Lewis L. Fernald

Male23 March 1885–4 June 1930

Brief Life History of Lewis L.

When Lewis L. Fernald was born on 23 March 1885, in Prairie City, Grant, Oregon, United States, his father, Walter Fernald, was 42 and his mother, Anna Elizabeth Richardson, was 27. He married Pearl Marion Eccles in 1918, in Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Baker City, Baker, Oregon, United States for about 30 years. He died on 4 June 1930, in Grant, Oregon, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Baker City, Baker, Oregon, United States.

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Lewis L. Fernald
Pearl Marion Eccles
Marriage: 1918
Nancy Jane Fernald
Walter Eccles Fernald

Sources (11)

  • Lewis Ternald in household of Walter Ternald, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lewis L Fernald, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
  • Lewis Fernald, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1918Oregon, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 1

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 13

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of French Fernel, itself a shortened form of a derivative of Old French ferron ‘blacksmith, ironmonger’.

    History: This surname was brought to North America from England. It is listed along with its original form Fernel in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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