Deacon William CLEVELAND

Male 1770 - 1837  (66 years)


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  • Name William CLEVELAND  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Prefix Deacon 
    Born 20 Dec 1770  Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 6
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Aug 1837  Black Rock (near Buffalo), New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6
    Notes 
    • "The Cleveland Genealogy" - Deacon William Cleveland resided first at Norwich, where he learned the trade of silversmith, watch and clockmaker. His farm was on Bean Hill. His jewelry shop, the first house south of the Methodist E. Church, is still remaining, now A.A. Adams' tavern. Here he manufactured spoons; on the back of the handle of which the name CLEVELAND was embossed in bold, handsome letters. Specimens still exist; one of these spoons was presented to his great grand-daughter Ruth, a daughter of President Grover Cleveland; an account of the presentation appeared in '"The Sun, N.Y., Feb 6, 1893" - Soon after marriage he set up in business at Worthington, Massachusetts. He removed to Salem where he remained in business a few years thence went to New York. However, he lived most of his life at Bean Hill, an outskirt of Norwich.
      He died while visiting Hon. Lewis F. Allen, his son-in-law and cousin as well.
    Person ID I12082  Main Tree
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2019 

    Father Rev Aaron CLEVELAND, IV,   b. 02 Feb 1744, East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1815, New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Abiah HYDE,   b. 27 Dec 1749, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1788, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 12 Apr 1768  Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 6
    Family ID F10121  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret FALLEY,   b. 25 Nov 1766, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Aug 1850, Black Rock (near Buffalo), New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1793  Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6
    Children 
     1. Francis CLEVELAND,   b. 28 Dec 1796, Worthington, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1877, Portsmouth, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [Natural]
     2. Willam Falley CLEVELAND,   b. 19 Sep 1798, Salem, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1801, Salem, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [Birth]
     3. Margaret CLEVELAND,   b. 19 Jan 1801, Salem, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1880, Buffalo, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  [Natural]
     4. Susan CLEVELAND,   b. 06 Jan 1803, Salem, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Feb 1805, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [Natural]
     5. Rev Richard Falley CLEVELAND,   b. 19 Jun 1804, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Oct 1853, Holland Patent, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)  [Birth]
     6. Susan Sophia CLEVELAND,   b. 07 May 1809, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 May 1838, Norwich, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)  [Natural]
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F10122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Aug 1837 - Black Rock (near Buffalo), New York Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S03284] RootsWeb: World Connect - The Updike Genealogy by Dale A. Updike.

    2. [S00087] "The Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families", Edmund Janes Cleveland and Horace Gillette Cleveland, (Name: Name: Hartford, Conn.1899;;).

    3. [S5004] "Hyde Genealogy, or, The Descendants, in the Female as well as in the Male Lines, From William Hyde, of Norwich" Vols. I & II, Reuben Hyde Walworth, (Albany: J. Munsell, 78 State Street - 1864).

    4. [S5405] "Ancestors of American Presidents", Gar Boyd Roberts, (New England Historic Genealogical Society - 2009).

    5. [S10331] Soldiers and Sailors of the Plantation of Lower St. Georges Maine Who served in the War for American Independence, Frank Burton Miller.

    6. [S03177] RootsWeb: World Connect - Marshall Family by Bill Marshall.