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WILLIAM LEAVEL & ELIZABETH RUTTER OF KIRTLING, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, ENGLAND


by Jane A. Leavell

Generation No. 1


1. WILLIAM LEAVEL was born Abt. 1755, and died January 11, 1820 in Kirtling, Cambridgeshire, England. He married ELIZABETH RUTTER December 23, 1777 in Kirtling, Cambridgeshire, England. She was born Abt. 1754, and died January 29, 1832 in Kirtling, Cambridgeshire, England.

Children of WILLIAM LEAVEL and ELIZABETH RUTTER are:
.....i......JAMES LEAVEL, b. June 14, 1778.
.....ii......WILLIAM LEAVEL, b. July 23, 1780.
2......iii......JOHN LEAVEL, b. February 13, 1785, England.
.....iv......RICHARD LEAVEL, b. February 13, 1785.
.....v......SAMUEL LEAVEL, b. April 08, 1787.
.....vi......SARAH LEAVEL, b. July 26, 1789.
.....vii......ELIZABETH RUTTER LEAVEL, b. October 23, 1791.
.....viii......JAMES LEAVEL, b. November 10, 1793.
3......ix......AMBROSE LEAVEL, b. September 18, 1796, Kirtling, Cambridgeshire, England.
.....x......MARY LEAVEL, b. June 23, 1799.

Generation No. 2

2. JOHN LEAVEL (WILLIAM) was born February 13, 1785 in England. He married ELIZABETH WOOLLARD November 25, 1810.

Children of JOHN LEAVEL and ELIZABETH WOOLLARD are:
.....i......JOHN LEVELL, b. 1811. Burial: August 04, 1849
4......ii......SAMUEL LEVELL, b. 1814; d. Abt. 1891.
.....iii......SARAH LEVELL, b. 1817; d. 1817.
5......iv......JONAS LEVELL, b. 1818; d. Abt. 1861.
6......v......AMBROSE LEVELL, b. 1821.
.....vi......RICHARD LEVELL, b. 1825. Burial: June 16, 1842
.....vii......WILLIAM LEVELL, b. 1833.

3. AMBROSE LEAVEL (WILLIAM) was born September 18, 1796 in Kirtling, Cambridgeshire, England. He married RHODA WRIGHT May 18, 1823 in Kirtling, Cambridgeshire, England.

Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Ridgeway, Iowa, Wisconsin; Roll: M432_999; Page: 405A; Image: 417.
Ambrose Level...52...Eng...farmer...$300
Rhoda Level...51...Eng
Ambrose Level...27...Eng
William Level...21...Eng
Jonah Level...12...Eng
Elizabeth Level...10...Eng
John Level...8...Eng

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Ridgeway, Iowa, Wisconsin; Roll: M593_1718; Page: 280B; Image: 564; Family History Library Film: 553217
Ambrose Level...72...England...farmer...$1570 real estate...$750 personal property
Rhoda Level...69...England
William Level...38...England...farmer
Mary Jane Level...27...NY...keeping house
Ann Level...5...Wisconsin
Charles Level...3...Wisconsin
Ellen Level...9/12...Wisconsin
Elizabeth Cutler...29...England...keeping house...$400 real property
Emma Cutler...8...Wisconsin

Children of AMBROSE LEAVEL and RHODA WRIGHT are:
.....i......SARAH WRIGHT LEVEL.
.....ii......AMBROSE LEVEL.
.....iii......BETSY LEVEL, d. August 14, 1828, Kirtley, Cambridgeshire, England.
.....iv......SUSAN LEVEL, d. May 18, 1836, Kirtley, Cambridgeshire, England.
.....v......ELIZABETH LEVEL, m. WILLIAM CUTLER, July 03, 1859.
.....vi......SAMUEL LEVEL, d. March 15, 1847, Kirtley, Cambridgeshire, England.
7......vii......WILLIAM LEVEL, b. August 01, 1829, Kirtley, Cambridgeshire, England.
.....viii......JOHN LEVEL, b. Abt. 1832.
8......ix......JAMES AMBROSE LEVEL, b. September 29, 1833, Kirtley, Cambridgeshire, England; d. August 03, 1903, Pierce County, Nebraska.
.....x......RHODA LEVEL, b. July 16, 1837, Kirtley, Cambridgeshire, England.
.....xi......JONAS LEVEL, b. Abt. 1839, England; d. November 13, 1862, LaGrang, Mississippi.

