Mansfield Tanner Lewis

8 March 1844–14 December 1908 (Age 64)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Mansfield Tanner

When Mansfield Tanner Lewis was born on 8 March 1844, in Missouri, United States, his father, Willis Lewis, was 49 and his mother, Emily McDowell, was 42. He married Nancy A. Burks on 15 May 1864, in Boone, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Perche, Boone, Missouri, United States in 1880 and Perche Township, Boone, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 14 December 1908, in Columbia, Boone, Missouri, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Boone, Missouri, United States.

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Mansfield Tanner Lewis
Frances Ann Foley
Emmit Elbert Lewis
Nancy Lewis
Ida Lou Lewis
Charles Blackburn Lewis
Susan Irene Lewis
Loyd Lewis

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    Emmit Elbert Lewis


    Nancy Lewis


    Ida Lou Lewis


    Charles Blackburn Lewis


    Susan Irene Lewis


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World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 16

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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Sources (3)

  • Mansfield Lewis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mansfield Lewis in household of Willis Lewis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • M L Lewis, "United States Census, 1900"

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