Leraetta Wolverton

16 January 1916–10 August 1997 (Age 81)
Arimo, Bannock, Idaho, United States

The Life of Leraetta

When Leraetta Wolverton was born on 16 January 1916, in Arimo, Bannock, Idaho, United States, her father, David Levi Wolverton, was 20 and her mother, Dora Elizabeth Crump, was 18. She married James Morris Brown on 1 August 1931, in Jerome, Jerome, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Jerome, Idaho, United States in 1935 and Supervisorial District 2, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 10 August 1997, in Orofino, Clearwater, Idaho, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Clearwater, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Morris Brown
Leraetta Wolverton
Marriage: 1 August 1931
Betty Louise Brown

Spouse and Children

    James Morris Brown



1 August 1931
Jerome, Jerome, Idaho, United States


    Betty Louise Brown


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named Wolverton, as for example the one in Buckinghamshire, or from Woolverton in Somerset or Wolferton in Norfolk, all of which are named from the Old English personal name Wulfhere + -ing- denoting association + tūn ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Laraetta Brown in household of Janus N Brown, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Leratte Wolverton in household of Hyman Crump, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mrs Leraetta Mcdonald in entry for Wanda Scott, "Idaho, Southern Counties Obituaries, 1943-2013"

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