Henry Leavenworth was born 10 December 1783 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America to Jesse Leavenworth (1740-1824) and Katherine Conkling (c1732-) and died 21 July 1834 Indian Territory, United States of America of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Eunice Morrison . He married Electa Knapp . He married Harriet Lovejoy .


Offspring of Henry Leavenworth and Elizabeth Eunice Morrison
Name Birth Death Joined with
Eunice Leavenworth
Jesse Henry Leavenworth

Offspring of Henry Leavenworth and Harriet Lovejoy
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alida Leavenworth


An American soldier active in the War of 1812 and early military expeditions against the Plains Indians. He established Fort Leavenworth in Kansas, and also gave his name to Leavenworth, Kansas, Leavenworth County, Kansas, and the Leavenworth Penitentiary.


Henry Leavenworth by Dr.Rich Barbuto


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