Levi Rowley

25 April 1802–9 August 1876 (Age 74)
New York, United States

The Life of Levi

When Levi Rowley was born on 25 April 1802, in New York, United States, his father, Daniel Parsons Rowley, was 39 and his mother, Sara Beckwith, was 28. He had at least 1 son with Mary Dowd. He lived in Truxton, Cortland, New York, United States for about 25 years. He died on 9 August 1876, at the age of 74.

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World Events (7)


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.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 23

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places, in Devon, County Durham, Staffordshire, and Yorkshire, so named from Old English rūh ‘rough’, ‘overgrown’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Levy Rowley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Levi Rowley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Levi Rowley, "United States Census, 1860"

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