Lucy Leavens

1835–
Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Leavens was born in 1835, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jedediah Leavens Jr, was 32 and her mother, Frances Josephine Hammond, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Jedediah Leavens Jr
1803–1868
Frances Josephine Hammond
1812–1895
Kirk Hammond Leavens
1834–1908
Lucy Leavens
1835–
Josephine Marie Leavens
1836–1903
Maria Leavens
1837–
Benjamin Leavens
1841–1841
Lucy Griffin Leavens
1843–1914
Francis Jedediah Leavens
1845–1921

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1848 · Slavery is Abolished

Age 13

In 1840, the American Anti-Slavery Society split and slavery started being outlawed in the state. In Canterbury, Connecticut, Prudence Crandall started a school for young African American girls. The people got mad and Crandall was taken to court. The case was lost and that was the beginning of many other cases that would be lost, but it was also the start of having slavery abolished.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 31

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Levens .

Possible Related Names

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

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