Samuel Hartlett Leaver Sr

5 November 1847–31 January 1910 (Age 62)
Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Hartlett

When Samuel Hartlett Leaver Sr was born on 5 November 1847, in Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, Samuel Leaver Jr., was 38 and his mother, Mary Ann Hartlett, was 37. He married Mary Ann Spriggs on 5 September 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 31 January 1910, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Samuel Hartlett Leaver Sr
Mary Ann Spriggs
Marriage: 5 September 1868
Mary Leaver
Samuel Hartlett Leaver
Edmund Spriggs Leaver
Moroni Sheets Leaver
Millie Spriggs Leaver
William Hartlett Leaver
Genevieve Leaver
Earl Leaver
Dr. Sidney Albert Leaver
Major Thomas Oakey Leaver
Leona Leaver

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 September 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Lever .

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

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    Story Highlight


    LIFE OF MY MOTHER MARY ANN SPRIGGS LEAVER I am writing this to my daughters that they may know my mother as I knew her. Mother was born in Colchester, England, on Jan. 9 1850. She was the fift …

    Sources (49)

    • Samuel H Leaver in entry for Earl Leaver, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Samuel Leaver in household of Mary A Leaver, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Samuel Leaver in entry for Elizabeth Leaver Sheets, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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