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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John M Lewis
Sarah Ann Hill
Marriage: 20 December 1827
Martha H Lewis
William Wesley Lewis
Mary Ann Lewis
Margaret S. Lewis
Robert Lewis
Sarah M Lewis
Elizabeth Jane Lewis
John Lewis
Rebecca A. Lewis

Spouse and Children

20 December 1827
Pickaway, Ohio, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Ann Little




    Zertha Dorothea Lewis




    William James Lewis



World Events (8)

1810 · Change of capital city

Age 2

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

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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