Enoch Leavitt 2nd OH Cav , Co H ; Res: ; Age: 18 ; Rank: Pvt, Cpl; Enl: 08/25/61; Must In: 10/08/61; Must out on 05/25/65
ENOCH LEAVITT, the son of Daniel D and Sophia (Freeman) Leavitt, was born 11 Sept 1844 in Ohio. He died on 4 Feb 1907 in Stearns County [MN Death Cert Index] and was buried in Eden Valley (Cemetery?), Minnesota.
He was married, on 24 June 1873, to JULIA A SMITH. She was born about June 1844 [1900 census], the daughter of Jacob and Lucinda (Atwater) Smith and died on 24 Aug 1927 in Thief River Falls, Pennington, MN [MN Death Index]. Following the death of her husband, Julia moved to St Paul to live with son Thomas.
While young, Enoch lived in Spencer, Medina, Ohio (perhaps his birth place). He moved to Minnesota between 1877-1880., living first in Morris, Stevens County, MN [1880 and 1885 censuses, 1890 Vet Schedule], and then to Eden Lake, Stearns, MN [1910 census], in the Eden Valley part of town, which lies in Meeker County. He was a farmer.
According to the 1900 and 1910 censuses, Julia had six children (only three seen with them in censuses):
I. MINNIE S LEAVITT, b. abt Feb 1877 in Ohio. Living in Thief River Falls, MN in 1930-1940 censuses, single, a school teacher.
II. EVETT A LEAVITT, b. Oct 1879 in MN. The name "Evett A" is seen on 1880 and 1885 MN censuses. Unknown at this time if he is the Edward Allen Leavitt born 3 Oct 1879 MN seen in later source suggestions on Ancestry.
III. THOMAS L LEAVITT, b. 4 Apr 1884 in MN; d. 7 July 1962 [CA Death Index]. Was married to JOSIE E. Lived in Eden Lake, Baker and St Paul, MN; Lowland and Crowfoot, Mountrail, North Dakota; and in California. Three children seen with them in census rec: 1. Kenneth N; 2. Helen C; 3. David L
His ancestry, according to LEAVITT Descendants of John Leavitt, the Immigrant, Through His Son, Josiah (page 77) was: Enoch (Daniel D, Enoch, Enoch, Joseph, Joseph, Josiah, John). The above birth and marriage dates for Enoch are from this source.