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Henry Newton “Newt” Levi

Ripley County, Indiana, USA
Death 29 Aug 1907 (aged 49)
Rushville, Rush County, Indiana, USA
Burial Rushville, Rush County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section 12 Grave 34
Memorial ID 55447824 · View Source
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Newton or Newt (as he liked to be called) is the first husband of my maternal Gr-Grandmother, Leora Bell Frondorf.

The sixth of nine children born to Martin and Sarah Ann (Risk) Levi of Rushville, Rush Co IN, Newt married:

1) Hannah Shryock 8 Nov 1882 in Rush Co IN; she died 10 Jan 1894 in Rushville, Rush Co IN.
2) Leora Bell Frondorf 18 Nov 1895; they separated in early 1900 and were divorced by 1901.
3) Emma Eva (Graham) Henthorn abt 1902.

Children with Hannah:
1) Norman Levi
2) Loren Levi

Children with Leora:
1) Ernest Roscoe Levi Sr (1896-1942), m1: Miss Glenna (nee unkn), m2: Violet Young.
2) Gladys Levi (1900-1901)

No children with Emma.

Indiana Death Record:
LEVI, Henry Newton, Male, City Book 1 & 2, p. 63, Line 14, Record 530; Remarks: Died 29 Aug 1907.

1900 Census-Rushville Rush Co IN, 1st Jun:
Henry is divorced, aged 40 yrs (sic: 46 yrs old) and listed as brother to the Head of Household, Warren James Levi. Warren's wife, children and grandson Clellund, are also listed.

Note: On the 1900 Census at the Warren James Levi household, Henry has custody of his son Ernest, aged 1 yr. On the 1900 Census at the household of John F Weaver, where Leora resides during their separation, she is listed as a "boarder with 1 child and married". This child is baby Gladys, born Jul 1900.

New birth and marriage information graciously provided by Bob Lee. Cemetery plot information graciously provided by Shannon. Many thanks to both of you.

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  • Created by: Bonnie's Daughter
  • Added: 25 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55447824
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Newton “Newt” Levi (10 Oct 1857–29 Aug 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55447824, citing East Hill Cemetery, Rushville, Rush County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie's Daughter (contributor 47137929) .