Mervin Earl Gavitt

1885–1957 (Age 71)
Atco, Damascus Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mervin Earl

When Mervin Earl Gavitt was born on 4 April 1885, in Atco, Damascus Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Henry Gavitt Jr., was 35 and his mother, Ann C Terry, was 34. He married Laura Mabel Treverton about 1909, in Beach Lake, Berlin Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Berlin Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. In 1918, at the age of 33, his occupation is listed as railroad brakeman for erie railroad in Port Jervis, Orange, New York, United States. He died about 1957, in Mount Kisco, Mount Kisco, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 72.

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Mervin Earl Gavitt
Laura Mabel Treverton
Marriage: about 1909
Harold Treverton Gavitt

Spouse and Children

about 1909
Beach Lake, Berlin Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Gavitt Jr.





    Winfred Elmer Gavitt



World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

Age 19

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. Perhaps an altered spelling of Gabbett, which is from a pet form of the personal name Gabriel .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Mervin E Gavitt in household of Wm H Gavitt, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mervin Earl Gavitt, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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