John Leavy

Male 1843 - 1928  (84 years)


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  • Name John Leavy 
    Born 17 Jun 1843  Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 1 Nov 1843  St. Michael's, Corkery, Huntley township, Carleton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Confirmation 5 Aug 1880  St. Peter Celestine, Pakenham Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Emigration 1883  Canada to the US Find all individuals with events at this location 
    To North Dakota 
    Godparents Michael Curry and Margaret Walton 
    Religion Roman Catholic 
    Died 18 Feb 1928  Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Calvary Cemetery, Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I721  Moran
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2015 

    Father John Leavy,   b. 1801, Co. Longford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Apr 1881, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Jane Byrne,   b. 1811, Co. Longford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. About 1891, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Farry,   b. 1 Jan 1837, Co. Fermanagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1913, Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 08 Apr 1860  Fitzroy Harbour Mission Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Probably married at home, in Pakenham, and marriage later recorded in register for Fitzroy Harbour Mission.
    Witnesses Daniel Smith, C. Grady and Mary Mantle 
    Census 1861  Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Head of household is John Levre [mistranscription], age 23, born Ontario, RC, Labourer. With wife Mary, age 23, born Ireland, and son Thomas, age 1.  
    Census 1881  Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Head of household is John Levi, age 41, born Ontario, Catholic, Irish, Farmer. With wife Mary, age 40, born Ireland, Catholic, Irish; and children (all born Ontario) Thomas (20), Peter (18), James (16), Michael F. (14), Albert E. (12), John Hy (9), Ellen (6), and Elizabeth (4).  
    Census 1900  Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Head of household is John Levi, age 63, born Canada, father born Ireland, mother born Ireland, emigrated 1883, occupation: Janitor. With wife Mary, age 63, born Ireland; son Albert, born Canada Feb 1864, occupation Laborer R Road; son John, born Canada May 1870, occupation Janitor; and daughter Lizzie, born Canada September 1877, occupation Music Teacher.  
    Census 1910  Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Head of household is John Levi, age 72, born Can. English, father born Ire. English, mother born Ire. English, occupation: Janitor at a public school. With wife Mary, age 72, born Ireland (Ire. English), father and mother born Ire. English; son Albert, age 38, born Can. English, occupation Drayman; daughter Elizabeth, age 27, born Can. English, occupation Music Teacher; and brother-in-law John Ferry [Farry], age 64, born Can. English, occupation Farmer. 
    Census 1920  Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Head of household is John Levi, age 81, widowed, emigrated 1883, naturalized 1889, born Canada, father born Ireland, mother born Ireland, occuption: none. Lives alone, but apparently very near (next door to?) son Thomas Levi (Family 19, John Levi listed as Family 20). 
    Children 
     1. Thomas Leavy,   b. Oct 1860, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1944, Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
     2. Peter Leavy,   b. Apr 1862, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. James Leavy,   b. 1864, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Michael Francis Leavy,   b. 28 Dec 1865, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1939, Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     5. Albert Edward Leavy,   b. 01 Feb 1869, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955, Manvel, Grand Forks, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     6. John Henry Leavy,   b. 02 May 1871, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. William Alexander Leavy,   b. Jun 1874, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1877, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)
     8. Ellen Leavy,   b. 1875, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Elizabeth Leavy,   b. Sep 1877, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Bridget Mary Leavy,   b. 15 May 1878, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1880, Pakenham, Lanark Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Family ID F763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S71] Register of St. Michael's, Corkery, Huntley.

    2. [S304] Register of Confirmation, Pakenham and Fitzroy Harbour, 1866-1916.

    3. [S87] Fitzroy Harbour Register.

    4. [S200] 1861 Census Returns, Pakenham Township, Lanark County, Ontario, Robert E. Sargeant and J.R. Ernest Miller, (Kingston Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society), 22.

    5. [S72] 1881 Census of Canada.

    6. [S118] 1900 United States Federal Census.
      1900 United States Federal Census, North Dakota, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Ward 5, District 70, Family Number 291.

    7. [S106] 1910 United States Federal Census.
      1910 United States Federal Census, North Dakota, Grand Forks, Grand Forks Ward 6, District 102, Family Number 322.

    8. [S105] 1920 United States Federal Census.
      1920 United States Federal Census, North Dakota, Grand Forks, Ferry, District 52, Family Number 20.