Ann Eliza Jenkins

23 April 1841–19 May 1904 (Age 63)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Ann Eliza

When Ann Eliza Jenkins was born on 23 April 1841, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, William Jenkins, was 22 and her mother, Mary Parry Rowberry, was 22. She married Thomas Rowell Leavitt on 1 March 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 19 May 1904, in Cardston, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 63, and was buried in Cardston Cemetery, Cardston, Cardston, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Rowell Leavitt
Ann Eliza Jenkins
Marriage: 1 March 1857
Ann Eliza Leavitt
Martha Ellen Leavitt
Thomas Rowell Leavitt II
Mary Emmerine Leavitt
William Jenkins Leavitt
Franklin Dewey Leavitt
Louisa Hannah Leavitt
Edwin Jenkins Leavitt
Edward Jenkins Leavitt
Joseph Leavitt
Esther Leavitt
Sarah Leavitt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 March 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1842 · Relief Society Organized
    Age 1
    The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on March 17, 1842. Emma Smith was the first Relief Society president. It was established as a way to help strengthen and serve other women.
    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1858 · A House Divided
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Jenkin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. Jenkins is one of the most common surnames in England, especially southwestern England, but is also especially associated with Wales.

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

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    Story Highlight

    A Town’s Namesake: Leavitt, Alberta; and Thomas Rowell Leavitt

    by WALF (the Western Association of Leavitt Families) Leavitt Letter Huddled in a green valley with rolling hills and surrounded by tall, craggy mountains lies Leavitt, Alberta, Canada. The small ha …

    Sources (29)

    • Ann Leavitt in household of Thos Leavitt, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Anne E Levete in household of Thomas Levitt, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Ann Eliza Leavitt in entry for Frank Leavitt, "Utah Marriages, 1887-1935"

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