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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Dewitt Clinton Cleveland
Celia Adele Griswold
Marriage: 1892
Charles Lewis Cleveland
Walter Howard Cleveland
Agnes Griswold Cleveland

Spouse and Children



    Charles Lewis Cleveland



    Agnes Griswold Cleveland


Parents and Siblings

    Orlando Cortes Cleveland


    Sarah Ann Strong




    Mary Ann Cleveland


    Amy Frances Cleveland



    Charles Cleveland



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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.

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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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