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.
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 .