Alice Mary Lever

1833–1895 (Age 62)
Baker City, Baker, Oregon, United States

The Life of Alice Mary

Alice Mary Lever was born in 1833, in Baker City, Baker, Oregon, United States. She had at least 2 sons with Dr. John Colton. She lived in Lindina, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. She died in 1895, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 62, and was buried in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

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Dr. John Colton
1834–
Alice Mary Lever
1833–1895
William Henry Colton
1855–1931
James Andrew Colton
1855–1939

Spouse and Children

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 30

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin):1. nickname for a fleet-footed or timid person, from Old French levre ‘hare’ (Latin lepus, genitive leporis). It may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a hunter of hares. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in a place thickly grown with rushes, from Old English lǣfer ‘rush’, ‘reed’, ‘iris’. Compare Laver 3.Great and Little Lever in Greater Manchester (formerly in Lancashire) are named with this word (in a collective sense) and in some cases the surname may also be derived from these places. 3. possibly from an unrecorded Middle English survival of an Old English personal name, Lēofhere, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + here ‘army’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alice Lever in household of William Lever, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alice Mary Lever in entry for James Colton, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"
  • Alice Mary ...Ever in entry for James Colton, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"

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