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John Evander Leverton
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1882
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 1962
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

John was the son of John Leverton and his wife, Mary Jane Thomas. His father served in Hood's Brigade in the Confederate States Army. His mother was the daughter of Judge John C. Thomas.

John married Fredericka "Ricky" Augusta Carolina Telschow on 16 September 1903 in Harris County, Texas.

As a young man, John worked for Southern Pacific Lines, eventually becoming an accountant in the freight office.

In 1922 he left the railroad and began working for American National Insurance, where he worked for 25 years.

John and Ricky resided in the Heights where they raised their seven children. The family attended Baptist Temple, where John served as a Deacon and was very active in church activities. In 1933, he served as Superintendent of Sunday School.


CHILDREN:
1) John E. Leverton, Jr. (1908-1972)
2) Annee L. Leverton Lackey (1910-1989)
3) Thomas A. Leverton (1915-1979)
4) Flora C. Leverton McKee (1917-2011)
5) Mary B. Leverton Murray, Brawner (1919-2002)
6) Living Leverton
7) Ethel L. Leverton Starnes (1924-2006)



 
 
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 Parents:
  John Leverton (1837 - 1920)
  Mary Jane Thomas Leverton (1839 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Fredericka Augusta Carolina Telschow Leverton (1882 - 1968)*
 
 Children:
  John Evander Leverton (1908 - 1972)*
  Annee Louise Leverton Lackey (1910 - 1988)*
  Thomas Andrew Leverton (1915 - 1979)*
  Flora Carolyn Leverton McKee (1917 - 2011)*
  Mary Beatrice Leverton Brawner (1919 - 2002)*
  Ethel Lee Leverton Starnes (1924 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas James Leverton (1865 - 1920)*
  Annee M. Leverton Abell (1870 - 1942)*
  Carolyn M. Leverton Trammell (1877 - 1973)*
  Johnie May Leverton (1879 - 1879)*
  John Evander Leverton (1882 - 1962)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Park Cemetery
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: Cindy
Originally Created by: Robert Hague
Record added: Mar 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67051883
John Evander Leverton
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John Evander Leverton
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John Evander Leverton
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Grandpappy, you are loved and missed~
- Cindy
 Added: Feb. 22, 2014
May songs of the angels welcome you and guide you along your way. May the smiles of the martyrs greet your own as darkness turns into day. Every fear will be undone and death will be no more as songs of the angels bring you home before the face of God.
- Robert Hague
 Added: Mar. 17, 2011
 
 
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