Alpheous Hall Levings

19 January 1806–17 April 1863 (Age 57)
Franklin, Vermont, United States

The Life of Alpheous Hall

When Alpheous Hall Levings was born on 19 January 1806, in Franklin, Vermont, United States, his father, Elijah Levings, was 32 and his mother, Lucy Hall, was 24. He married Rhoda Powell about 1835. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1840. He died on 17 April 1863, in Hamilton, Hancock, Illinois, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in South Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alpheous Hall Levings
Rhoda Powell
Marriage: about 1835
Lucy Louise Levings
Emma Eliza Levings
Charlotte Amelia Levings
Harriet Lucinda Levings

Spouse and Children

about 1835


    Lucy Louise Levings


    Emma Eliza Levings



    Harriet Lucinda Levings


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 12

Illinois is the 21st state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

1 North German: variant of the habitational name Lewing, from a place near Stade in Lower Saxony.2 North German: patronymic from a personal name (Lehwing or Lewien), formed with Middle Low German lev ‘dear’ + win ‘friend’.3 English: perhaps a habitational name from Levens in Cumbria, probably so named from the Old English personal name Lēofa (+ genitive n) + næss ‘promontory’, ‘headland’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • A H Leving, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Alpheous Hall Levings, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Alpheus Levings in entry for Phenius C. Flint and Charlotta A. Levings, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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