Minerva Lewis

12 November 1896–19 June 1977 (Age 80)
Hayes, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Minerva

When Minerva Lewis was born on 12 November 1896, in Hayes, Nebraska, United States, her father, John Lewis, was 46 and her mother, Callie Louisa Rosa, was 34. She married Charles Arthur Seymour in March 1927, in North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Swan Lake Election Precinct, Hayes, Nebraska, United States in 1940 and Cambridge, Furnas, Nebraska, United States in 1967. She died on 19 June 1977, in Oxford, Furnas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Palisade Cemetery, Palisade, Hitchcock, Nebraska, United States.

Photos & Memories (5)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Charles Arthur Seymour
Minerva Lewis
Marriage: March 1927
Robert Arthur Seymour
Kenneth Seymour
Wilma Rose Seymour
Clifford Charles Seymour

Spouse and Children

March 1927
North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings



+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Minerva Lunis in household of John Lunis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Minervie Lewis in household of John Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Minervie Seymour in household of Charley A Seymour, "United States Census, 1930"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.