Charles Leveque

MaleAugust 1835–24 April 1908

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Leveque was born in August 1835, in Camden East, Camden East Township, Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada, his father, Thomas Noel Leveque, was 48 and his mother, Magdeleine Landry, was 48. He had at least 3 sons and 6 daughters with Julia Sampeer. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Owosso, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States in 1908. He died on 24 April 1908, in Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Owosso Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Leveque
Julia Sampeer
Francis Laveck
Mary Levick
Mary A. Leveck
Angeline Laveck
Thomas Levick
Agnes Leveck
Hannah M. Leveck
Charles Laveck
Julia A. Leveck

Sources (27)

  • Charles Levick, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charles Laveck, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Charles Leveque in entry for Francis Leveque, "Canada, Ontario Roman Catholic Church Records, 1760-1923"

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1848 · State Capital Moves to Lansing

Age 13

Detroit fought to maintain the Capitol within its jurisdiction, but communities in the growing western part of the state had reasons for wanting a move inland. This move would make the Capitol more easily defensible in case of another war between the British and the U.S. like that of the War of 1812. Proponents of moving the capitol also sought to make the government more accessible to the people throughout the state. Construction began in 1847 on a temporary state capitol building in Lansing. It was a simple two-story wood frame structure, painted white with green wooden shutters and topped by a tin cupola. The building was sold when the permanent capitol building opened in 1879 and, like the first capitol, it was later destroyed by a fire in 1882.

1868 · The Railroad Refrigerator Car

Age 33

During the mid-19th century, attempts were made to ship perishable products by rail. The Western Railroad of Massachusetts was the first to experiment with the concept, but it was only functional in cold weather. In 1868, William Davis, of Detroit, patented a refrigerator car that used a frozen mixture of ice and salt to keep everything cold for shipment. It could be used in all weather and in all seasons. He sold the design to George H. Hammond, a Detroit meat packer, who built a set of cars to transport his products to Boston using ice from the Great Lakes for cooling.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Marcel, Henri, Andre, Antoine, Auguste, Edouard, Emile, Germaine, Lucien, Marie-France, Yves.

French (Lévêque): variant of Lévesque (see Levesque ).

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

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