Levi Jackman (1797 - 1876) MP

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Birthplace: Vershire, Orange, Vermont, USA
Death: Died in Salem, Utah, Utah, USA
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About Levi Jackman

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868

Jackman, Levi

Birth Date: 28 Aug. 1797

Death Date: 23 July 1876

Gender: Male

Age: 49 at time of crossing

Company: Brigham Young Pioneer Company (1847)

Departure: 14 April 1847

Arrival: 21-24 July 1847

Company Information:

The original pioneer company consisted of 142 men, 3 women, and 2 children, and 72 wagons when they left the outfitting post of Winter Quarters, Nebraska. They covered the 1031 miles of the trail in 111 days.

JACKMAN, LEVI (son of Moses French Jackman, born June 16, 1767, and Elizabeth Carr, born Sept. 19, 1763, both of Salisbury, Essex county, Mass.). Born July 28, 1797,Corinth, Vt.; pioneer July 24, 1847, Brigham Young company.

Married Angeline Myers (daughter of Henry Myers and Ruth Rodgers), who died at Kirtland, Ohio. Their children: Albert Brady, m. Lucinda Stone; William Ruel b. Oct. 6, 1818; Aurilla Peckham b. Sept. 20, 1820, m. Moses Curtis; Parmenia Adams b. Aug. 6, 1822, m. Phebe Lodema Merrill; Ammi Rumsey b. Feb. 6, 1825, m. Aurilla Eldredge; Levi b. May 2, 1828. Family resided at Kirtland, Ohio, and Salt Lake City, Utah

Married Lucinda Harmon Nov. 18, 1849, Salt Lake City (daughter of Oliver and Sarah Harmon), who was born March 16, 1822, Conneaut, Pa. Their children: Sarah Lucinda b. March 20, 1851, d. young; Levi Harmon b. Sept, 6, 1853, m. Sarah E. Hatch; Almira Sophronia b. June 30, 1856, m. Joseph Hanks Oct. 29, 1876; Daniel Wells b. April 18, 1860, m. Sarah M. Marble Nov. 1, 1878. Family home Salt Lake City, Utah.

Member of high council. Worked on Kirtland and Nauvoo temples. First counselor to Bishop Roundy of the sixteenth ward and acted as bishop during the bishop's mission to England; patriarch. Died July 23, 1876, Salem, Utah.

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Levi Jackman's Timeline

July 28, 1797
Vershire, Orange, Vermont, USA
November 13, 1817
Age 20
Alexander, Gennessee, New York, USA
September 20, 1820
Age 23
Alexander, Genesee, New York, USA
July 23, 1876
Age 78
Salem, Utah, Utah, USA
Salem, UT, USA