Levi Northup

1783–11 January 1862 (Age 79)
Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Levi

When Levi Northup was born in 1783, in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Stephen Northup, was 38 and his mother, Lydia Hall, was 26. He married Polly Mason on 16 January 1805, in Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 11 January 1862, in Moriah, Moriah, Essex, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Port Henry, Moriah, Essex, New York, United States.

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Levi Northup
Polly Mason
Marriage: 16 January 1805
Levi M. Northrup
Electa Jane Northrup

Spouse and Children

16 January 1805
Cheshire, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States


    Levi M. Northrup


    Electa Jane Northrup


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World Events (7)

1783 · A Free America

Age 0

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 14

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 21

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Northop in Flintshire, named with Old English norð ‘north’ + hop ‘enclosure (in marsh or moor)’, ‘enclosed valley’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Levi Northrup, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Levi Northup, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Levi Northrup, "United States Census, 1850"

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