Levi L. Dame

22 October 1820–1 July 1880 (Age 59)
Rochester, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Levi L.

When Levi L. Dame was born on 22 October 1820, in Rochester, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Caleb Dame, was 48 and his mother, Tamsen Twombly, was 41. He married Olive L Garland on 14 September 1840. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 1 July 1880, at the age of 59.

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Levi L. Dame
Olive L Garland
Marriage: 14 September 1840
Eliza H Dame
Hattie E Dame

Spouse and Children


    Olive L Garland


14 September 1840


    Eliza H Dame


    Hattie E Dame


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World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 13

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 16

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English and French: from Old French dame ‘lady’ (Latin domina ‘mistress’), originally a nickname for a foppish man or a title of respect for a widow. It may also have been a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a lady.

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

Sources (3)

  • Levie L Dame, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Levi L Dame, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Levi L Dame in entry for Louis McD Hussey and Hattie E Dame, "New Hampshire, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1636-1947"

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