Elizabeth Lewis

about 1803–
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Lewis was born about 1803, in Virginia, United States. She married William Davies about 1823, in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

David Davies
1805–1858
Elizabeth Lewis
1803–
Marriage: 13 November 1823
Ann Davis
1828–
Mary Davis
1828–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 November 1823Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1803
    Age 0
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1812 · Monumental Church Built
    Age 9
    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 33
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Lewis, Leweis, Lowis, from ancient Germanic (originally West Frankish) Hludwig (itself from hlōd- ‘fame, famous’ + wīg- ‘battle’). This was Latinized as Ludovicus and Chlodovisus, which were gallicized as Clovis or Clouis, French Louis. The name may also appear as Lawis, Laweys, Lawes, by unrounding of the vowel of Lowis on the analogy of the variation between Low and Law as pet forms of Middle English Lourence alias Laurence. This surname is also very common among African Americans. See Laws 2 and compare Lawrence .Welsh: adopted for the Welsh personal name Llywelyn (see Llewellyn ).Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lughaidh ‘son of Lughaidh’. This is one of the most common Old Irish personal names. It is derived from Lugh ‘brightness’, which was the name of a Celtic god.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Laws
    Lewison
    McGlew
    Lowis

    Sources (3)

    • Elizabeth Lewis, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"
    • Elizabeth Lewis, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"
    • Elizabeth Lewis, "Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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