George W Leverton

September 1821–25 August 1884 (Age 62)
Clinton, Ohio, United States

The Life of George W

When George W Leverton was born in September 1821, in Clinton, Ohio, United States, his father, James M Leaverton, was 29 and his mother, Mary Archer, was 28. He married Elizabeth Caroline Gordon on 6 November 1845, in Highland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Sabina, Richland Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Chikaskia Township, Sumner, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died on 25 August 1884, in Sumner, Kansas, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Sumner, Kansas, United States.

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George W Leverton
Elizabeth Caroline Gordon
Marriage: 6 November 1845
Henry Leverton
Maria J Leaverton
John Leverton
George Washington Leverton
Elizabeth Caroline Leaverton

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    Elizabeth Caroline Gordon


6 November 1845
Highland, Ohio, United States


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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 15

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places so called. One in Berkshire is named with the Old English female personal name Lēofwaru (composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + waru ‘care’) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; one in Lincolnshire has as its first element Old English lǣfer ‘rush’, ‘reed’ ( see Lever 2). North and South Leverton in Nottinghamshire may contain a river name identical to that in Lear 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • George Leaverton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Leverton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • George Leventon in entry for George Leventon and Ida Adams, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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