Levi Catlin

1 November 1821–1890 (Age 68)
Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Levi

When Levi Catlin was born on 1 November 1821, in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Levi Catlin, was 48 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Landon, was 42. He married Ellen Samantha Downs in 1847, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Litchfield, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1860. He died in 1890, at the age of 69, and was buried in Rockford, Winnebago, Illinois, United States.

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Levi Catlin
Ellen Samantha Downs
Marriage: 1847
Emma C. Catlin
Carrie Catlin

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1847Connecticut, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    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.
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1834: Illinois, United States 1836: Winnebago, Illinois, United States
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (London and Hertfordshire): from the Middle English and Old French female personal name Cat(h)eline, the common French pronunciation of Caterine (see Catherine ).French (Pas-de-Calais): rare variant of Cathelin (and, in North America, possibly also an altered form of this), a cognate of 1 above.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Levi Catlin, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Levi Catlin in entry for Carrie Catlin Harvison, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Levi Catlin in entry for Emma Catlin Atwood, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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