Nathaniel Leavitt III

5 October 1849–5 February 1929 (Age 79)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Leavitt III was born on 5 October 1849, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Nathaniel Leavitt Jr, was 25 and his mother, Amanda Wilson, was 23. He married Minerva Ann Pierson on 9 November 1876, in Corinne, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 5 February 1929, in Albion, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Albion, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Leavitt III
Minerva Ann Pierson
Marriage: 9 November 1876
Mary Ellen May Leavitt
Amanda Louisa Leavitt
Florence Belle Leavitt
Alice Ann Leavitt
Martha Elizabeth Leavitt
Clarence Nathaniel Leavitt
Charles Franklin Leavitt
Eugene Harmon Leavitt
Harold Wilson Leavitt
Inez Welcome Leavitt
Beatrice Caroline Leavitt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 November 1876Corinne, Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 8
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English:(of Norman origin): nickname from Anglo-Norman French leuet ‘wolf cub’ (see Low 3).habitational name from any of various places in Normandy called Livet. All are of obscure, presumably Gaulish, etymology.

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

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    Story Highlight


    Nathaniel Leavitt III was born on 5 October 1849 at Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa to Nathaniel and Amanda Wilson Leavitt Jr. He was the oldest of eleven children, four girls and seven boys. …

    Sources (50)

    • Nathaniel Leavitt in entry for Frank Charles Leavitt, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Nathaniel Leavitt in household of Amanda Leavitt, "United States Census, 1850"
    • N Leavitt in entry for Carl E Dewey and Beatrice L Randolph, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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