Generation No. 3

4. SAMUEL LEVELL (JOHN LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born 1814, and died Abt. 1891. He married JANE GINN October 14, 1843.
More About JANE GINN:
Burial: January 11, 1852

Children of SAMUEL LEVELL and JANE GINN are:
.....i......SARAH LEVELL, b. Abt. 1844; m. WILLIAM SHARPE, July 18, 1863.
9......ii......JAMES LEVELL, b. 1846; d. June 05, 1924.
.....iii......SUSAN LEVELL, b. 1848; m. DAVID MOTT, February 26, 1870.
.....iv......ELIZABETH LEVELL, b. 1851; d. 1852.

5. JONAS LEVELL (JOHN LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born 1818, and died Abt. 1861. He married SUSAN CHAMBERS May 05, 1844.
More About JONAS LEVELL:
Burial: February 10, 1861

Children of JONAS LEVELL and SUSAN CHAMBERS are:
.....i......RICHARD CHAMBERS LEAVEL, b. Abt. 1844.
.....ii......MARY LEAVEL, b. 1846.
.....iii......REUBEN LEAVEL, b. May 1848.
.....iv......SAMUEL LEAVEL, b. 1850.
.....v......WILLIAM LEAVEL, b. 1853.
.....vi......ANN LEAVEL.
.....vii......CHARLES LEAVEL.

6. AMBROSE LEVELL (JOHN LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born 1821. He married ELIZABETH BENTLEY May 13, 1848.

Children of AMBROSE LEVELL and ELIZABETH BENTLEY are:
.....i......SUSANNAH LEAVEL, b. Abt. 1848.
.....ii......MARY JANE LEAVEL, b. 1849.
.....iii......ELIZABETH LEAVEL, b. 1851.
.....iv......AMBROSE LEAVEL, b. 1856.
.....v......SARAH ANN LEVELL, b. 1858.
.....vi......JAMES THOMAS LEVELL, b. 1860.
.....vii......LUCY MATILDA JOANNE LEVELL, b. 1861.
.....viii......JAMES LEVELL, b. 1864.
.....ix......MINNIE MARIA LEVELL, b. 1864.
.....x......EMMELINE LEVELL, b. 1868.

7. WILLIAM LEVEL (AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born August 01, 1829 in Kirtley, Cambridgeshire, England and died 15 Sep 1871 Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin, USA. He married MARY JANE DICKINSON. She was born in Poughkeepsie, Duchess, New York and died 18 Apr 1922 in Washington state.

Name: William Level
Residence: Wisconsin
Enlistment Date: 14 Mar 1865
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Wisconsin
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Drafted to Company D, Wisconsin 6th Infantry Regiment on 14 Mar 1865.Mustered out on 14 Jul 1865.
Sources: Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Larene, Lincoln, Washington; Roll: 1747; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0040; FHL microfilm: 1241747.
Charles A. Level...37...Mar 1857...Wisc, Eng, NY...married 2 years...
Bertha Level...26...Nov.1873...IL, Germany, Germany
William A. Level...11/12...June 1899...Washington, Wisc, IL
Mary J. Level...57...Sept 1842...NY, Eng, Eng...3 children, 2 living...widowed
John H. Thompson...35...servant
Garrie Atchison...16...servant Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Hillyard, Spokane, Washington; Roll: T624_1669; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0207; FHL microfilm: 1375682.
Anna S. Carter...44...Wisc, England, NY...widowed...dressmaker, at home
William L. Carter...18...Wash, PA, Wisc...son...laborer, grocery
RyleCarter...14...Wash, PA, Wisc...son
Mary J. Level...67...NY, England, England...widowed...

Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Hillyard, Spokane, Washington; Roll: T625_1940; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 135; Image: 280.
Leslie Carter...28...Wash, PA, Wisc...male
Philip Carter...25...Wash, PA, Wisc...brother...
Mary J. Level...77...NY, England, England...widowed...grandmother
William F. Magner...24...IA, USA, NY...lodger
Everett Magner...21...IA, USA, NY...lodger

Name: Mary Jane Level
Gender: Female
Birth Date: abt 1843
Death Date: 18 Apr 1922
Age at Death: 79
Death Location: Hillyard, Spokane, Washington
Record Source: Washington State Death Records

She is buried in Lawn 23 of Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA findagrave.com memorial 98988664

Children of WILLIAM LEVELL and MARY DICKINSON are:
10......i......CHARLES A. LEVEL, b. March 13, 1867, Iowa County, Wisconsin; d. Davenport, Lincoln, Washington.
.....ii......ELEANOR MAY LEVEL, b. 1869, Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin.
.....iii......ANNA SCOTT LEVEL, b. May 18, 1865, Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin; died 29 Apr 1915 Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA; m. GLENN ELLSWORTH CARTER, August 29, 1886, Odebolt, Sac, Iowa. He was b. 04 Aug 1865 Corry, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA, and d. 2 Dec 1900 Spokane, Spokane, Washington. Per findagrave.com "He was married, thirty-five years old and a locomotive engineer, who lived in Hillyard. He was the son of J. B. and Mrs. (Merty) Carter. He died as the result of a railroad accident." They are in Lawn 23, Grp 7 of Greenwood Memorial Terrace, Spokane, Spokane, Washington. Five children. See Carter/Ames/Avery Family Tree at http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/26776649/person/1988826248

8. JAMES AMBROSE LEVEL (AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born September 29, 1833 in Kirtley, Cambridgeshire, England, and died August 03, 1903 in Pierce County, Nebraska. He married (1) SUSANNA GARRISON July 04, 1854 in Ridgeway, Iowa, Wisconsin, USA, daughter of JOHN GARRISON and MAHALA COLEMAN. She was born 1837 in Lawrence County, Indiana, and died June 26, 1861 in Iowa County, Wisconsin. He married (2) MARY ANN MITTS August 16, 1862 in Blue Mounds, Dane, Wisconsin, USA, daughter of AZARIAH MITTS and ALMIRA HARRINGTON. She was born April 16, 1842 in Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin, and died September 06, 1918 in Nemah, Sac, Iowa. James Level is buried in Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, Cedar, Nebraska, USA.

Bride's Name: Susan Garrison
Marriage Date: 24 Jul 1855
Marriage Place: Ridgeway, Iowa, Wisconsin
Groom's Father's Name: Ambrose Sewell[Levell]
Groom's Mother's Name: Roden Sewell [Levell]
Bride's Father's Name: John Garrison
Groom's Race: White
Bride's Race: White
SOURCE: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Indexing Project , (Batch) Number: M02587-7, System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy, Family History Library Source Film Number: 1266675, Reference Number: 02528
G.A.R.
31 WI INFANTRY CO C

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin; Roll M593_1718; Page: 47B; Image: 98; Family History Library Film: 553217.
James Level...35...England...farmer...$400
Mary Level...28...Wisconsin
John Level...14...Wisconsin...farm laborer
Sarah Level...11...Wisconsin
James Level...7...Wisconsin
Almira Level...4...Wisconsin

1880 Census Place Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
James Level... Self... M...Male... W...47...England, England, England
Mary A. Level... Wife...M...Female...W...38...Wisconsin, Kentucky, Tennessee
James Level... Son...S...Male...W...17...Wisconsin, England, Wisconsin
Almira Level... Dau...S...Female...W...14...Wisconsin, England, Wisconsin
Leonard Level... Son...S...Male...W...9...Wisconsin, England, Wisconsin
Jonas Level... Son...S...Male...W...5...Wisconsin, England, Wisconsin
Annie Level... Dau...S...Female...W...2...Wisconsin, England, Wisconsin
Mary Level... Dau...S...Female...W...3M...Wisconsin, England, Wisconsin 11......i......JOHN AMBROSE LEVEL, b. June 05, 1856, Iowa County, Wisconsin; d. May 12, 1924, Spokane, Spokane, Washington.
.....ii......LEONARD LEVELL, b. Abt. 1857.
12......iii......SARAH LEVEL, b. June 05, 1859, Dogeville, Iowa, Wisconsin; d. May 14, 1930, El Segunda, Los Angeles, California.

Children of JAMES LEVELL and MARY MITTS are:
.....iv......SHERMAN LEVEL.
13......v......JAMES WILLIAM LEVEL, b. June 01, 1863, Iowa County, Wisconsin.
.....vi......ALMIRA LEVEL, b. March 27, 1866, Iowa County, Wisconsin; d. 1952, Randolph, Cedar, Nebraska, USA; m. JAMES CALVIN WAGGONER, b. 1858, d. 1910. Buried as Elmira Waggoner in Randolph Cemetery, Randolph, Cedar, Nebraska per findagrave.com memorial page 89358627. James Waggoner is buried there, too.
.....vii......LEONARD A. LEVEL, b. September 14, 1871, Iowa County, Wisconsin; d. April 18, 1957, Chelan, Chelan, Washington, USA; m. ANNA BELLE BROOKS, daughter of William Brooks; b. 24 Aug 1871; d. 15 Feb 1951 in Chelan, Chelan, Washington. Anna is buried, with no tombstone, in the North Fraternal Plot of the Chelan Fraternal Cemetery, Chelan, Chelan, Washington, USA.

