Levi Lincoln Leonard

1 September 1867–
Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Levi Lincoln

When Levi Lincoln Leonard was born on 1 September 1867, in Holyoke, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Rodolphus Hawks Leonard, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Maria Brooks, was 37. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Shutesbury, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States in 1910.

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Family Time Line

Rodolphus Hawks Leonard
1835–1923
Hannah Maria Brooks
1830–1920
Clarence Duella Leonard
1855–1926
Ines Estelle Leonard
1857–1938
Mary Leonard
1859–
Laura Adelle Leonard
1861–1907
Levi Lincoln Leonard
1867–
Frank E Leonard
1869–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Clarence Duella Leonard

    Male1855–1926Male

    Ines Estelle Leonard

    Female1857–1938Female

    Mary Leonard

    Female1859–Female

    Laura Adelle Leonard

    Female1861–1907Female

    Male1867–Male

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 31

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English and French (Léonard): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements leo ‘lion’ (a late addition to the vocabulary of Germanic name elements, taken from Latin) + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’, which was taken to England by the Normans. A saint of this name, who is supposed to have lived in the 6th century, but about whom nothing is known except for a largely fictional life dating from half a millennium later, was popular throughout Europe in the early Middle Ages and was regarded as the patron of peasants and horses.2 Irish (Fermanagh): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Fhionáin or of Langan .3 Americanized form of Italian Leonardo or cognate forms in other European languages.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Levi L Leonard in household of Rhodolphus Leonard, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Levi S Leonard in household of Rodolphus Leonard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Levy Leonard in household of R H Leonard, "United States Census, 1880"

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