Mary M Levis

about 1817–
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Mary M

Mary M Levis was born about 1817, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Jefferson, New York, United States. She married Luther Levis about 1838, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Turin, Lewis, New York, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Luther Levis
Mary M Levis
Marriage: about 1838
Margaret E Levis
Julia Levis
Albert F. Levis
William D Levis
Edwin A. Levis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1838Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Jefferson, New York, United States
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 10
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 46
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Levis (Old English Lēofhyse, from lēof ‘dear, beloved’ + hyse ‘youth, warrior’).English: occasionally perhaps from the Middle English personal name Leve, Old English Lēofa (male) or Lēofe (female), which derive from lēof ‘dear, beloved’, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, since Leve is attested as a medieval surname.English: perhaps also from Middle English lef, leve, plural leves, possibly representing Old English lēaf ‘leaf, foliage’ in some topographic sense, or Old English hlīf ‘shelter’.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Mary M Lewis in household of Luther Lewis, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Levis, "United States Census, 1880"

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