Ida Leavitt

23 September 1900–17 September 1973 (Age 73)
Lincoln, Nevada, United States

The Life of Ida

When Ida Leavitt was born on 23 September 1900, in Mesquite, Clark, Nevada, United States, her father, Joseph Smith Leavitt, was 40 and her mother, Luna Adelia Huntsman, was 36. She married Robert Barnum on 30 June 1923, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 17 September 1973, in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mesquite, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Barnum
1902–1964
Ida Leavitt
1900–1973
Marriage: 30 June 1923
Loma Barnum
1924–2014
Juanita Barnum
1925–2013
Ernest R Barnum
1927–2018
Daniel Barnum
1936–2009

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 June 1923
Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States
children

(4)

    Female1924–2014Female

    Female1925–2013Female

    Ernest R Barnum

    Male1927–2018Male

    Daniel Barnum

    Male1936–2009Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

Age 1

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.
1920

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English:1. (of Norman origin) nickname from Anglo-Norman French leuet ‘wolf cub’ ( see Low 3). 2. habitational name from any of the various places in Normandy called Livet. All are of obscure, presumably Gaulish, etymology. 3. from the Middle English personal name Lefget, Old English Lēofgēat, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + the tribal name Gēat ( see Jocelyn ). 4. possibly from an unrecorded Middle English survival of the Old English female personal name Lēofgȳð, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + gȳð ‘battle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ida Leavitt Barnum in household of Robert Barnum, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ida Leavitt Barnum in household of Robert Barnum, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Ida Leavitt Barnum in household of Robert Barnum, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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