Iva Mabel Cleaves

25 February 1878–24 March 1971 (Age 93)
Sangerville, Piscataquis, Maine, United States

The Life of Iva Mabel

When Iva Mabel Cleaves was born on 25 February 1878, in Sangerville, Piscataquis, Maine, United States, her father, David T Cleaves, was 54 and her mother, Eunice Cyrene Walton, was 46. She married Harry Leroy Garland on 17 February 1905, in Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Milo, Piscataquis, Maine, United States in 1905 and Orneville Township, Piscataquis, Maine, United States in 1910. She died on 24 March 1971, in Sangerville, Piscataquis, Maine, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Town House Cemetery, Sangerville, Piscataquis, Maine, United States.

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Harry Leroy Garland
Iva Mabel Cleaves
Marriage: 17 February 1905
Reba Estella Garland
Evelyn M Garland
Ruth A Garland
Carl Ivan Garland
Aubrey Harry Garland

Spouse and Children

17 February 1905
Penobscot, Maine, United States




    Reba Estella Garland


    Evelyn M Garland


    Ruth A Garland



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 20

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 25

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Cleaves in Devon ( see Cleve ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Iva C Garland in household of Harry L Garland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Iva Garland in household of Harry Garland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Iva M Garland in household of Harvey Garland, "United States Census, 1930"

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