Levi Whitcomb

21 October 1739–1770 (Age 30)
Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Levi

When Levi Whitcomb was born on 21 October 1739, in Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, David Whitcomb, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth “Betty” White, was 23. He married Sarah Gates on 13 March 1761, in Bolton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1770, in Bolton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

Levi Whitcomb
1739–1770
Sarah Gates
1744–1786
Marriage: 13 March 1761
Rev. Elihu Whitcomb
1760–
Nathaniel Whitcomb
1762–
David Whitcomb
1764–1835
Sarah Whitcomb
1766–1849
Sarah Brooks
1767–1849
Calvin Whitcomb
1768–
Eunice Whitcomb
1770–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 March 1761Bolton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called Whitcombe or Witcombe. Whitcombe in Dorset and Witcombe in Gloucestershire are named with Old English wīd ‘wide’ + cumb ‘valley’; Whitcombe, Isle of Wight, may have the same etymology or alternatively the first element may be Old English hwīt ‘white’. Witcombe in Somerset is named with Old English wīthig ‘willow’ + cumb, and the placename Whitcombe in Devon is from Old English hwǣte ‘wheat’ + cumb. The surname may also derive from a lost place in Sussex.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Whitcombe

    Sources (10)

    • Ollever Whitcomb in entry for Abraham Whitcomb, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Levi Whitcomb, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
    • Levi Whitcomb, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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