Saturday, May 2, 2015

Cabinet Photograph of Emily C. (White) Leavitt of Eastport, Maine

Cabinet photograph of Emily C. (White) Leavitt, wife of Samuel Dean Leavitt of Eastport, Maine.  The photograph was taken by the Loring Studio at Eastport, Maine.   Identification on reverse:

Emily's photograph was found with two other Leavitt family photographs:
  1. Benjamin Brackett Leavitt, father of Emily's husband Samuel Dean Leavitt
  2. Amy White Leavitt, Emily's daughter with husband Samuel Dean Leavitt
Emily C. (White) Leavitt was born October 31, 1836 at Londonderry, New Hampshire, daughter of Reuben and Rachel (Corning) White.  On August 7, 1860 in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, Emily married Samuel Dean Leavitt, son of Benjamin Brackett Leavitt and Harriet (Lamprey) Leavitt.  

Samuel was a leading citizen of Eastport, a lawyer, insurance broker, mayor, legislator and Customs Director, as well as serving on the board of several institutions.  His photograph and biography are included in The Biographical Review,  Containing Life Sketches of Leading Citizens of Somerset, Piscataquis, Hancock, Washington and Aroostook Counties, Maine, Volume XXIX.

Samuel Dean Leavitt died March 9, 1901; Emily survived him.  If you have corrections and/or additions to the information above, please leave a comment or contact me directly.

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