Levi A Tunison

23 December 1873–
Athens, Calhoun, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Levi A

When Levi A Tunison was born on 23 December 1873, in Athens, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, his father, Hampton Tunison, was 46 and his mother, Marcia Elma Richardson, was 37.

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Family Time Line

Hampton Tunison
1827–1909
Marcia Elma Richardson
1836–1917
George A Tunison
1858–1940
Harriet Tunison
1859–1924
Mary Elizabeth Tunison
1863–1924
Ella Mae Tunison
1872–1954
Levi A Tunison
1873–
Frank G. Tunison
1874–1942
Emma Amelia Tunison
1877–1952

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 2
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated
Age 6
After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1904
Age 31
St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of Dutch Teunissen , or of English Tennyson .

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

Possible Related Names

Teunissen

Sources (4)

  • Levi A Tunison, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

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