Levi Catlin

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

The Life 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.

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

Spouse and Children


    Ellen Samantha Downs


Connecticut, United States


    Emma C. Catlin


    Carrie Catlin


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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.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 8

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Cat(e)lin(e), Anglo-Norman French form of Catherine .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Levi Catlin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Levi Downes in entry for Mrs Emma Aw, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Levi Catlin in entry for Carrie Catlin Harvison, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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