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Moses W. Levensaler (1804 - 1882)

Moses W. Levensaler
Born in Waldoboro, Lincoln, Maine, United Statesmap
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Died at age 78 in Waldoboro, Lincoln, Maine, United Statesmap
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Moses W. Levensaler was the son of John Levensaler and Katherine Achorn. He married Sally Hahn in 1832. They had nine children, born between 1833 and 1852. Moses died in 1882. [1]

Moses W. Levensaler, 1804-1882, was the son of John Levensaler (1775-1845) and Katherine Achorn, who married in 1799 in Waldroboro, Lincoln, Maine. All of their children were born in Waldrboro. Moses married Sarah Hahn. They had at least one child, Warren Levansaler (1837-1915), a hotelier, who died in Washington DC, and is buried with his wife and two daughters in Washington DC. Moses died in 1882, aged 78. He is buried at Comery Cemetery, Waldoboro, Maine. Also buried there are his father; an aunt, Margaret Benner; and two brothers, Aaron, and John Adam. [2]

Moses Levensaler and SallybHahn were married on 13 December 1832, in Waldoboro, Lincoln, Maine. [3]

In 1850, the Levensaler family lived in Waldoboro, Lincoln, Maine. The household included

  • Moses Levensaler, 46, born in Maine, a farmer
  • Sally Levenseler, 38, b. Maine
  • Catharine Levenseler, 15, Maine
  • Maria Levenseler, 13, Maine
  • Warren Levenseler, 12, Maine
  • William Levenseler, 11, Maine
  • Mary Levenseler, 8, Maine
  • Edward Levenseler, 5, Maine
  • Washington Levenseler, 3, Maine

All of the children were in school, except for the youngest one. [4]

In 1860, they lived on their farm in Waldoboro, Maine. The family included

  • Moses Levanseller, 56, born in Maine, a farmer, with $2000 in real estate and $700 in personal estate
  • Sally Levanseller, 48 Maine
  • William Levanseller, 19 Maine, a farm laborer
  • Mary A Levanseller, 17 Maine
  • Edward F Levanseller, 14 Maine
  • Moses W Levanseller, 12 Maine

All of the children were in school. [5]

In 1880, the Levensaler family lived in Waldoboro, Maine. All members of the household were born in Maine, as were their parents. The family included Moses *Levensaler, 76, a farmer, disabled (rheumatic)

  • Sally, 68, wife
  • Edward, 34, son; widowed, a farmer


Moses Levensaler died, aged 88, on 29 March 1892 in Waldoboro, Maine. He was 88. Moses was born in Waldoboro, the son of John Levensaler and Mary L. Achorn. He was a widowed farmer, and died of old age. Moses was buried at Comery Cemetery. [7]

NOTE: either this death record (which is difficult to read) or FindAGrave (no gravestone photo) is incorrect. Did he die in 1882 or 1892?


  1. Family Tree, with sources (
  2. Find A Grave: Memorial #106286235
  3. "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907", database, FamilySearch ( : 14 January 2020), Moses Levenseler, 1832.
  4. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 22 December 2020), Moses Levenseler, Waldoboro, Lincoln, Maine, United States; citing family , NARA microfilm publication (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 February 2021), Moses Levanseller, 1860.
  6. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 14 January 2022), Moses Levinsella, Waldoboro, Lincoln, Maine, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .
  7. "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 2 March 2021), Moses Levensaler, 29 Mar 1892; citing Waldoboro, , Maine, United States, multiple sources, Maine; FHL microfilm.

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