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William Thomas Colvin
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1858
Bremer County
Iowa, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1932
Forest Grove
Washington County
Oregon, USA


William Thomas was the oldest of four children born to George W. and Burnetta (Vandeveer) Colvin. He married Grace Mae Castle in 1895. There were the parents of nine children, Lillie Birdie, George Chancy, Vern Morris, Marvin Franklin, Wilmer Melvin, Myrtle Mae, Harold E., Evelyn Bernetta and Willie Ford.

Forest Grove News & Times, Oregon
December 1, 1932


Funeral services were held Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at the Forest Grove Undertaking Chapel for William Thomas Colvin by Elder V. C. Becraft of Laurelwood Academy. Interment took place in Mountain View Cemetery.
W. T. Colvin was born Waverly County, Iowa, August 11, 1858. He married Grace M. Castle, and with their family had made their home in Forest Grove for the last three years. Mr. Colvin appeared to be recovering from a stroke suffered the previous week, but began to sink Wednesday afternoon, dying about 5 p.m. He is survived by his wife and nine children: Mrs. Samuel Weimer, Renton, Wash.; George Colvin, Milton; Mrs. Austin Knapp, Vern M., Marvin F., Wilmer M., Harold E., Vernetta, William, all of Forest Grove. There are three sisters; Mrs. Arno Hahn, Boulder, Mont., Mrs. Eva Cunningham, Charlston, W. Va., and Mrs. Dora Snideman, Denver, Colo., and two brothers: Charles of California and Harry of Cripple Creek, Colo.

Family links: 
  Burnetta Vandeveer Lees (1841 - 1883)
  Grace Mae Castle Colvin (1879 - 1978)*
  Lillie Birdie Colvin Weimer (1896 - 1993)*
  George Chauncy Colvin (1899 - 1971)*
  Vern Morris Colvin (1902 - 1984)*
  Marvin Franklin Colvin (1906 - 1997)*
  Wilmer M Colvin (1908 - 1968)*
  Harold E. Colvin (1913 - 1994)*
  William Thomas Colvin (1858 - 1932)
  Phoebe Jane Colvin Hahn (1862 - 1939)*
  Telith'a Anna Colvin Darrow (1862 - 1929)*
  Sarah Katherine Lees Gibeaut (1865 - 1925)*
  Charles Henry Lees (1866 - 1935)*
  Mary Eveline Lees Cunningham (1868 - 1949)*
  Edna Lees Dillard (1870 - ____)*
  LeRoy Leighton Lees (1872 - 1930)*
  Carrie Alice Lees Snideman (1878 - 1957)*
  Harry Edgar Lees (1878 - 1940)*
  Raymond Edgar Lees (1901 - 1971)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Memorial Gardens
Forest Grove
Washington County
Oregon, USA
Created by: Sharon
Record added: May 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14264702
William Thomas Colvin
Added by: Sharon
William Thomas Colvin
Added by: Sharon
William Thomas Colvin
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- Sharon
 Added: Oct. 3, 2010
Rest in peace
- Cori H
 Added: Oct. 2, 2010
Rest in peace.
- J. Bean
 Added: May. 13, 2006

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