Joseph LeVan

1704–1715 (Age 11)
Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph LeVan was born in 1704, in Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands, his father, Daniel Levant, was 32 and his mother, Maria Le Beau, was 28. He died in 1715, in At Sea, at the age of 11, and was buried in At Sea.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Levant
1672–1768
Maria Le Beau
1676–1765
Abraham Levan
1698–1779
Isaac Beau LeVan
1700–1783
Jacob Levan Sr.
1702–1766
Joseph LeVan
1704–1715
Daniel LeVan
1704–1777
Anna Elisabetha Levan
1714–1782

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World Events (2)

1712 · End of the Elzevir Dynasty

Age 8

Louis Elzevirs, along with his descendants, helped create a popular and thriving book dynasty during the Dutch Golden Age. The House of Elzevir took advantage of the tolerant climate and high literacy rates to publish a wide variety of books. Many classical Latin texts were reproduced in affordable, pocket-sized forms that found wide audiences. Unfortunately, the Elzevir Dynasty died out in 1712 as they were overtaken by international competition.
1713 · Peace of Utrecht

Age 9

The Peace of Utrecht was a series of treaties signed between various nations that helped end the War of Spanish Succession. The conflict had involved the Dutch Republic, Portugal, Savoy, France, Great Britain, and Spain. The primary compromise contained in the treaties revolved around not allowing France and Spain to merge, which would help maintain the balance of power in Europe.

Name Meaning

French (Belgium): nickname for someone who was fleet of foot, from French le vent ‘the wind’.

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

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