Ella Leona Pushor

Female8 March 1907–22 September 1986

Brief Life History of Ella Leona

When Ella Leona Pushor was born on 8 March 1907, in Lincolnville, Waldo, Maine, United States, her father, Arthur William Pushor, was 32 and her mother, Emma Mabel Knight, was 25. She married Adelbert A Leonard on 8 March 1927, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Camden, Knox, Maine, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 September 1986, in Waldo, Maine, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Adelbert A Leonard
1905–1967
Ella Leona Pushor
1907–1986
Marriage: 8 March 1927
James Gilbert Leonard
1928–1988

Sources (8)

  • Leona Leonard in household of Adelbert Leonard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leona Pushor, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Leona E Leonard, "Maine Death Index, 1960-1996"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1927Maine, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

    Age 1

    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    1917 · World War I Contributions

    Age 10

    The legislature of Maine dedicated approximately $1 million towards World War I at the time that US involvement began. By the time armistice would be declared in 1918, Maine contributed roughly 35,000 men and $116 million.

    1928 · Camden Public Library is Opened

    Age 21

    The citizens of Camden, Maine had voted (in 1896) to establish a free public library in the town. The land for the library to be built on was donated by Mary Louise Curtis Bok in 1916. After years of fundraising and construction, the cornerstone was finally laid on August 17, 1927. The library opened on June 11, 1928. The library remains open to this day, and is now considered a National Historic Landmark.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German Buschor , itself probably a Germanized form of French Bouchard .

    Americanized form of French Bouchard , reflecting the characteristic Canadian and American French rounding of the -ard ending. Compare Bushaw and Bushore .

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

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