Abraham Levi Roosa Bevier

16 July 1820–8 December 1910 (Age 90)
Wawarsing, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States

The Life of Abraham Levi Roosa

When Abraham Levi Roosa Bevier was born on 16 July 1820, in Wawarsing, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States, his father, Moses Bevier, was 20 and his mother, Elizabeth Vernooy Bevier, was 24. He married Adaline Misner in 1842, in Wawarsing, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Lynn Township, Knox, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Lafayette, Stark, Illinois, United States in 1870. He died on 8 December 1910, in Craig, Holt, Missouri, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Tarkio Chapel Cemetery, Fortescue, Holt, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Levi Roosa Bevier
1820–1910
Adaline Misner
1826–1880
Marriage: 1842
Elizabeth Catherine Bevier
1842–1918
Louisa Bevier
1864–
Mary Bevier
1845–
Ann Bevier
1846–1869
Julia Bevier
1848–
Lewis H Bevier
1851–1921
Sarah Delilah Bevier
1853–1928
Cecelia R. Bevier
1855–1930
Henrietta Bevier
1857–1930
Charles L Bevier
1860–
Franklin C Bevier
1862–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1842
Wawarsing, Wawarsing, Ulster, New York, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1821

Age 1

Missouri is the 24th state
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1846

Age 26

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

Name Meaning

French: from Old French bevier, a measure of land; hence probably a nickname for someone who owned or worked such a piece of land.

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

Sources (3)

  • Abram Bevier, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Abram R Bevis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Abran L B Bevier, "United States Census, 1850"

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