Joseph Levi Agan

1856–1930 (Age 74)
Orange, Indiana, United States

The Life of Joseph Levi

When Joseph Levi Agan was born on 21 January 1856, in Orange, Indiana, United States, his father, Milton Agan, was 40 and his mother, Celia Crandall, was 31. He married Rachel Ellen Spence on 5 April 1883, in Hardinsburg, Washington, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Whiskey Run Township, Crawford, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Posey Township, Washington, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 5 November 1930, in Orange, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hardinsburg, Washington, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Levi Agan
Rachel Ellen Spence
Marriage: 5 April 1883
Mattie Agan
John Agan
Frank Agan
Robert "Rob" Thomas Agan
Sherman Wesley Agan
Charles Wilson Agan
Henry Clayton Agan
Mary Emily Agan
Arthur Floyd Agan
Blanche Irene Agan

Spouse & Children

  • Male1856–1930Male

  • Rachel Ellen Spence


5 April 1883
Hardinsburg, Washington, Indiana, United States


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Milton Agan


  • Female1824–1925Female



  • Mary Ann Agan


  • Elizabeth Agan


  • Rebecca Agan


  • Nancy B. Agan


  • Male1849–1918Male

+9 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 20

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: probably a variant of Egan .2 Americanized form of Swiss German Eggen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Agan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Agan in household of Milton Agan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joseph Agom, "United States Census, 1900"

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