Frank A. B. Leavenworth

Connecticut, United States

The Life of Frank A. B.

When Frank A. B. Leavenworth was born in 1858, in Connecticut, United States, his father, Mark Eli Leavenworth, was 57 and his mother, Catherine Tirza Beardsley, was 62.

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Mark Eli Leavenworth
Catherine Tirza Beardsley
Eli Leavenworth
Abigail Leavenworth
Elizabeth Leavenworth
Frank A. B. Leavenworth

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World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station

Age 10

In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 32

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

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, possibly Leavenheath in Suffolk.

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

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  • Frank A B Leavenworth in household of Mark E Leavenworth, "United States Census, 1870"

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