John Thomas LEVETT

Date of Birth: 
c 1857
Date of Death: 
1 Apr 1924

John was born in England.

He married Anne/Annie Murphy (born in 1859 in Ireland) in 1885.

They had four daughters & three sons. All three sons served in WW1. Francis was killed in Palestine, & Thomas was invalided home with a severe head wound. Two son-in-laws, Norman Harris & Dominic O'Donoghue also served in WW1.

John started out as a club steward in Wellington. In 1894 he was declared bankrupt. He was then a hotelkeeper in Foxton & Palmerston Nth. At one stage, around 1915, he was the publican at the Grand Hotel in Levin.

A son-in-law Timothy Kearins was a farmer in Weraroa.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
John Thomas Levett, Anne/Annie Murphy, Frances Mabel (Isabella) Levett, Norman George Harris, Margaret Levett, Timothy Kearins, Francis John Levett, Augutine Levett, Jenny (Jennie) Fortnam, Thomas Joseph Levett, Jessie Laurie Cargill Kirkcaldy, Kathleen Mary Levett, Patrick Kearins, Marion Levett, Dominic Henry Fitzroy O'Donoghue, Marjory May Williamson.