Aaron Leland

25 March 1787–5 May 1873 (Age 86)
Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Aaron

When Aaron Leland was born on 25 March 1787, in Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Eli Leland, was 32 and his mother, Mehitabel Miller, was 36. He married Lucy Smith on 15 March 1814, in Warwick, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. He died on 5 May 1873, in Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Aaron Leland
Lucy Smith
Marriage: 15 March 1814
John Smith Leland
Edward Spencer Leland
Charles Harvey Leland
Aaron Miller Leland
Lyman Lloyd Leland

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World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election
Age 1
The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
Age 2
George Washington elected first president of United States.
Age 25
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McClellan or McLelland .

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

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Sources (25)

  • Aaron Leland, "Massachusetts, State Census, 1855"
  • Aaron Leland, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Aaron Leland, "United States Census, 1860"

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