Luman Johnson Cleveland

29 May 1834–16 April 1921 (Age 86)
Spafford, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Luman Johnson

When Luman Johnson Cleveland was born on 29 May 1834, in Spafford, Onondaga, New York, United States, his father, Luman Johnson Cleveland, was 28 and his mother, Eliza Sherman, was 24. He married Rhoda Elizabeth Perkins on 25 December 1855, in Allegany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Alma, Allegany, New York, United States in 1905 and Friendship, Allegany, New York, United States in 1915. He died on 16 April 1921, in Friendship, Friendship, Allegany, New York, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Friendship, Friendship, Allegany, New York, United States.

Photos and Memories (1)

Do you know Luman Johnson? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Luman Johnson Cleveland
Rhoda Elizabeth Perkins
Marriage: 25 December 1855
Iva Cleveland
Iza Phila Cleveland
James C Cleveland
Eliza Catherine Cleveland
Charles Babcock Cleveland
Augusta Miranda Cleveland
Sidney John Cleveland
Harriet Esther Cleveland
Mildred Cleveland
Grace Corlista Cleveland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1855Allegany, New York, United States
  • Children


    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 12
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 29
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of several places in Devon, Essex, or the North Yorkshire, formed from the genitive plural (clifa) of Old English clif ‘bank, slope’ + land ‘land’.Americanized form (and a rare Norwegian variant) of Norwegian Kleveland or its variant Kleiveland, and also of Kleven or its variant Kleiven.History: Grover Cleveland (1837–1908), 22nd and 24th president of the US, was the fifth child of a country Presbyterian clergyman. His father, Richard Falley Cleveland, a graduate of Yale College and of the theological seminary at Princeton, was descended from Moses Cleaveland who arrived in MA in 1635.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (21)

    • J Cleveland, "United States Census, 1860"
    • L J Cleveland in entry for Charles R Cleveland and Sara A Mcenroe, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • Luman J Cleveland, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.