1910 census for Chelan, Chelan, Washington
Level, Leonard...39...Wisconsin...England...Wisconsin...farmer
...Annie...38...OR...TN...MO

..Leonard A. Level, 86, pioneer resident of the area, died Monday in chelan following a lingering illness.
..Mr. Level came to Chelan on horseback in 1888, later residing near Twisp.
..H was a member of the Twisp Grange, Chelan IOOF Lodge and past master of IOOF.
..He is survived by one brother, Joe Level of Seattle; and a nephew, Edward Level of Olympia.
..Services for Mr. Level were held at 2 o'clock this afternoon from the Rose Chapel with the Rev. J. J. Ellington officiating. Burial was in the Fraternal cemetery.

Washington Death Certificate
Name Leonard A. Level
Death date 15 Apr 1957
Death place Chelan, Chelan, Washington
Gender Male
Age at death 86 years
Estimated birth year 1871
Father name Unknown
Mother name Unknown
Film number 2033720
Digital GS number 4224512
Image number 1780
Reference number 10478

14......ix......ANNA MAY LEVEL, b. August 24, 1877, Dodgeville, Iowa, Wisconsin, USA; d. July 06, 1917, Bronson, Woodbury, Iowa, USA.
.....x......EDITH M. LEVEL, b. February 27, 1880; m. LUTHER CRISS; b. Abt. 1874, Nemaha, Sac, Iowa, USA.
.....xi......HELEN LEVEL, b. April 07, 1883, Sac County, Iowa.
15......xii......JOSEPH DALBY LEVEL, b. April 07, 1883, Sac County, Iowa; d. July 1977, Perry, Dallas, Iowa, USA.

Generation No. 4

9. JAMES LEVELL (SAMUEL, JOHN LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born 1846, and died June 05, 1924. He married SARAH WOOLLARD. She was born Abt. 1850 and buried April 3, 1937.

Children of JAMES LEVELL and SARAH WOOLLARD are:
16......i......ANNIE LEVELL, b. 1868.
.....ii......SAMUEL LEVELL, b. July 03, 1870; d. July 15, 1870.
.....iii......CAROLINE LEVELL, b. July 03, 1870; d. July 15, 1870.
.....iv......JESSIE MARK LEVELL, b. 1871; d. 1873. Burial: May 16, 1873
17......v......JOHN LEVELL, b. 1872.
18......vi......SAM LEVELL, b. 1874; d. May 03, 1959.
.....vii......JESSIE LEVELL, b. 1876; m. AMY FISHER, 1900.
19......viii......WILLIAM LEVELL, b. 1879.
.....ix......ALICE LEVELL, b. 1882; m. CECIL PREWER.
.....x......MARK LEVELL, b. 1883; d. September 30, 1916. Mark was killed in action in World War I.
.....xi......ELIZABETH LEVELL, b. 1887.

10. CHARLES A. LEVEL (WILLIAM, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born March 13, 1867 in Iowa County, Wisconsin, and died in 1960 in Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, USA. He married BERTHA MINNIE WILKE. She was born Nov. 1873 in Shelby County, Illinois and died 9 March 1956 in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA. Buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, USA.

Children of CHARLES LEVELL and BERTHA WILKE are:
.....i......WILLIAM AUGUST LEVEL, b. June 11, 1899, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, USA; d. August 31, 1977, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington.
.....ii......BURTON WILKE LEVEL, b. Abt. 1903, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington; d. September 19, 1995, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington. Buried: Mountainview Cemetery, Davenport, Lincoln County, Washington, USA.
20......iii......ELEANOR M. LEVEL, b. Abt. 1905.
.....iv......EDITH J. LEVEL, b. March 26, 1907, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington; d. Abt. November 1984, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington.

11. JOHN AMBROSE LEVEL (JAMES AMBROSE LEVEL, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born June 05, 1856 in Iowa County, Wisconsin, and died May 12, 1924 in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA. He married ELLA AGNES QUINN October 28, 1882 in Rathdrum, Kootenai, Idaho, USA. She was born September 02, 1865 in Grinnell, Powshiek, Iowa, USA.

Children of JOHN LEVEL and ELLA QUINN are:
.....i......MINNIE MAE LEVELL, b. February 04, 1884, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington; d. February 04, 1977, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada; m. WILLIAM DENTON MOFFATT, June 03, 1905, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, USA.
21......ii......JOHN AMBROSE LEVELL, b. September 25, 1889, Lincoln County, Washington; d. February 09, 1983, New York.
.....iii......ANNA LAURA LEVELL, b. November 09, 1889, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington; d. June 06, 1974; m. HERBERT SMITHEY, September 23, 1913.
22......iv......EDWARD ELDRIDGE LEVELL, b. April 07, 1894, Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, USA; d. October 18, 1955, Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA.

