GEORGE M LEAVITT 1st NH H.Art , Co B; Res: Concord, NH; Age: 18; Rank: Pvt; Enl: 10/15/63; Must In: 10/15/63; Mustered out on 9/11/1865
GEORGE M LEAVITT was born on 12 Jan 1848 [grave] in Pittsfield, NH, the son of Benjamin F and Sarah A (Foot) Leavitt. He died on 25 June 1930 in Boston [MA Death Index], and was buried in the Leavitt Cemetery in Chichester, NH.
He was married to RACHEL N HOOK, the daughter of Henry and Parna (Locke) Hook. She was born on 10 June 1850 in Chichester, NH [NH death rec] and died on 27 July 1902 in Pittsfield, NH [death rec]. She was buried in the Leavitt Cemetery.
George lived early in Pittsfield, NH and had moved with his parents to Chichester by 1860. He was back there by 1900, he and his son Henry running a billiard saloon. He went to Centre Barnstead in 1906, and then to Concord a couple of years later. He had a liquor store on North Main St in the 1910's. He left the city for Somerville, MA by 1929, where he died a year later.
George and Rachel had six children [1900 census]: i. HENRY F LEAVITT, b. 20 Feb 1867 in Concord, NH [death rec]; d. 12 Oct 1920 in Concord [death rec]. Marr. Ethel Smith. They were divorced. Henry is buried in Leavitt Cemetery, Chichester.
ii. IDA JANE LEAVITT, b. 3 Jan 1869 in Chichester, NH [birth rec]; d. 1954. She married ELWOOD CHRISTOPHER in 1888, but they divorced in 1897. She moved to Boston, MA, seen as a teacher in 1930.
iii. GEORGIA DEAN LEAVITT, b. 9 Nov 1872 [grave] in Chichester [NH marr rec; 1880 census says CAN]; d. 19 Apr 1951. Marr JOHN F HAWLEY (b. 14 Aug 1866; d. 29 May 1932). Both are buried in the George Leavitt plot in Leavitt Cemetery, Chichester.
iv. SARAH "SADIE" FRANCES LEAVITT; b. ca 20 July 1875 [based on age at death; family monument errs in calculation, puts birth as 8/20/75 ] in Toronto, Canada [Pittsfield vr; 1880 census says CAN]; d. in Pittsfield on 8 Sept 1885 , aged 10 yrs, 1 mo, 19 days [Pittsfield VR]
v. ARTHUR MANZIE LEAVITT, b. 28 Sept 1880 [grave]; d. 3 Aug 1965 [grave]
vi. VIOLET L LEAVITT, b. 18 Nov 1885 in Pittsfield, NH [NH birth rec]; Marr ALBERT PAGE 28 June 1908 in Pittsfield.
Below are stones in the George Leavitt plot, Leavitt Cemetery in Chichester, NH.
George's ancestry, according to the LEAVITT Descendants of Thomas Leavitt, the Immigrant, 1616-1696, and Isabella Bland, pg 105/175, was: George M (Benjamin F, John, Jonathan, Jonathan, Thomas, Hezron, Thomas)