George William Cleveland

Brief Life History of George William

When George William Cleveland was born on 20 May 1837, in Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, United States, his father, Henry Alanson Cleveland, was 28 and his mother, Ann Slade, was 34. He married Angeline Slade on 9 March 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Centerville Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 6 October 1922, in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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George William Cleveland
Angeline Slade
Marriage: 9 March 1867
Ida Helen Burke
Ellen Burke
Georgiana Cleveland
Angeline Cleveland
Florence Cleveland
Estella Carrina Cleveland
Luella Cleveland
Anna Cleveland
William Edwin Cleveland

Sources (66)

  • William Hartwell in household of Henry Cleavland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • George W Cleveland, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • George William Clevland, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1839 · Nauvoo is Settled

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.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of several places in Devon, Essex, or the North Yorkshire, formed from the genitive plural (clifa) of Old English clif ‘bank, slope’ + land ‘land’.

Americanized form (and a rare Norwegian variant) of Norwegian Kleveland or its variant Kleiveland, and also of Kleven or its variant Kleiven.

History: Grover Cleveland (1837–1908), 22nd and 24th president of the US, was the fifth child of a country Presbyterian clergyman. His father, Richard Falley Cleveland, a graduate of Yale College and of the theological seminary at Princeton, was descended from Moses Cleaveland who arrived in MA in 1635.

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

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