Jeremiah Cleveland

1786–1866 (Age 80)
Albemarle, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Cleveland was born in 1786, in Albemarle, Virginia, United States, his father, Jeremiah Cleveland, was 40 and his mother, Mary Gentry, was 33. He married Elizabeth Moon on 24 December 1814, in Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fluvanna, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1866, in Fork Union, Fluvanna, Virginia, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Cleveland
1786–1866
Elizabeth Moon
1786–1876
Marriage: 24 December 1814
Mary Winfred Cleveland
1814–1839
Richard Moon Cleveland
1817–1887
Jeremiah Cleveland
1819–1868
Thomas W. Cleveland
1821–1896
William Cleveland
1822–
Sarah Elizabeth Cleveland
1824–1863
Samuel Woodward Cleveland
1826–
Nathaniel Moon Cleveland
1828–1864
Martha Ann Cleveland
1831–1905

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 December 1814
Charlottesville, Albemarle, Virginia, United States
children

(9)

    Mary Winfred Cleveland

    Female1814–1839Female

    Male1817–1887Male

    Jeremiah Cleveland

    Male1819–1868Male

    Thomas W. Cleveland

    Male1821–1896Male

    William Cleveland

    Male1822–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 0

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 2

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1808

Age 22

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: regional name from the district around Middlesbrough named Cleveland ‘the land of the cliffs’, from the genitive plural (clifa) of Old English clif ‘bank’, ‘slope’ + land ‘land’. See also Cleaveland .2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian Kleiveland or Kleveland, habitational names from any of five farmsteads in Agder and Vestlandet named with Old Norse kleif ‘rocky ascent’ or klefi ‘closet’ (an allusion to a hollow land formation) + land ‘land’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jeremiah Cleveland, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jeremiah Cleveland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jerry Cleveland in entry for Richo M Cleveland, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Records, 1853-1912"

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