Levi Bumpos

Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Levi

When Levi Bumpos was born on 17 March 1734, in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Samuel Bump or Bumpus Jr., was 21 and his mother, Sarah Rogers, was 27. He married Patience Baker in 1757, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Levi Bumpos
Patience Baker
Marriage: 1757
Irena Bump
Sarah Bump
Hannah Bump
Levi Bump
Samuel Bump

Spouse & Children

Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Bump or Bumpus Jr.


  • Female1706–1736Female



World Events (6)


Age 42

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 42

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 66

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Bumpus .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Levi in entry for Hannah Bumpos, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Levi in entry for Levi Bumpos, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Levi in entry for Dan Bumpos, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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