Miranda Leavell

7 December 1827–21 February 1896 (Age 68)
Henry, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Miranda

When Miranda Leavell was born on 7 December 1827, in Henry, Indiana, United States, her father, Ezekial Clay Leavell, was 54 and her mother, Nancy L. Wood, was 37. She married Samuel Whisler on 22 September 1846, in Henry, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Udell, Appanoose, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Appanoose, Iowa, United States in 1895. She died on 21 February 1896, in Unionville, Appanoose, Iowa, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Udell, Appanoose, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Whisler
1823–1870
Miranda Leavell
1827–1896
Marriage: 22 September 1846
William Henry Whisler
1848–1924
Infant Whisler
Martha Ellen Whisler
1849–1919
John Hervey Whisler
1850–1852
Mary Jane Whisler
1852–1920
Columbus Evan Whisler
1853–1928
Amanda Ann Whisler
1855–1855
Lewis Calvert Whisler
1857–1930
Anna Catherine Whisler
1858–1902
Sarah Alice Whisler
1860–1945
Marinda Emma Whisler
1863–1954
Samuel Walter Whisler
1870–1942

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1846Henry, Indiana, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1843
    Age 16
    Historical Boundaries: 1843: Iowa Territory, United States 1843: Appanoose, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Appanoose, Iowa, United States
    1846
    Age 19
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of French Lavelle .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Lavelle

    Sources (41)

    • Maranda Whisler in household of Samuel Whisler, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Miranda Leavell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Miranda Leavell in entry for Louis C Whisler, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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