Ezra Cleveland

1790–1858 (Age 68)
Oak Hill, Durham, Greene, New York, United States

The Life of Ezra

When Ezra Cleveland was born in 1790, in Oak Hill, Durham, Greene, New York, United States, his father, John Cleveland, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Searing, was 27. He married Polly Wright on 24 November 1813. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Durham, Greene, New York, United States for about 5 years. He died on 17 September 1858, at the age of 68, and was buried in Greene, New York, United States.

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Ezra Cleveland
Polly Wright
Marriage: 24 November 1813
Lyman Emerson Cleveland
Caroline Candace Cleveland
Mary Adelia Cleveland

Spouse and Children

24 November 1813


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World Events (7)


Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 7

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 18

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Ezra Cleveland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ezra Cleveland, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Ezra Cleavland, "Find A Grave Index"

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