Cornelia Eliza Leavitt

5 January 1825–14 December 1864 (Age 39)
Warren, Trumbull, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Cornelia Eliza

When Cornelia Eliza Leavitt was born on 5 January 1825, in Warren, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, her father, Enoch Virgil Leavitt, was 25 and her mother, Lenora Abigail Snow, was 23. She married Amasa Mason Lyman on 14 November 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Utah, Utah Territory, United States in 1850. She died on 14 December 1864, in Parowan, Iron, Utah Territory, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Parowan, Iron, Utah Territory, United States.

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Amasa Mason Lyman
Cornelia Eliza Leavitt
Marriage: 14 November 1844
Lorenzo Snow Lyman
Henry Elias Lyman
Iasintha F Lyman

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  • Marriage
    14 November 1844Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 11
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English:1. (of Norman origin) nickname from Anglo-Norman French leuet ‘wolf cub’ ( see Low 3). 2. habitational name from any of the various places in Normandy called Livet. All are of obscure, presumably Gaulish, etymology. 3. from the Middle English personal name Lefget, Old English Lēofgēat, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + the tribal name Gēat ( see Jocelyn ). 4. possibly from an unrecorded Middle English survival of the Old English female personal name Lēofgȳð, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + gȳð ‘battle’.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Cornelia Lyman in household of Amasa Lyman, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Cornelia Lyman in household of Amasa Lyman, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Cornelia E Lyman, "United States Census, 1860"

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