Leavitt DeCamp Averill

Male29 February 1880–21 August 1944

Brief Life History of Leavitt

When Leavitt DeCamp Averill was born on 29 February 1880, in Corinth, Kent, Michigan, United States, his father, Elias William Decamp, was 47 and his mother, Marion Packard, was 37. He married Emma Alma Anderson on 20 August 1914, in Moline, Dorr Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Dorr Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 August 1944, in Wayland, Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 64.

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Leavitt DeCamp Averill
Emma Alma Anderson
Marriage: 20 August 1914
Virginia Decamp Averill
Robert A. Averill

Sources (21)

  • Leavett D Averill in household of Lucius C Averill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Leavitt Decamp Averill, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Leavitt D Averill, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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  • Marriage
    20 August 1914Moline, Dorr Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1881 · Hudson's

    Age 1

    Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 18

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    French and Walloon: topographic name, with fused preposition de ‘from’, for someone living by the field (see Champ ), or a habitational name, denoting someone from a place called (Le) Camp. Compare Camp .

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

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