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Emory Earl Leonard (1916 - 2001)

Emory Earl (Pete) Leonard
Born in Oklahoma, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 4 Apr 1936 in Harper, Oklahoma, United Statesmap
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Father of [private daughter (unknown - unknown)] and
Died at age 84 in King, Washington, United Statesmap
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Emory Earl Leonard was born on September 18, 1916 in Oklahoma, United States, son of Earl Elmer Leonard (~1893–1976) and Bessie Gladys Barnett (1896–1960).

Pete married Verla Margaret Wetherholt (born on January 8, 1918 in Oklahoma; daughter of Herman Lloyd (Weatherholt) Wetherholt and Ardena (McGee) Wetherholt).

Pete died on June 24, 2001 in King, Washington, United States, aged 84.


  • 1920 Census: "1920 United States Federal Census"
    Year: 1920; Census Place: Center, Woodward, Oklahoma; Roll: T625_1489; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 231
    Ancestry Record 6061 #49548923 (accessed 3 April 2024)
    Emery Leonard (3), single son, in household of E E Leonard (26) in Center, Woodward, Oklahoma. Born in Oklahoma.
  • 1930 Census: "1930 United States Federal Census"
    Year: 1930; Census Place: Elk City, Beckham, Oklahoma; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 0007; FHL microfilm: 2341627
    Ancestry Record 6224 #39124773 (accessed 3 April 2024)
    Emery Leonard (13), single son, in household of Earl Leonard (37) at 209 North Van Buren Street, Elk City, Beckham, Oklahoma, USA. Born in Oklahoma.
  • Marriage: "Oklahoma, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1890-1995"
    Original data: Marriage Records. Oklahoma Marriages. Various Oklahoma County marriage collections
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 61379 #63615009 (accessed 3 April 2024)
    Earl E Leonard (21) marriage to Verla Wetherholt on 4 Apr 1936 in Harper, Oklahoma, USA.
  • 1940 Census: "1940 United States Federal Census"
    Year: 1940; Census Place: Waterford, Stanislaus, California; Roll: m-t0627-00353; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 50-63
    Ancestry Record 2442 #71807180 (accessed 3 April 2024)
    Earl E Leonard (24), married, Laborer, head of household in Waterford, Stanislaus, California. Born in Oklahoma.
  • 1950 Census: "1950 United States Federal Census"
    National Archives at Washington, DC; Washington, D.C.; Seventeenth Census of the United States, 1950; Year: 1950; Census Place: Tulare, Tulare, California; Roll: 2166; Page: 14; Enumeration District: 54-100
    Ancestry Record 62308 #261615978 (accessed 3 April 2024)
    Emery E Leonard (33), married, Service Station Operator, head of household in Tulare, Tulare, California, USA. Born in Oklahoma.
  • Death: "Washington Death Index, 1965-2014"
    FamilySearch Record: QLWM-FQKF (accessed 3 April 2024)
    Emory E Leonard death 24 Jun 2001 (age 84) in King, Washington, United States.
  • Memorial: Find a Grave (has image)
    Find A Grave: Memorial #124106850 (accessed 3 April 2024)
    Memorial page for Earl Emery “Pete” Leonard (18 Sep 1916-24 Jun 2001), citing Abbey View Memorial Park, Brier, Snohomish County, Washington, USA (plot: Lot 0208, Section GA, Grave 13); Maintained by Tom Oatney (contributor 48043581).

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"Pete" was my father-in-law. When he was born, he was taken to visit family members. His cousin looked at him & said, "Well, there's Pete!". The name stuck & he was called "Pete" all his life, even though his name was Earl.
posted 1 Mar 2010 by Jean (Hjort) Barnett
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