer

When Earle Elmer Leavitt was born on 11 September 1890, in Claremont, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Elmer Jonathan Leavitt, was 35 and his mother, Carrie Ella Blish, was 30. He married Hattie Loraine Turner on 27 September 1913, in Claremont, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 21 March 1973, in Volusia, Florida, United States, at the age of 82.

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Earle Elmer Leavitt
Hattie Loraine Turner
Marriage: 27 September 1913
Earl Leavitt Jr.
Winston T Leavitt

Spouse and Children

27 September 1913
Claremont, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States


    Earl Leavitt Jr.


    Winston T Leavitt


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 8

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English:1. (of Norman origin) nickname from Anglo-Norman French leuet ‘wolf cub’ ( see Low 3). 2. habitational name from any of the various places in Normandy called Livet. All are of obscure, presumably Gaulish, etymology. 3. from the Middle English personal name Lefget, Old English Lēofgēat, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + the tribal name Gēat ( see Jocelyn ). 4. possibly from an unrecorded Middle English survival of the Old English female personal name Lēofgȳð, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + gȳð ‘battle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earl Leavitt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Earl E Leavitt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earle Leavitt in household of Elmer J Leavitt, "United States Census, 1910"

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