John D Levra

Male7 June 1879–1 March 1951

Brief Life History of John D

John D Levra was born on 7 June 1879, in Mathi, Turin, Piedmont, Italy. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Ugolina Aarrola. He lived in Ely Township, White Pine, Nevada, United States in 1940 and Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States in 1950. He died on 1 March 1951, in East Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ely Cemetery, Ely, White Pine, Nevada, United States.

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John D Levra
Ugolina Aarrola
Deno Levra
Josephine Levra
Joseph B Levra
John Robert Levra

Sources (12)

  • John D Levra, "United States 1950 Census"
  • John Levra, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • John D Levra, "Find A Grave Index"

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Children (4)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.

1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 17

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

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

Slovenian: perhaps from a Slovenized form of Middle High German leber ‘liver’ or lewer ‘hill’, thus a nickname for a butcher or a topographic name for someone who lived on a hill. Compare Leber and Lever .

Croatian: unexplained.

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

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