John M Lewis

28 April 1808–7 February 1865 (Age 56)
Worcester, Maryland, United States

The Life of John M

When John M Lewis was born on 28 April 1808, in Worcester, Maryland, United States, his father, Jesse Lewis, was 23 and his mother, Ann Little, was 21. He married Sarah Ann Hill on 20 December 1827, in Pickaway, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Township, Madison, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 7 February 1865, in Washington Township, Washington, Iowa, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Washington, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John M Lewis
1808–1865
Sarah Ann Hill
1806–1880
Marriage: 20 December 1827
Martha H Lewis
1828–1855
William Wesley Lewis
1830–1916
Mary Ann Lewis
1832–1892
Margaret S. Lewis
1833–1879
Robert Lewis
1836–1850
Sarah M Lewis
1837–1860
Elizabeth Jane Lewis
1839–1913
John Lewis
1841–1920
Rebecca A. Lewis
1846–1915

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 December 1827
Pickaway, Ohio, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1784–1864Male

    Ann Little

    Female1787–1819Female

siblings

(5)

    Zertha Dorothea Lewis

    Female1806–Female

    Male1808–1865Male

    Male1810–Male

    William James Lewis

    Male1812–1901Male

    Female1816–Female

World Events (8)

1810 · Change of capital city

Age 2

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1812

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 17

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • John Lewis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Lewis, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • John M Lewis, "Find A Grave Index"

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