12. SARAH LEVEL (JAMES AMBROSE LEVEL, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born June 05, 1859 in Dogeville, Iowa, Wisconsin, USA, and died May 14, 1930 in El Segunda, Los Angeles, California. She married DANIEL O'DONAHUE July 20, 1887 in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA, son of FLORENZ O'DONAHUE and MARY HURLEY. He was born July 15, 1854, and died July 25, 1935.

Child of SARAH LEVELL and DANIEL O'DONAHUE is:
.....i......BLANCHE DARLING O'DONAHUE, b. January 31, 1897; d. July 08, 1986; m. FREDERICK MARSHALL KINCAID; b. January 14, 1893; d. May 09, 1973. Notes for BLANCHE DARLING O'DONAHUE: dting at MonDesir.net

13. JAMES WILLIAM LEVEL (JAMES AMBROSE LEVEL, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born June 01, 1863 in Iowa County, Wisconsin and died 23 Jul 1940 in Cherokee County, Iowa. He married MARY ANN LESHER, daughter of DAVID LESHER and ELIZABETH ?. They were divorced between the 1910 and 1920 census. She was born June 13, 1866, and died May 29, 1946. See a photo of Mary Ann Lesher Level's tombstone on the memorial page 94331221 at http://findagrave.com She's buried in Odebolt Cemetery, Odebolt, Sac County, Iowa, USA

Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Richland, Sac, Iowa; Roll T623_457; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 124.
James N Level...36...June 1863...Wisconsin, England, Wisconsin...married 15 years...well digger
Anna M Level...38...June 1866...PA, PA, PA...5 children, 5 living
Anna E Level...12...Mar 1888...IA, WS, PA
Frank M Level...9...Jul 1890...IA, WS, PA
Bugess C Level...7...Oct 1892...IA, WS, PA
Cloyd I Level...5...May 1895...IA, WS, PA
Ida M Level...1...IA, WS, PA

1910 Sac County, Iowa
James W. Level...46...Wisconsin...England...Wisconsin...laborer, ditching
Mary A. Level...43...PA...PA...PA
Burges Level...17...Iowa
Floye Level...14...IA
Ida Level...10...IA
Helen Level...6...IA
James Level...3...IA
Howard Level...11/12...Iowa

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Richland, Sac, Iowa; Roll T625_511; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 153; Image: 1007.
Mary A Level...53...divorced...none
Ida M Level...20...IA, WS, PA...teller, bank...dau
Helen M Level...15...IA, WS, PA...dau
James C Level...13...IA, WS, PA...son
Howard J Level...10...IA, WS, PA...son
William D Pultz...34...IA, WVA, IL...insurance...son-in-law
Anna L Pultz...31...IA, WS, PA...insurance...dau
Helen J Pultz...5... IA, IA, IA...granddau
Clois I Level...24...IA, WS, PA...son

1930 census for Denison, Crawford, Iowa
Cloid Level...39...IA, England, PA...head of household...white
Mary A. Level...63...PA...PA...PA
James Level...23...brother...Iowa...England...PA
William Level...21...brother...Iowa...England...PA
Benjamin F. Lesher...82...uncle...PA...PA...PA

Source Citation: Year: 1940; Census Place: Cherokee, Cherokee, Iowa; Roll: T627_1147; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 18-6.
James W. Level, 75, born Wisconsin, divorced, never attended school, is an inmate in the Cherokee State Hospital for the Insane

Original data: Iowa, Deaths and Burials, 1850-1990. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
Name: James W. Level
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Divorced
Age: 77
Birth Date: 1863
Birth Place: Wisconsin
Death Date: 23 Jul 1940
Death Place: Cherokee County, Iowa
FHL Film Number: 1433315
Reference ID: Item 2 p 118

Children of JAMES LEVELL and MARY LESHER are:
.....i......HELEN MARGARET LEVEL, m. ROBERT MASON COOK.
.....ii......JAMES CORNELIUS LEVEL.
23......iii......ANNIE ELIZA LEVEL, b. March 25, 1888.
.....iv......FRANK MARSHALL LEVEL, b. July 27, 1890 in Iowa, d. 23 Feb 1957 in Solano County, California, USA.
24......v......BURGESS COLEMAN LEVEL, b. October 21, 1892.
25......vi......CLOYD IRWIN LEVEL, b. May 23, 1895.
.....vii......IDA MAE LEVEL, b. May 08, 1899.
26......viii......JOHN HOWARD LEVEL, b. February 06, 1909, Odebolt, Sac, Iowa, USA; d. September 06, 1949, Martinez, Contra Costa, California, USA.


