Cyrus Elmo Van Leuven

7 September 1898–19 October 1975 (Age 77)
Downey, Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life of Cyrus Elmo

When Cyrus Elmo Van Leuven was born on 7 September 1898, in Downey, Bannock, Idaho, United States, his father, Newman Deveria Van Leuven, was 28 and his mother, Ida May Robinson, was 28. He married Ola Elva Hall on 18 October 1918, in Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Marsh Valley, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Downey Election Precinct, Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1940. His occupation is listed as marshall in downey, idaho in Downey, Bannock, Idaho, United States. He died on 19 October 1975, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Redding, Shasta, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus Elmo Van Leuven
Ola Elva Hall
Marriage: 18 October 1918
Francis Elmo Van Leuven
Doris Van Leuven
Richard Hall Van Leuven Sr.
Robert Max Van Leuven
Lawrence Allen Van Leuven
Jon Woodruff VanLeuven

Spouse and Children

18 October 1918
Blackfoot, Bingham, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 8

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 Vietnamese: unexplained.2 Dutch (De Van): metonymic occupational name for a winnower or a maker of winnowing fans, from Middle Dutch van(ne) ‘fan’.3 English: Western English variant of Fann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cyrus Elmo Van Leuven, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Elmo Van Leuven, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cyrus E Vanleuven, "United States Census, 1930"

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