Smith Cemetery ~ John Jacob Leveck ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Leveck, John Jacob
LAST: Leveck FIRST: John MID: Jacob
BORN: 15 Aug 1871 DIED: 9 Jun 1935 BURIED: 12 Jun 1935 (Smith Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Red Wing, Goodhue Co., Minnesota
DEATH PLACE: Monmouth, Polk Co., Oregon
1900 OR CENSUS - John J. Leveck, age 28, single, occupation farm laborer, b. Aug 1871 in Minnesota, is enumerated as a servant in the home of Benjamin Smith, age 60, occupation farmer, b. May 1849 in Missouri, and wife Rachel Smith (married 36 years), age 52, mother of 2, b. Nov 1845 in Illinois, along with their daughter Merry E. Smith, age 33, single, b. Apr 1867 in Oregon.
MARRIAGE - John J. Leveck & Mary E. Smith md 14 Dec 1902, Polk Co, Oregon
John J. Leveck, husband of Mary E. Leveck, died suddenly at their home on the Luckiamute, Sunday morning, June 9, 1935, about 5:00 am. Mr Levck was born in Redwing, Minn, August 15, 1871. He came to Oregon when only 19 years of age and had lived continuously in the Lewisville community ever since. He resided on the B.F. Smith homestead for 40 years previous to his passing. He was married to Miss Mary E. Smith, December 14, 1902, at ther home of her parents, the late Mr and Mrs B.F. Smith. To this union was born one son, who died in infancy. Mr Leveck is survived by his widow; one sister, Mrs Msary Burns of St Paul, Minn; several nieces and nephews and ahost of friends. He ttended Dallas College in 1901. He had been a member of the Evangelical church for a number of years. He was one of the community’s most progressive farmers and a loyal citizen. The funeral was held at the Lewisville church Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o’clock. The services were conducted by C.P. Gates of Portland, district superintendent of the Evangelical church, and Rev E.A. Fogg, local pastor. Pallbearers were Vern Osborn, Percy Lewis, Claude Hoisington, Rufus Dodge, Laird Lindeman and Ernest Hoisington. Mrs Ethel Osborn and Miss Dorothea Boyer sang and Miss Mattie Swann was at the organ. Mr Leveck’s nephew Roy Burns and wife of St Paul, Minn, were among those present.
Itemizer Observer, Thursday, June 13, 1935, 1:5
John J.

[shares marker with Mary E. Leveck]
OSBH DC (Polk County 1935) #67 
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Luckiamute, ED 176, sheet 3B)
Polk Co, Oregon Marriage Records, Vol 6
Itemizer Observer, 13 June 1935, 1:5
ROW: 34-7