13A. JONAS ELBERT LEVEL (JAMES AMBROSE LEVEL, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM), b. December 26, 1874, Iowa County, Wisconsin and d. 11 Mar 1956 Los Angeles County, California, USA. He m. ETHEL A. BROWN, b. about 1886 Nebraska.

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Ord Ward 2, Valley, Nebraska; Roll: T624_856; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 0237; FHL microfilm: 1374869.
Jonah Level...33...Wisconsin, England, Wisconsin...
Ethel A. Level...24...Nebraska, IL, IL...
Zelle Level...4...Nebraska, Wisconsin, Nebraska...
George W. Level...3...Nebraska, Wisconsin, Nebraska
Hiram W. Brown...65...OH, PA, OH...widowed...father-in-law...

Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Long Beach, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T625_104; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 82; Image: 459.
Jonas E. Level...45...Wisconsin, England, Wisconsin...married...
Belle N. Level...14...Nebraska, Wisconsin, Nebraska
George W. Level...12...Nebraska, Wisconsin, Nebraska

Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Long Beach, Los Angeles, California; Roll: 129; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 1069; Image: 8.0; FHL microfilm: 2339864.
Johnas E. Level...55...Wisc, England, Wisc...married at 29...pie maker, pie shop
Ethel A. Level...43...Nebraska, IL, IL...married at 19...pie maker, pie shop
George W. Level...23...Nebraska, Wisc, Nebraska...salesman, automobile

Children of JONAS LEVEL and ETHEL BROWN:
.....i.....ZELLE N. LEVEL, b. abt. 1906 Nebraska. She m. WILLIAM W. LAMPE 28 Oct 1950 in Los Angeles County, California.
.....ii.....GEORGE W. LEVEL , b. abt. 1907 Nebraska

14. ANNA MAY LEVEL (JAMES AMBROSE LEVEL, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born August 24, 1877 in Dodgeville, Iowa County, Wisconsin, and died July 06, 1917 in Bronson, Woodbury County, Iowa. She married GEORGE CRICHTON February 21, 1894 in Sac City, Iowa.

Children of ANNA LEVELL and GEORGE CRICHTON are:
.....i......CLARA BELL CRICHTON.
.....ii......VERN JAMES CRICHTON.
.....iii......RALPH LEVELL CRICHTON.
.....iv......HELEN ELLA CRICHTON.
.....v......ANNA MAY CRICHTON.
.....vi......DONALD ELBERT CRICHTON.

15. JOSEPH DALBY LEVEL (JAMES AMBROSE LEVEL, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born April 07, 1883 in Sac County, Iowa, and died July 1977 in Perry, Dallas, Iowa. He married MARY A. THORPE Abt. 1906. She was born Abt. 1886 in Iowa.

1910 census - Delaware, Sac, Iowa
Joseph D Level...27...IA, England, Wisconsin...general farmer
May Level...24...IA, MO, NY
Agnes L Level...2...IA
Joseph P Level...8/12...IA
Mary A Level...69...Wisconsin
Lillian M Thorpe...21...IA...sister-in-law

WORLD WAR I DRAFT REGISTRATION CARD
Name: Joseph Dalby Level
Sac City
County: Sac
State: Iowa
farming for Charles Hicks of Nemeha, IA
contact: Mrs. Mary Ann Level of Sac City
DOB: 7 Apr 1883
Race: White
Medium height/build, brown eyes, black hair

Children of JOSEPH LEVEL and MARY THORPE are:
.....i......AGNES LUCILLE LEVEL born about 1908 Sac County, Iowa, USA. She married WILLIS R. NASON.
.....ii......JOSEPH PAUL LEVEL born 11 Aug 1909 Sac County, Iowa, USA.
.....iii.....VERNICE IMOGENE LEVEL born 8 March 1911 Sac County, Iowa, USA, married ARTHUR HANNASCH.

Generation No. 5

16. ANNIE LEVELL (JAMES, SAMUEL, JOHN LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born 1868. She married FRANK BRADFORD.

Children of ANNIE LEVELL and FRANK BRADFORD are:
.....i......NELLIE BRADFORD.
.....ii......WILLIAM BRADFORD.
.....iii......ERNEST BRADFORD.

17. JOHN LEVELL (JAMES, SAMUEL, JOHN LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born 1872. He married ALICE SHARPE.

Children of JOHN LEVELL and ALICE SHARPE are:
.....i......PERCY LEVELL.
.....ii......FRANK LEVELL.

