Charles Colson Leavitt

7 October 1861–13 January 1948 (Age 86)
Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Charles Colson

When Charles Colson Leavitt was born on 7 October 1861, in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, George Leavitt, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Minerva Earl, was 20. He married Sarah Ellen Cazier on 1 December 1886, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880 and Afton, Uinta, Wyoming, United States in 1910. He died on 13 January 1948, in Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Afton Cemetery, Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Colson Leavitt
1861–1948
Sarah Ellen Cazier
1868–1927
Marriage: 1 December 1886
Ida May Leavitt
1888–1935
Ruby Leavitt
1889–1986
Charles Elmer Leavitt
1891–1970
Lorin Leavitt
1893–1984
Ray Bryan Leavitt
1896–1982
Cora Minerva Leavitt
1901–1996
Ira Leavitt
1903–1980
Alton Leavitt
1905–1992
Thede Leavitt
1907–1973
Dora Leavitt
1911–2008

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1886Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

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    Siblings

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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1864 · Montana Territory
    Age 3
    Montana was made a territory by President Abraham Lincoln on May 26 1864. The capital was Virginia City and remained the capital until 1894, when Helena became the capital.
    1886
    Age 25
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English:(of Norman origin): nickname from Anglo-Norman French leuet ‘wolf cub’ (see Low 3).habitational name from any of various places in Normandy called Livet. All are of obscure, presumably Gaulish, etymology.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Low
    Levitt
    Levett

    Story Highlight

    Biography of Charles Colson Leavitt, Written by Don Leavitt Chadwick (a grandson) from interviews with Ruby Leavitt Chadwick

    Charles Colson Leavitt was born October 7, 1861 in Centerville, Utah, the second son of George Leavitt and Nancy Minerva Earl. He was named after his mother's uncle Charles Colson Rich, a member of th …

    Sources (56)

    • Charles Colson Leavitt, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Charles Johns in entry for Albert Johns and Arlene Leavitt, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • Charles C. Leavitt in entry for Ida May Taylor, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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