Hello I too am researching levanways. My ggggrandmother wa a levanway her name was Emma Cora Levanway. Any how. I came across this information that I thought you might be interested in......
In the 1900 census of Michigan, Isabella county, chippewa township
Joseph Levanway: Head of household Born Feb 1828 Married 12 years 72 years of age He was born in Frace as were his parents. Come to america in 1839.. Occupation farmer.
Carlisha? Wife Born april 1861 mother of 4, 3 survive born in Michigan, parents born in New york and michigan
Bertha B daughter born sept. 1889 in Michigan
Lottie B Born 1894 IN Michigan
Hope this info helps........