18. SAM LEVELL (JAMES, SAMUEL, JOHN LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born 1874, and died May 03, 1959. He married ALICE SARGENT September 26, 1895 in Dalham, England. She was born 1877.

Children of SAM LEVELL and ALICE SARGENT are:
27......i......GEORGE JAMES LEVELL, b. 1896; d. 1965.
.....ii......EDITH ANNIE LEVELL, b. 1897.
.....iii......ELSIE LEVELL, b. 1898.
.....iv......EDWARD LEVELL, b. 1900.
.....v......SELINA LEVELL, b. 1903.
.....vi......EDITH FLORENCE LEVELL, b. 1906; d. 1944; m. ? MARSH.
.....vii......SAMUEL MARK LEVELL, b. 1908; d. 1982; m. ? HILLS.
.....viii......CLAUDE LAWRENCE LEVELL, b. 1910; d. 1980; m. ? BEASLEY.

19. WILLIAM LEVELL (JAMES, SAMUEL, JOHN LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born 1879. He married SUSAN DODD March 22, 1902.

Child of WILLIAM LEVELL and SUSAN DODD is:
.....i......ARTHUR WILLIAM LEVELL, b. 1902.

20. ELEANOR M. LEVEL (CHARLES A., WILLIAM, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born Abt. 1905. She married ? SMITH.
.....
Child of ELEANOR LEVEL and ? SMITH is:
.....i......BURTON K. SMITH.

21. JOHN AMBROSE LEVELL (JOHN AMBROSE, JAMES AMBROSE LEVEL, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born September 25, 1889 in Lincoln, Washington, and died February 09, 1983 in New York. He married GRACE LORETTA MURPHY.

Child of JOHN LEVELL and GRACE MURPHY is:
.....i......ELEANOR LEVELL, b. New York; m. JAMES LARKIN.

22. EDWARD ELDRIDGE LEVELL (JOHN AMBROSE, JAMES AMBROSE LEVEL, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born April 07, 1894 in Davenport, Lincoln, Washington, USA, and died October 18, 1955 in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA. He married EMMA GRACE OGDEN November 30, 1917 in Spokane, Spokane, Washington. She was born July 13, 1901 in Bozeman, Gallatin, Montana, USA and died 07 Sep 1983 Spokane, Spokane, Washington. At findagrave.com see photo of their shared tombstone from Fairmount Memorial Park, Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA.

Who's Who in American Law. First edition. Wilmette, IL:
Marquis Who's Who, 1978. (WhoAmL 1)
Who's Who in American Law. Second edition. Wilmette, IL:
Marquis Who's Who, 1979. (WhoAmL 2)
Who's Who in the West. 14th edition, 1974-1975. Wilmette, IL:
Marquis Who's Who, 1974. (WhoWest 14)

Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Jocko, Sanders, Montana; Roll: T625_975; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 190; Image: 527. January 9, 1920
Edward Level...25...Washington, Wisconsin, Iowa...rents home...railway clerk
Grace Level...25...Montana, Utah, Iowa
Edward Level...1/12...Montana, Washington, Montana

Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Spokane, Spokane, Washington; Roll: 2518; Page: 21B; Enumeration District: 0106; Image: 786.0; FHL microfilm: 2342252.
Edward E. Level...36...Washington, don't know, don't know...owns home worth $800...clerk, railroad
Grace Level...35...Montana, Minnesota, Montana...
Edward Level...10...Montana, Washington, Montana
Janey Level...2...Washington, Washington, Montana

Original data: Washington, Death Certificates, 1907-1960. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013.
Name: Edward E . Level
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Age: 61
Estimated birth year: abt 1894
Death Date: 18 Oct 1955
Death Place: Spokane, Spokane, Washington
Father: John Level
Mother: Ella Quinn
Spouse: Grace Level
FHL Film Number: 2033540
Reference ID: 19859

Children of EDWARD LEVELL and EMMA OGDEN are:
28......i......EDWARD ELDRIDGE LEVELL.
29......ii......JANET GRACE LEVELL.

23. ANNIE ELIZA LEVELL (JAMES WILLIAM, JAMES AMBROSE LEVEL, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born March 25, 1888. She married WILLIAM PULTZ.

Child of ANNIE LEVELL and WILLIAM PULTZ is:
.....i......HELEN LEVELL.

