Lewis Eager

Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis

When Lewis Eager was born in 1845, in Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Lewis Eager, was 54 and his mother, Mary W. Whitmarsh, was 42. He lived in Keosauqua, Van Buren, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Van Buren Township, Van Buren, Iowa, United States in 1860.

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Lewis Eager
Mary W. Whitmarsh
Charles Eager
Abraham Eager
Mary Elizabeth Eager
John L. Eager
Lewis Eager

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1845 · Oh My Father
Age 0
"In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
Age 1
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 31
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Edgar .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Charles H Eager in household of Lewis Eager, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lewis Eagen in household of Lewis Eagen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lewis Eager, "Illinois, Hancock County, Nauvoo Community Project, 1839-1846 (BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy)"

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