Nathaniel Leavitt Jr

17 November 1823–7 April 1896 (Age 72)
Hatley, Stanstead, Quebec, Canada

The Life Summary of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Leavitt Jr was born on 17 November 1823, in Hatley, Stanstead, Quebec, Canada, his father, Nathaniel Leavitt, was 33 and his mother, Deborah Delano, was 28. He married Amanda Wilson in 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 7 April 1896, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Nathaniel Leavitt Jr
Mary Horrocks
Marriage: 4 April 1857
James Leavitt
Joseph Leavitt
Albert Leavitt
Chauncey Lyman Leavitt
Elizabeth Leavitt
Carlos Edward Leavitt
Eli Leavitt
William Leavitt
Samuel Leavitt
Lewis Leavitt
Hyrum Leavitt
Leroy Horrocks Leavitt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 April 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    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 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 22
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."

    Name Meaning

    English:(of Norman origin): nickname from Anglo-Norman French leuet ‘wolf cub’ (see Low 3).habitational name from any of various places in Normandy called Livet. All are of obscure, presumably Gaulish, etymology.

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

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    Life History of Sarah Priscilla Leavitt Hamblin

    Life History of Sarah Priscilla Leavitt Hamblin by Myrl Tenney Arrott (Condensed Version) Jeremiah Leavitt, Priscilla's father, married Sarah Sturtevant, Priscilla's mother in Vermont. He moved his …

    Sources (50)

    • Nathaniel Leavitt, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Nathiniel Leavitt in entry for Jasper William Leavitt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Nathaniel Leavitt, "United States Census, 1880"

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