James W. Levi

Male18 November 1824–27 September 1888

Brief Life History of James W.

When James W. Levi was born on 18 November 1824, in Allen, Kentucky, United States, his father, Solomon Levi Jr, was 19 and his mother, Jane Richey, was 27. He married Nancy Anne Writesman on 10 February 1848, in Fishing River Township, Clay, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 27 September 1888, in Fishing River Township, Clay, Missouri, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Mosby, Clay, Missouri, United States.

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James W. Levi
Nancy Anne Writesman
Marriage: 10 February 1848
Mary J Levi
Queendella Levi
Margaret H. Levi
Frances Enoma Levi
James Harvey Levi
Elizabeth C. Levi

Sources (8)

  • James W Levi, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Levi, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • James W Levi, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1848Fishing River Township, Clay, Missouri, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 6

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.


    Age 22

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Amnon, Meir, Moshe, Arie, Avi, Dror, Haim, Yehuda, Doron, Dov, Haskel, Ilan.

    Jewish (Sephardic and Ashkenazic): variant of Levy .

    Italian: possibly also from the Biblical personal name Levi, from a Hebrew word meaning ‘joining’ (see Levy ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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