Margaret S. Lewis

6 December 1833–22 September 1879 (Age 45)
Seneca, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret S.

When Margaret S. Lewis was born on 6 December 1833, in Seneca, Ohio, United States, her father, John M Lewis, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Ann Hill, was 27. She married Austin Cass Marsh on 7 April 1857, in Washington, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pleasant Township, Madison, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Jackson Township, Washington, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 September 1879, in Washington, Iowa, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Washington, Iowa, United States.

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Austin Cass Marsh
Margaret S. Lewis
Marriage: 7 April 1857
Lewis Cass Marsh
Dewitt Clinton Marsh
Mary Clarissa Marsh

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 3
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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
Age 3
On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
Age 13
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English (but most common in Wales): from Lowis, Lodovicus, a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements hlod ‘fame’ + wīg ‘war’. This was the name of the founder of the Frankish dynasty, recorded in Latin chronicles as Ludovicus and Chlodovechus (the latter form becoming Old French Clovis, Clouis, Louis, the former developing into German Ludwig). The name was popular throughout France in the Middle Ages and was introduced to England by the Normans. In Wales it became inextricably confused with 2.2 Welsh: from an Anglicized form of the personal name Llywelyn ( see Llewellyn ).3 Irish and Scottish: reduced 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.

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Sources (10)

  • Margaret Masser in household of [illegible] Masser, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret Lewis in household of John Lewis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Maggie S Mursh in household of A C Mursh, "United States Census, 1870"

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