Dewitt Clinton Cleveland

23 June 1867–3 June 1955 (Age 88)
West Webster, Webster, Monroe, New York, United States

The Life of Dewitt Clinton

When Dewitt Clinton Cleveland was born on 23 June 1867, in West Webster, Webster, Monroe, New York, United States, his father, Orlando Cortes Cleveland, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Ann Strong, was 31. He married Celia Adele Griswold in 1892. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Webster, Monroe, New York, United States in 1875 and Geneseo, Geneseo, Livingston, New York, United States for about 60 years. He died on 3 June 1955, in Geneseo, Livingston, New York, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Geneseo, Geneseo, Livingston, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dewitt Clinton Cleveland
1867–1955
Celia Adele Griswold
1867–1941
Marriage: 1892
Charles Lewis Cleveland
1894–1930
Walter Howard Cleveland
1896–1948
Agnes Griswold Cleveland
1901–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1892
children

(3)

    Charles Lewis Cleveland

    Male1894–1930Male

    Male1896–1948Male

    Agnes Griswold Cleveland

    Female1901–1965Female

Parents and Siblings

    Orlando Cortes Cleveland

    Male1838–1914Male

    Sarah Ann Strong

    Female1836–1903Female

siblings

(7)

    Mary Ann Cleveland

    Female1863–1925Female

    Amy Frances Cleveland

    Female1865–1930Female

    Male1867–1955Male

    Charles Cleveland

    Male1869–1876Male

    Male1871–1950Male

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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: regional name from the district around Middlesbrough named Cleveland ‘the land of the cliffs’, from the genitive plural (clifa) of Old English clif ‘bank’, ‘slope’ + land ‘land’. See also Cleaveland .2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian Kleiveland or Kleveland, habitational names from any of five farmsteads in Agder and Vestlandet named with Old Norse kleif ‘rocky ascent’ or klefi ‘closet’ (an allusion to a hollow land formation) + land ‘land’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David C Cleavland in household of Orlando C Cleavland, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clinton Cleveland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clinton Cleveland, "United States Census, 1910"

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