Newman Van Leuven

24 November 1848–14 October 1919 (Age 70)
Tarkio, Atchison, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Newman

When Newman Van Leuven was born on 24 November 1848, in Tarkio, Atchison, Missouri, United States, his father, Cornelius George Van Leuven, was 43 and his mother, Lovina Draper, was 41. He married Mariah Elizabeth Durfee on 7 November 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Aurora, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 14 October 1919, in Mount Trumbull, Mohave, Arizona, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Mount Trumbull, Mohave, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Newman Van Leuven
Mariah Elizabeth Durfee
Marriage: 7 November 1870
Celestia Lavina Van Leuven
Lafayette Van Leuven
Newman Franklin Van Leuven
Edmond Sylvester Van Leuven
Delila Maria Van Leuven
Cornelius Van Leuven
Chloe Geneva Van Leuven
Cora Etta Van Leuven
Zera Dee Van Leuven

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 November 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 9
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 19
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life History of Newman Van Leuven by his daughter, Delila Alldredge

    Life History of Newman Van Leuven by his daughter, Delila Alldredge My father was born in Atcheson, Co., Missouri, November 24, 1848. He was the 13th child of Cornelius and Lovina Draper. He came a …

    Sources (34)

    • Newman Van Leuven in entry for Calvin Jabez Van Leuven, "Oregon, Oregon State Archives, Births, 1842-1917"
    • 1860 United States Census for Newman Van Leuven in household of Cornelius Van Leuvan & Lovina Draper Van Leuven
    • Newman Van Leuvan in entry for Phineas Vivian Little and Nellie Verona Van Leuven Dutson, "Utah, Weber County Marriages"

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