24. BURGESS COLEMAN LEVEL (JAMES WILLIAM, JAMES AMBROSE LEVEL, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born October 21, 1892 in Iowa. He married MAE FRANCES SEABURG, born 16 Jul 1897 Fargo, Cass, North Dakota, died 01 Dec 1971. She's buried in Greenwood Cemetery but with no tombstone photo at findagrave.com yet. Plot: Block 209, Lot 2, gr 1 of Greenwood Cemetery, Park Rapids, Hubbard County, Minnesota. Inscription: "BURGESS LEVEL, Minnesota, CPL US Army, World War I" and then birth and death dates. See findagrave.com photo

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARD
Name: Burgess Level
City: Not Stated
County: Clay State: Minnesota
Birthplace: Hull, Iowa;United States of America
Birth Date: 21 Oct 1892
Race: Caucasian
Roll: 1675388
DraftBoard: 0
railroad brakeman
single

Child of BURGESS LEVEL and MAE F. ? is:
.....i......BURT JOHN LEVEL b. 22 June 1924 North Dakota, died 25 Oct 1997. Burial: Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, Riverside, California, USA--Plot: 48, 0, 1107.

25. CLOYD IRWIN LEVEL (JAMES WILLIAM, JAMES AMBROSE, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born May 23, 1895 in Odebolt, Sac, Iowa, USA. He married ETHELDA R. SWARTZWOOD about 1932. He d. 07 Jun 1977 in Hales Corners, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. Buried in Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Children of CLOYD LEVEL and ETHELDA SWARTZWOOD are:
.....i......PHYLLIS LEVEL.
.....ii......EDWIN LEVEL.
.....iii......ROGER LEVEL.

26. JOHN HOWARD LEVEL (JAMES WILLIAM, JAMES AMBROSE, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born February 06, 1909 in Odebolt, Sac, Iowa, USA, and died September 06, 1949 in Martinez, Contra Costa, California, USA. John is buried in Plot: A-1 1 of Saint Catherine of Siena Cemetery, Martinez, Contra Costa, California. He married LEONE ELIZABETH LAKERS, daughter of HENRY LAKERS and ANNA HERBST. She was born March 14, 1914 in Manila, Crawford, Iowa, USA, and died February 06, 1989 in Napa County, California.

Name: Leone E Level
Gender: Female
Residence State: California
Spouse: Clifford L Bertoncini
Spouse residence state: California
Marriage Date: 14 Jun 1971
Marriage City: Carson City
Officiant Type: Religious celebrant
Recorded Date: 2 Jul 1971
Recorded City: Carson City

Ancestry.com. California, Divorce Index, 1966-1984 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007 says Leone and Clifford got divorced in Sacramento, Feb 1973

Ancestry.com. California, Death Index, 1940-1997 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
Name: Leone E Bertoncini [Leone E Lakers]
Social Security #: 480263189
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 14 Mar 1914
Birth Place: Iowa
Death Date: 5 Feb 1989
Death Place: Napa
Mother's Maiden Name: Herbst
Father's Surname: Lakers

Children of JOHN LEVELL and LEONE LAKERS are:
.....i......NANCY IDA LEVEL, b. Martinez, Contra Costa, California; m. LARRY MAX BURDETT.
.....ii......MARY ANN LEVEL, b. Martinez, Contra Costa, California; m. DONALD MORRIS.
.....iii......LYNN HELEN LEVEL, b. Martinez, Contra Costa, California; m. ROBERT LUREN GRIFFITH.
.....iv......ELIZABETH LEONE LEVEL, b. December 12, 1944, Martinez, Contra Costa, California; d. 1995, Napa, California.

Generation No. 6

27. GEORGE JAMES LEVELL (SAM, JAMES, SAMUEL, JOHN LEAVEL, WILLIAM) was born 1896, and died 1965. He married FLORENCE EDITH FOREMAN December 26, 1923. She was born 1900.

Child of GEORGE LEVELL and FLORENCE FOREMAN is:
.....i......VICTOR JAMES LEVELL, b. October 17, 1936; d. 1977; m. ? CHINNERY.

28. EDWARD ELDRIDGE LEVELL (EDWARD ELDRIDGE, JOHN AMBROSE, JAMES AMBROSE, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) He married (1) HELEN IRENE HAYDEN in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, USA. He married (2) SHIRLEY HEDBERG December 07, 1957.

Child of EDWARD LEVELL and HELEN HAYDEN is:
.....i......EDWARD ELDRIDGE LEVELL, b. September 02, 1953, Chelan County, Washington; d. September 08, 1996, Kettle Falls, Stevens, Washington, USA; m. CONNIE ?.

29. JANET GRACE LEVELL (EDWARD ELDRIDGE, JOHN AMBROSE, JAMES AMBROSE, AMBROSE LEAVEL, WILLIAM) She married STANTON LYLE BERNHART September 02, 1947 in Missoula, Montana. He was born in Harrison, Idaho.


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