Levi Hatch Sawyer

12 June 1897–18 December 1980 (Age 83)
Garfield, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Levi Hatch

When Levi Hatch Sawyer was born on 12 June 1897, in Garfield, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Levi Sawyer Jr., was 24 and his mother, Rhoana Elizabeth Hatch, was 20. He married Ruth Eleanor Harvard on 1 November 1923, in Basin, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States. He lived in Garfield, Utah, United States in 1897 and Kane, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States in 1930. He died on 18 December 1980, in Cody, Park, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Levi Hatch Sawyer
Ruth Eleanor Harvard
Marriage: 1 November 1923

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1 November 1923
Basin, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

Age 4

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for someone who earned his living by sawing wood, Middle English saghier, an agent derivative of sagh(en) ‘to saw’.2 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname or a translation of Seger .

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

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Levi Hatch Sawyer History

Levi Sawyer Hatch was born June 12, 1897, in Hatch, UT. He was baptized on September 30, 1906, by Rosmus Lynn. He was sealed to his parents on September 19, 1900. Levi Hatch Sawyer was ordained a …

Sources (3)

  • Levi H Sawyer in household of Levi Sawyer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Levi Sawyer in household of Levi Sawyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Levi H Sawyer in household of Levi Sawyer, "United States Census, 1920"

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