Charlotte Leavitt

Female5 December 1818–19 November 1906

Brief Life History of Charlotte

When Charlotte Leavitt was born on 5 December 1818, in Hatley, Memphrémagog, Quebec, Canada, her father, Weare Leavitt, was 33 and her mother, Abigail Cowles, was 24. She married Simon Baker on 8 April 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Wilson, Lake, Illinois, United States in 1838 and Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1840. She died on 19 November 1906, in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mendon City Cemetery, Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simon Baker
Charlotte Leavitt
Marriage: 8 April 1845
Abigail Leavitt Baker
Benjamin Leavitt Baker
Charlotte Baker
Simon Leavitt Baker
Phoebe Leavitt Baker
Wiear Leavitt Baker
Samuel Leavitt Baker
Hannah Leavitt Baker
Jeremiah Leavitt Baker

Sources (67)

  • Carlotte Baker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Charlott Levette in entry for Charlotte Baker Longstroth, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Charlotte Baker in household of James Willie, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 April 1845Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    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. 


    Age 9

    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion

    Age 23

    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.

    Name Meaning


    (of Norman origin): nickname from Anglo-Norman French leuet ‘wolf cub’ (see Low 3).

    habitational name from any of various places in Normandy called Livet. All are of obscure, presumably Gaulish, etymology.

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

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    Charlotte Leavitt Baker (From

    Charlotte Leavitt Baker Charlotte Leavitt Baker, daughter of Weare and Abigail Cowles Leavitt was born in Lower Canada, December 5th, 1818. Her parents, with their family, lived on a small clearing n …

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