Abraham A Clevenger

20 June 1777–25 May 1846 (Age 68)
Belfast Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Abraham A

When Abraham A Clevenger was born on 20 June 1777, in Belfast Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Abraham Clevenger, was 42 and his mother, Mary Pittman, was 42. He had at least 5 sons and 2 daughters with Rachel Sampson. He died on 25 May 1846, in his hometown, at the age of 68, and was buried in Sideling Hill, Fulton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Abraham A Clevenger
Rachel Sampson
George Clevenger
Mary Ann Clevenger
Jane Clevenger
David Clevenger
Elias Clevenger
Robert S Clevenger
Henry Clevenger

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.
1781 · The First Constitution
Age 4
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 23
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

(1997: 4452;2007: 9097; 2010: 12428)English: variant of Clavinger, status name for the keeper of the keys in a great household, Latin clavigerus, from clavis ‘key’.History: George Clevenger was born in Yonkers, NY, in 1654, the son of JohnClevenger (born 1633), who probably came from Devon, England.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abraham Clevenger, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Pennsylvania, Probate Records, 1683-1994; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-28762-756-54
  • Pennsylvania, Probate Records, 1683-1994; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-28761-16465-90

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