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 Levi Warren Giddings

Levi Warren Giddings

Birth
Death 1891 (aged 64–65)
California, USA
Burial Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Alpine Meadow, near Founder's Circle
Memorial ID 19587 · View Source
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Early California pioneer. Father of Laura C. Giddings. Before 1882, residents of historic Pasadena, California, buried their loved ones in their backyards or on other family property. Then, local resident Col. Banbury decided to sell his property that lay along the Arroyo Seco, now part of the Wrigley Estate. The Colonel's son, Charles, however, was already buried in the area along with Laura Giddings and a few other Pasadena residents. The question of what would happen to these graves if Col. Banbury sold his estate prompted Levi Giddings to offer part of his property to be set aside for a cemetery. In early 1883, Col. Banbury's son, Charles, Laura Giddings, and others were removed from the area along the Arroyo Seco and reinterred in the newly established cemetery on Fair Oaks Avenue...Mountain View Cemetery. By the end of the year, eight other transfers were made for a total of 24 burials. There are a number of Giddings' interred at Mountain View. All are related to Joshua Reed Giddings, the well-known anti slavery statesman from Ohio, who was greatly instrumental in the formation of the underground railroad.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19587
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Levi Warren Giddings (1826–1891), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19587, citing Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum, Altadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .