Lovina Buckwalter

28 January 1821–21 March 1878 (Age 57)
Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Lovina

When Lovina Buckwalter was born on 28 January 1821, in Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Daniel Buckwalter, was 26 and her mother, Martha Ann Williams, was 22. She married Benjamin Thomas Mitchell on 8 October 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 21 March 1878, in Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Kamas Cemetery, Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Thomas Mitchell
Lovina Buckwalter
Marriage: 8 October 1843
Joseph Smith Mitchell
Percis Mitchell
Hyrum Heber Buckwalter Mitchell
Jerome Kempton Mitchell
Martha Ann Buckwalter Mitchell
Rachel Henderson Mitchell
Margaret Elizabeth Mitchell
Mariah Deserett Mitchell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1843Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    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.
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 18
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German and German Buchwalder: variant of Buchwald .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Lavina Buckwalter Mitchell

    Lavina Buckwalter Mitchell was born on January 28 1821 in Pennsylvania, to On October 10 1843 she married Benjamin Trotter Mitchell. She was a daughter of Daniel Buckwalter, a stone cutter who worked …

    Sources (23)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Lovina Buckwalter - birth: 28 January 1822; Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
    • Lovina Mitchell in household of Benj T Mitchell, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Lovina Broknalter in entry for Rachael Helm, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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