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Oscar Enoch Leighton
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Birth: Nov. 3, 1853
Indian River
Washington County
Maine, USA
Death: Jun. 28, 1882
Addison
Washington County
Maine, USA

Oscar married Violetta Morton "Lettie" Tibbetts on November 3, 1877. Lettie had their son, her husband's namesake, just a few months before Oscar died. He worked as a butcher in Indian River, Maine.

CHILD: Oscar Enoch Leighton, 1882-

*This information was taken from the book Early Pleasant River Families of Washington County, Maine.
* Oscar,Jr., was discovered in the 1900 Federal Census for his mother.

1. 1860 United States Federal Census
Name: Oscar E Leighton
Age in 1860: 6
Birth Year: abt 1854
Birthplace: Maine
Home in 1860: Addison, Washington, Maine
Gender: Male
Post Office: Indian River
Household Members: Name Age
Emery W Leighton 30
Mercy Leighton 27
Oscar E Leighton 6
Effie F Leighton 1
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Addison, Washington, Maine; Roll: M653_455; Page: 1042; Image: 820; Family History Library Film: 803455.

2. 1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Oscar Leighton
Age in 1870: 16
Birth Year: abt 1854
Birthplace: Maine
Home in 1870: Addison, Washington, Maine
Race: White
Gender: Male
Occupation: At School
Post Office: Harrington
Household Members: Name Age
Emery Leighton 39
Mary H Leighton 36
Oscar Leighton 16
Howard Leighton 4
Ethell Leighton 2
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Addison, Washington, Maine; Roll: M593_562; Page: 10B; Image: 25; Family History Library Film: 552061.

3. 1880 United States Federal Census
about Oscar E. Leighton Name: Oscar E. Leighton
Age: 26
Birth Year: abt 1854
Birthplace: Maine
Home in 1880: Addison, Washington, Maine
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Lettie Leighton
Father's Name: Emery W. Leighton
Father's Birthplace: Maine
Mother's Birthplace: Maine
Occupation: Butcher
Household Members: Name Age
Emery W. Leighton 50
Oscar E. Leighton 26
Lettie Leighton 22
Howard Leighton 14
Etta Leighton 11
Winfred Leighton 9
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Addison, Washington, Maine; Roll: 490; Family History Film: 1254490; Page: 413D; Enumeration District: 191; Image: 0408.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Emery Wade Leighton (1830 - 1903)
  Mercena H Linnen Leighton (1832 - 1878)
 
 Spouse:
  Violetta Morton Tibbetts Drisko (1858 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  Oscar Enoch Leighton (1853 - 1882)
  Eva L Leighton (1859 - 1864)*
  Howard M Leighton (1865 - 1887)*
  Ethel M Leighton (1867 - 1892)*
  Winnifred A Leighton (1870 - 1882)*
  Infant Daughter Leighton (1889 - 1889)**
  Infant Son Leighton (1893 - 1893)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
"He lives enshrined within our hearts, in deep and lasting love." AE 28 yrs 7 mos and 25 days
 
Burial:
Indian River Cemetery
Jonesport
Washington County
Maine, USA
Plot: Lot 24 Grave 1
 
Maintained by: Observer4wing
Originally Created by: John W. Van Dyke
Record added: Sep 02, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58101750
Oscar Enoch Leighton
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Oscar Enoch Leighton
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Added by: John W. Van Dyke
 
 
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RIP, Uncle Oscar.
- Brian McCullough
 Added: Jul. 7, 2011
 
 
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