John Leavitt, a farmer and merchant, married Silence Fitch of Suffield in John Leavitt, died at Warren in A later canal built through the farm destroyed the site, and the first race track decayed.
In records on file at Boston Leavitt is shown on March 3,as pledging John leavitt to the English Crown. John leavitt Hobart  twin brother of Rev.
Leavitt was also an original proprietor of Mantua, Ohio. Leavitt converted his new home into an inn and tavern, opening the first hotel in Warren. He received a grant of land in this town in Deacon John Leavitt assisted in the burial of a local Indian chief, and Baker was fined 20 shillings for "entertaining a Indian or Indians contrary to a Town order.
Leavitt became active in Hingham town affairs, was named a Sergeant in the militiaas well as Deputy to the Massachusetts General Court from —64, a Selectman  for the town in and many subsequent years, and then Deacon of the church, pastored by Rev.
Early life[ edit ] John Wheeler Leavitt was the son of Abiah Kent Leavitt  and John Leavitt of Suffield, a carpenter, farmer and landowner whose family was among the first settlers of Suffield.
In one early account, written when Warren consisted of 16 settlers, an observer mentions a hunt which netted rattlers. On his arrival in the summer ofCapt. By May 3,when a town meeting was held to decide whether a new meeting house would be built upon the site of the old, John Leavitt was Deacon of the church, and one of the chief proponents for the new building.
The couple had eight children, many of whom later moved to Ohio: Enoch died in and, like most of the Leavitt family, was buried in the family cemetery at Leavittsburg, largely a wooded area devoid of settlement.
His homestead was in Leavitt-street, recently so named, on both sides of the river. John Leavitt, founding deacon. Founding of Warren[ edit ] On his arrival in the Western Reserve, Leavitt discovered that the prospective town of Warren was better situated than Leavittsburg, having more open bottom land and better mill sites.
Matthew Cushing,  and Daniel Cushing Jr. Shortly after his arrival, Capt. Deacon John Leavitt — was a tailorpublic officeholder, and founding deacon of Old Ship Church in HinghamPlymouth County, Massachusettsthe only remaining 17th-century Puritan meeting house in America and the oldest church in continuous ecclesiastical use in the United States.
Leavitt subsequently returned to Connecticut, then came back to Warren the following year with wife Silence. The first Leavitt settler in Ohio, Capt.
His voluminous will records the disposition of the extensive lands accumulated during his lifetime, as well as documenting the family and social connections that sustained him in the New World. ByLeavitt and Lieut.
Interior, Old Ship ChurchHingham. Leavittsburg, the town named for the early Ohio family, had a gristmill for many years, but largely escaped development. Other family members[ edit ] Many members of the family became prominent, including Samuel Leavittwho served as an Ohio state representative ; John Leavitt Jr.
John Leavitt was also one of the original proprietors of Aurora, Ohiowith members of the King, Phelps, and Granger families of Suffield. Old Ship Church, Hingham, Massachusetts. The two men apparently enjoyed particularly warm relations with the local Indians.Early life.
John Wheeler Leavitt was the son of Abiah (Kent) Leavitt and John Leavitt of Suffield, a carpenter, farmer and landowner whose family was among the first settlers of Suffield.
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