George William Cleveland

20 May 1837–6 October 1922 (Age 85)
Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary 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 9 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 Burke
Harriet “Hattie” Sarah Burke
Ellen Burke
Georgania Cleveland
Angeline Cleveland
Florence Cleveland
Estella Carrina Cleveland
Luella Cleveland
Anna Cleveland
William Edwin Cleveland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 26
    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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    Henry Alanson Cleveland Life Story

    Henry Alanson Cleveland was born in Durham, Greene Co. New York on January 4, 1809. He was the third son of Searing Cleveland and Martha Matilda Wright. In about 1830 he married a widow, Mrs. Anna Sla …

    Sources (56)

    • George Wm Cleveland in entry for George Moore Cleveland, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • William Hartwell in household of Henry Cleavland, "United States Census, 1850"
    • George W Cleveland, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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