Levisa Cantrell

October 1846–18 March 1917 (Age 70)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Levisa

When Levisa Cantrell was born in October 1846, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Elijah Cantrell, was 26 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Dulin, was 26. She had at least 7 sons and 5 daughters with Covington Ephriam Smith. She lived in Magisterial District 5 Auburn, Logan, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Redbush, Johnson, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 18 March 1917, in Precinct 7 Paint, Morgan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Covington Ephriam Smith
1843–1911
Levisa Cantrell
1846–1917
William Preston Smith
1861–1944
James Haden Smith
1864–1944
Duvall Smith
1866–1936
Tereasa Smith
1868–1942
Mary Jane "Polly" Smith
1871–1959
Jasper Smith
1873–1941
Susan Lucinda Smith
1876–1958
Armstrong Smith
1879–1958
Raney Pieratt Smith
1880–1974
Frona Smith
1884–1957
Minnie Smith
1886–1966
Rosco Covington "Ross" Smith
1892–1980

Spouse and Children

children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

    Susan Cantrell

    Female1841–1908Female

    Nancy Cantrell

    Female1845–Female

    Female1846–1917Female

World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 4

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Cantrell in Devon, recorded as Canterhulle in 1330 , from an unexplained first element + Old English hyll ‘hill’.2 English: from Old French chanterelle ‘small bell’, ‘treble’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a bellmaker or ringer.3 English: diminutive of Canter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Levisa Cantrell in household of Mary Cantrell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Levisa Smith in household of Covington Smith, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Levisa Cantrill in household of David Smith, "United States Census, 1860"

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