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LeViness Family
Elizabeth Maiden
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Looking for info about an old New York Family:  LeViness, LaViness, Lavinus.  My part of family lived in Westchester and then the Bronx, West Farms, Fordham, etc.  Info concerning George Leviness b. 1830 would be appreciated.
Elizabeth Maiden
Locust Valley, NY
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RE: LeViness Family
Loretta Connors Hoar
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      My great grandmother, Theresa Charlotte Leviness,had a brother George, born abt 1838.  Their parents were Sylvester Leviness b 1811 and Susan Leviness b 1820 in N..  All were brought up in Westchester County, i.e. Yonkers.  If this is the right George Levinus I have more info if interested.

Loretta Connors Hoar 

 

Loretta Connors Hoar
Ireland
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RE: LeViness Family [2]
Elizabeth Maiden
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Thanks for your reply!  I don't have much information about George Leviness except an approximate birth date from census records and an occupation - he was a silver plater.  He passed this occupation on to his son, Joseph Henry who was my gggrandfather born in New York. 

Could you share your source with me to determine if we are related?  Thanks, Beth

Elizabeth Maiden
Locust Valley, NY
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RE: LeViness Family [3]
Loretta Connors
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I have been very busy with my husband these past few years.  He passed away recently and I am doing more research for my family tree.  If you still want to talk, please let me know.  I won't be back to Connecticut until beginning of June 2015.  All my research is home there.  I believe my dad's uncle is George Leviness from Greenburgh/Westchester County Area.  Do you know if George had a sister Theresa?

 

Loretta Connors Hoar

860-977-0648 

tbhoar@yahoo.com 

Loretta Connors
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RE: LeViness Family [4]
Elizabeth Maiden
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Hello Loretta,

Sorry to hear about your husband.  Hope you and your family are managing well.

Since my first post, I have made some discoveries.  Our George Leviness was born in 1829/1830 in Manhattan (an area which later became the Bronx).  His parents were Joseph and Ann Leviness. 

It does seem that families repeat names over and over!

We may still be related but I have to look at where your tree may meet mine.

Be well, enjoy the spring, Beth 

Elizabeth Maiden
Locust Valley, NY
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RE: LeViness Family [5]
Debbie Maguire
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Hello Loretta

My name is Debbie Combs Maguire.  I came across your messages doing some family research.  Lorretta, I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your husband.   

 My great - grandmother was also Theresa Leviness.  Her son Harry Prince Combs is my grandfather.  George, Harry's youngest child is my Dad.  My Dad (89) still has three sisters living, Nioma (98) Genevieve and Edythe (92) 

I have been looking for a while on any information of David and Theresa (Leviness) Combs.  I can find some on Theresa, but David - not so much.  I've only found a couple of census' and I do have a picture of his headstone in Oakland Cemetary in Yonkers where my grandparents Harry and Genevieve Combs are buried.

I've found Theresa's obituary online, but would love to learn more about her.  My Dad doesn't remember much about her and his memory is fading. He would have only been about 10 when she passed away.

Hope you are doing well. Take care,

Debbie 

 

 

Debbie Maguire
Walden, NY
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