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Male, born 1865-07-22, died 1921-09-07

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Easton, Louis B., Architect

Professional History


Principal, Lemont High School, Lemont, IL, c. 1893.

Principal, Louis B. Easton, Architect. In 1909, Easton had an office at 540 South Marengo Avenue in Pasadena. (SeePasadena, California, City Directory, 1909, np.) He is believed to have designed approximately 25 houses in the area, all in the Craftsman Style.

Easton moved to a farm in the vicinity of Anaheim, CA, where he died in 1921.



Special Student, Agriculture, University of Illinois, College of Science, Bloomington, IL, 1896-1898. (See University of Illinois Directory, 1916, [Champaign-Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1916], p. 187.)



Born in IL, Louis B. Easton resided in this state until just after the turn of the century. In 1900, he resided with his wife, two daughers and a boarder at 5916 South Boulevard in Chicago, IL. The boarder was another school teacher, Howard W. Howland (born 10/1865 un IL).

Easton moved to Pasadena, CA, in 1902. In 1909-1910, he lived and worked at 540 South Marengo Avenue. (See, Source Citation Year: 1910; Census Place: Pasadena Ward 3, Los Angeles, California; Roll: T624_86; Page: 11B; Enumeration District: 0297; FHL microfilm: 1374099, accessed 07/30/2018.) He and his family lived in Pasadena until about 1915.

An alumni directory for the University of Illinois in 1916, recorded that Easton lived in Anaheim, CA, managing his own pomegranite ranch. In 1920, the US Census recorded that Easton and his family lived on the West Street Road in Anaheim, CA. He died in Orange County, CA, on 09/07/1921 was laid to rest in the Oak Park Cemetery in Claremont, CA. (See, Source Citation Year: 1920; Census Place: Anaheim, Orange, California; Roll: T625_123; Page: 17A; Enumeration District: 53, accessed 07/30/2018.)


His mother was Jane Hibbard Carr (born 04/05/1836 in Haverhill, NH). She wed twice, the first time to Louis's father John Easton, on 04/11/1860 in Half Day, IL. He passed away early in life on 01/16/1876 in IL. Jane then married Horace A. Hinckley on 04/19/1883 in Waukegan, IL.

Jane and John Easton had two sons, Louis and Richard John Easton (born 05/16/1868-d. 09/02/1872). See, Edson I. Carr, The Carr Family Records, Embacing [sic] the Record of the First Families Who Settled in America and Their Descendants, with Many Branches Who Came to this Country at a Later Date, [Rockton, IL: Herald Printing House, 1894], p. 178.)


He wed Honor Hubbard (born 11/26/1868 in IL-d. 04/12/1960 in Los Angeles County, CA) on 12/25/1893 in McLean, IL. Honor Hubbard Easton outlived her husband by about 39 years. (See, Source Information Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015, accessed 07/30/2018.) Her parents were Juliana Frances Read (1829-1924) and Silas D. Hubbard (1821-1917).

After Louis's death in 1921, Honor continued to live in Anaheim and worked as a domestic servant (according to 1928 California Voter Registration records), By 1930, she lived on Palm Street, and operated the Easton Family citrus ranch with her children George and Mary. (See, Source Citation Year: 1930; Census Place: Anaheim, Orange, California; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 0014; FHL microfilm: 2339915, accessed 07/30/2018.)

She lived at 444 West 7th Street in Claremont, CA, in 1948. (See Claremont, California, City Directory, 1948, p. 488.)


He and Honor had six children: Jane (born c. 10/1894 in IL) and Helen (born 04/1898 in IL), Robert Hubbard (born c. 1900 in IL-d. 1961), George (born c. 1905 in CA-d. 1969), Honor (born c. 1906 in CA), and Mary A. (born c. 1907 in CA-d. 1992). According to voter records in 1930, Honor worked as a draftswoman in Anaheim, and was a registered Republican. (See, Source Citation California State Library; Sacramento, California; Great Register of Voters, 1900-1968, accessed 07/30/2018.)

George Easton attended Anaheim Union High School, and was listed in that school's yearbook as intending to attend the Oregon Agricultural College. (See Anaheim Union High School Yearbook, 1924, p. 148.)

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