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 Sarah <I>Brown</I> Levering

Sarah Brown Levering

Death 29 Feb 1847 (aged 65–66)
Ellicott City, Howard County, Maryland, USA
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 65661720 · View Source
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Sarah married her first cousin, Jesse Levering (27 May 1773 - 12 Sept 1832), as his second wife.

Jesse was the son of Enoch Levering and Hannah (Righter) Levering (27 May 1773 - 12 Sept 1832). He had [1st] married Ann (McLaughlin) Levering (died 20 Oct 1779).

Jesse engaged in business first with his brother, Enoch Levering (1769-1828), under the firm of Enoch and Jesse Levering, and then with his sons as Jesse Levering & Sons.

Jesse served was in the War of 1812, and was a member of Capt. Samuel Sterrett's Company, 5th Regiment of Maryland Volunteers. He was wounded in the palm of his right hand at the Battle of Bladensburg while loading his gun.

During the bombardment of Fort McHenry and the Battle of North Point, Sarah remained in Baltimore City attending to her wounded husband and to the other wounded soldiers and their families.

Jesse died of Cholera. In 1841, Sarah and her family removed to Ellicott's Mills where she died.

Sarah and all the family are interred at Green Mount Cemetery where a monument has been erected to their memory.

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  • Added: 15 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65661720
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Brown Levering (1781–29 Feb 1847), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65661720, citing Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by myta (contributor 47351841) .