James W. Levi

18 November 1824–27 September 1888 (Age 63)
Allen City, Floyd, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary 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
Queen Billie Levi
Margaret H. Levi
Frances Enoma Levi
James Harvey Levi
Elizabeth C. Levi

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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.
1829 · Missouri State Library
Age 5
The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
Age 22
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Jewish (Sephardic and Ashkenazic): see Levy .

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

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  • James W Levi, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James W Levi, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James W Levi, "United States Census, 1850"

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