If anyone has information regarding the ancestry of Rosier LEVERING or any other new information about him or his wife Elizabeth VANdeWALLE, please contact me.

(1) Rosier LEVERING, b. possibly about 1620 possibly in Wesel, Westphalia, Germany, d. possibly about March 1675/76 in Gemen, Westphalia, Germany; m. to Elizabeth VANdeWALLE (b. unknown); they resided in Gemen, Westphalia, Germany; their children:

[#2]    i. John Wigard, b. about 1648-51, d. 2 Feb 1745, m. Magdalena BOKER; 
       ii. Eberhard, b. 1652, m. Mechtold SCHMULING; 
      iii. Elizabeth, b. about 1654; 
       iv. Alche, b. about 1656; 
        v. William, b. about 1658, d. 3 Jan 1709, m. 1st Grete NILANT, 
		2nd Maria VEETS; 
       vi. Gerhard, b. about 1660, d. after 1731, m. Mary ____; 
      vii. daughter, b. 1662. 

(2) John Wigard LEVERING, b. about 1648 in Gemen, Westphalia, Prussia, d. 2 Feb 1745 in Roxborough, Philadelphia Co., PA; burial: Leverington Cemetery; m., about April 1674 in Gemen Borken, Westfallen, Prussia, Germany, to Magdalena BOKER (b. about 1648-50, d. 1717; daughter of William BOKER & Sidonia Williams BRAVIERS); they resided in Mulheim, Freig., Prussia, Germany, and in Roxborough, Philadelphia Co., PA; their children:

        i. Anna Sophia, b. Jan 1675, d. Feb 1675; 
       ii. Anna Catherine, b. Mar 1676, d. 1754, m. Heinrich FREY; 
      iii. Maria Fria Elizabeth, b. Jul 1677, d. 1677; 
[#3]   iv. William [Sr.], b. 4 May 1679, d. about Aug 1746, 
		m. Catharine ____; 
        v. Amelia Anna Sophia, b. Jul 1682, d. 5 Feb 1771, m. Benjamin MORGAN; 
       vi. Anna Sibella, b. Sep 1684, d. 17 Aug 1764, m. George MILLER; 		
      vii. Herman, b. 18 Nov 1686, d. May 1691; 
     viii. Elizabeth, b. 7 Jan 1689, d. Sep 1703; 
       ix. Sidonia, b. 23 Apr 1691, d. about 1736, m. Peter DEHAVEN; 
        x. Jacob, b. 21 Jan 1693, d. Oct 1753, m. Alice TUNIS; 
       xi. Magdalena, b. 13 Jan 1695, d. Feb 1695; 
      xii. Magdalena, b. 4 Jun 1696, d. 10 May 1736, m. William TUNES. 

(3) William LEVERING [Sr.], b. 4 May 1679 in Mulheim, Freig., Prussia, Germany, d. about Aug 1746 in Roxborough, Philadelphia Co., PA; burial: Leverington Cemetery ; m., about 1703, to Catharine ____ (b. about 1679); they resided in Roxborough, Philadelphia Co., PA; their children:

        i. William [Jr.], b. Aug 1705, d. 30 Mar 1774, m. Hanna HARDEN; 
       ii. Amelia, b. about 1708, d. 7 Feb 1762, m. Abraham SHOEMAKER; 
[#4]  iii. Elizabeth, b. about 1712, m. 1st Mr. TAYLOR, m. 2nd John CLEAVER; 
       iv. Magdalena, b. about 1715, m. Matthias MARIS. 
        v. Benjamin, b. about 1723, d. 17 Mar 1763, m. Elizabeth JONES; 

(4) Elizabeth LEVERING, b. about 1712 in Roxborough, Philadelphia Co., PA, d. unknown probably in Bristol Twsp., Philadelphia Co., PA; m. 1st, before 1729, to Mr. TAYLOR.
Elizabeth LEVERING m. 2nd, 28 Feb 1729 in Philadelphia Co., PA, to John CLEAVER (b. about 1705 d. 1773).

Continued on my CLEAVER Family Page

  1. Atkinson, Nora W. "The Levering Family". The Wolfe Family History, Lawhead Press, 1964, pages 286-289.

  2. Jones, Horatio G. The Levering Family, Philadelphia, PA, 1858.

  3. Levering, John. The Levering Family History and Genealogy, Levering Hist. Assoc., Indianapolis, IN, 1897.

  4. Levering, Wichert. "[Abstract of his will, written 3 August 1742, proved 7 February 1745]". Abstract of Philadelphia County Wills, book G, page 845.

  5. Levering, William. "[Abstract of his will, written 20 December 1744, proved 10 September 1746]". Abstract of Philadelphia County Wills, book H, pages 921-922.



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