|William Henry Earl, son of
Parr and William Henry Colborne, was born 2 May 1901 at Moore Township, Lambton
Leatha, daughter of Joseph Edwin Liddle and Hulda A Willan, was born 20 February 1901 at
Earl was an electrician.
Earl and Leatha were married 15 May 1926 in the home of an Methodist Episcople minister at
When Earl became a US citizen, he dropped the "William Henry" and continued his
life as "Earl Colborne". It's speculation to say that Earl dropped "William
Henry" from his name to further distance himself from his father - as if California
wasn't distance enough.
Lita was an only child. The religion she followed was Christian Science.
They had no children. Earl's sister Alta (Colborne) McEwen said that Lita didn't want to
have children and Earl accepted that. When Earl remarried, he found himself to be a
step-grandfather - it was something that he enjoyed.
Lita died of cancer 19 May 1973 and was cremated in the Pacific Crest Cemetery at
Earl remarried Mary Emma Chaudet on the 18 May 1974 at Torrance, California.
Mary, daughter of Jules Chaudet and Laure Santschi, was born 16 August 1907 at Denver,
Earl died from _________________ (cause) on _____________ 1988 and was buried
in the ____________________ cemetery at _____________________________.
Mary died from _________________ (cause) on ________________ (date) and was buried
in the ____________________ cemetery at ___________________. (city)