Henry W. Liter

1776–1853 (Age 77)
Frederick, Maryland, United States

The Life of Henry W.

When Henry W. Liter was born on 24 January 1776, in Frederick, Maryland, United States, his father, Johannes Leuthert, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Young, was 22. He married Mary Mikesell on 5 August 1800, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Lancaster, Jefferson, Indiana, United States in 1830 and Charlestown, Clark, Indiana, United States in 1850. He died on 29 June 1853, in Clark, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Charlestown Cemetery, Charlestown, Clark, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry W. Liter
1776–1853
Mary Mikesell
1780–1871
Marriage: 5 August 1800
Rebecca Liter
1801–1835
Elijah Liter
1812–
Ann Liter
1803–1826
Mary Ann Liter
1804–1841
Jacob Liter
1806–1836
Elizabeth Liter
1808–1830
John Liter
1810–1889
Sarah Liter
1811–1829
Elizabeth Liter
1813–
Elizah Liter
1813–
Elisha A. Liter
1814–1902
Noah Liter
1816–1847
Diadem Liter
1819–
Didame Liter
1819–
Emily Catherine Liter
1821–1875
Martha Jane Liter
1824–1903

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
5 August 1800
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States
children

(16)

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Parents & Siblings

  • Johannes Leuthert

    Male1742–1810Male

  • Elizabeth Young

    Female1754–1821Female

siblings

(9)

  • Male1776–1853Male

  • Betsy Mary Liter or Leiter

    Female1778–Female

  • Barbara Leutert

    Female1786–Female

  • Mary M. Leutert

    Female1788–Female

  • Leutert

    Female1788–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1781

Age 5

In 1781, Maryland donated land to be used for part of Washington, D. C.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 24

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

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an altered spelling of German Leiter or English Lighter .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry Litter, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Henry Lighter, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Henery Liter, "United States Census, 1840"

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