Margaret McElhenny

Margaret McElhenny (2 July 1838 – 22 June 1918)

Born:
2 Jul 1838 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States5
Married:
8 October 1855 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States to James Levens4
Died:
22 Jun 1918 in Centralia, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States5
Parents:
Alexander McElhenny (abt 1810- aft 1860)
Sophia Hazlet (abt 1809- aft 1860)
Spouse:
James Levens (abt 1830 – 1884)
Children:
John Levens (1856-    ), Mary Levens (1856-1857), James Levens (1857-1924), Elizabeth Levens (1859-1950), Mary Levens (1862-1935), Alexander Levens (1864-1949), Sophia Levens (1867-1934), Sarah Ann Levens (1869-1949), William Thomas Levens (1877-1956)

Ancestors
Margaret is the descendant of Alexander McElhenny & Sophia Hazlet.

Biography
Margaret McElhenny was born on 2 Jul 1838 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.5 She lived with her parents in Richmond, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States on 1 Jun 1850.6
Margaret McElhenny and James Levens were married on 8 Oct 1855 at Church of the Messiah in Richmond, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.3,4
She likely lived in Cass Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States on 1 Jun 1860. The family is enumerated as Lewis instead of Levens.7 She lived in Centralia, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States on 1 Jun 1870 and 1 Jun 1880.1,2 She lived in Conyngham Township, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States on 1 Jun 1900.8 She was enumerated in both Conyngham Township with her son William and at McKnight Street in Gordon, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States with her daughter Elizabeth Ebert on 15 Apr 1910.9,10
Margaret died on 22 Jun 1918 at the age of 79 in Centralia, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States.5 She was buried on 25 Jun 1918 in Ashland, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.5

Last updated: 3 January 2015

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Citations

  1. 1870 U.S. Census, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Conynham Twp., Centralia, p. 26, dwelling 156, family 195, James Levans; digital images, FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1438024 : accessed 1 January 2014).
  2. 1880 U.S. Census, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Conyngham Twp, Centralia Boro., enumeration district (ED) 171, p. 30, dwelling 188, family 268, James Levan; digital images, FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417683 : accessed 1 January 2014).
  3. Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania: Genealogy – Family History – Biography: Containing Historical Sketches of Old Families and of Representative and Prominent Citizens Past and Present. In Two Volumes. Volume II. (Chicago: J.H. Beers & Company, 1916), p.1078, https://books.google.com/books?id=mhEVAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA1078#v=onepage&q&f=false.
    Transcription available here.
  4. Historical Society of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), Philadelphia, Church of the Messiah (Protestant Episcopal) marriages, p.354, image 72, James Levens and Margaret McIlhenny; digital images, Ancestry.com. Pennsylvania, Historic Church and Town Records, 1708-1985 (http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2451 : accessed 7 December 2014).
  5. Pennsylvania, Department of Health, death certificate 66517 (1918), Margaret Levens; Division of Vital Records, New Castle.
  6. 1850 U.S. Census, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Richmond District, dwelling 746, family 793, Elexander McElhany (indexed as McElhainy); digital images, FamilySearch.org (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1401638 : accessed 22 December 2014).
  7. 1860 US Census, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Cass Township, p.184, dwelling #1299, family # 1292, James Lewis; digital images, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : accessed 21 December 2014).
  8. 1900 U.S. Census, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Conyngham township (east), enumeration district (ED) 11, sheet 10B, dwelling 190, family 192, Margaret Levens; digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1325221 : accessed 22 December 2014).
  9. 1910 U.S. Census, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Conyngham Township (NE & NW), enumeration district (ED) 18, sheet 7B, dwelling 130, family 132, William Levans (indexed as Lerans); digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1727033 : accessed 22 December 2014).
  10. 1910 U.S. Census, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, population schedule, Gordon Borough, enumeration district (ED) 31, sheet 8B, dwelling 166, family 173, George W. Eberts; digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1727033 : accessed 22 December 2014).
Citation for this post:
Conrad, Alexander, "Margaret McElhenny," Conrad-Todd-Garrison-Carman genealogy, News about dead people, 3 January 2015 (https://www.ctgcgenealogy.com/2015/01/03/margaret-mcelhenny/ : accessed 19 September 2020)
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