Levi Farnsworth

1802–19 August 1866 (Age 64)
Fairfax, Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life of Levi

When Levi Farnsworth was born in 1802, in Fairfax, Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Levi Farnsworth, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Jarvis, was 37. He married Lucy Curtis about 1825. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Montgomery, Franklin, Vermont, United States in 1850. He died on 19 August 1866, in Lyons, Clinton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Clinton, Iowa, United States.

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Levi Farnsworth
Lucy Curtis
Marriage: about 1825
Philo Judson Farnsworth
Lucy Farnsworth
Dr. Henry S. Farnsworth

Spouse and Children


    Lucy Curtis


about 1825
Fairfax, VT


    Philo Judson Farnsworth


    Lucy Farnsworth


    Dr. Henry S. Farnsworth


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 1

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 17

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. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Farnworth .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Levi Farnsworth, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Levi Farnsworth in entry for Philo Jackson Farnsworth, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Levi Farnsworth in entry for Lucy Curtis Farnsworth, "Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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