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L. C. Earle (young)

L. C. Earle undated

L. C. Earle - Studio

Helen Harmon (young)

Helen C. Harmon (wife)

Ray & Larry Earle (sons)

John Edward Earle (father)

Mary Melvina Dorset (mother)

Painting of L. C.'s Mother
Mary Melvina (Dorset) Earle

LETTER: John E. Earle
to his wife, Mary - 1842


Interesting Associations

Grand Rapids Home

Montclair, NJ Home

Earle Family Gravesite

Edward Earle Gravestone
(Grandfather of Lawrence)


Earle Family Gravesite

Fulton Street Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Michigan

The following members of the EARLE family are buried in this family plot marked only by this large granite boulder.

  • John E. EARLE (1800-1874) (not certain, presumed)
  • Mary M. (DORSET) EARLE (1819-1896)
  • James Dorset EARLE (1843-1909)
  • Lawrence C. EARLE (1845-1921)
  • Melvina M. (Kate) EARLE (1847-1930)
  • Emily Augusta (Emma) EARLE (1850-1917)

The gravesite is on the west side of the cemetery, not too far north of the West entrance road.


*Thanks to Dr. J. Gray Sweeney for permission to use material from
Artists of Grand Rapids 1840-1980, J. Gray Sweeney; Grand Rapids, 1981:
The Grand Rapids Art Museum, The Grand Rapids Public Museum

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