Levi Hottel

9 October 1817–6 June 1896 (Age 78)
Harrison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Levi

When Levi Hottel was born on 9 October 1817, in Harrison, Indiana, United States, his father, John Conrad Hottel, was 37 and his mother, Barbara Funkhouser, was 34. He married Mary Pitman on 28 October 1841, in Harrison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Harrison Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Scott, Van Buren Township, LaGrange, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 6 June 1896, at the age of 78, and was buried in White Cloud, Harrison Township, Harrison, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Levi Hottel
Christena Snider
Marriage: 7 July 1853
Jacob F Hottel
Carolina Margaret Hottel
John H Hottel
Mary Hottell
Peter A Hottel
Levi S Hottel

Spouse and Children

7 July 1853
Harrison, Indiana, United States


    Jacob F Hottel


    Carolina Margaret Hottel


    John H Hottel



    Peter A Hottel


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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. 
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 8

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 24

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Hotteln near Hildesheim.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Levi Hottle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Levi Hottel, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Levi Hottle, "United States Census, 1880"

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