Miranda Leavell

Female7 December 1827–21 February 1896

Brief Life History of Miranda

When Miranda Leavell was born on 7 December 1827, in Henry, Indiana, United States, her father, Ezekial Clay Leavell Sr., 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
Miranda Leavell
Marriage: 22 September 1846
William Henry Whisler
Infant Whisler
Martha Ellen Whisler
John Hervey Whisler
Mary Jane Whisler
Columbus Evan Whisler
Amanda Ann Whisler
Lewis Calvert Whisler
Anna Catherine Whisler
Sarah Alice Whisler
Marinda Emma Whisler
Samuel Walter Whisler

Sources (43)

  • Household of Ezekial Level, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Family Data Collection - Births
  • Miranda Leavell, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 September 1846Henry, Indiana, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

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    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.


    Age 16

    Historical Boundaries: 1843: Iowa Territory, United States 1843: Appanoose, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Appanoose, Iowa, United States


    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.

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