Lewis Eager

1845–
Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Lewis Eager
1791–
Mary W. Whitmarsh
1803–
Charles Eager
1834–
Abraham Eager
1835–1841
Mary Elizabeth Eager
1837–1914
John L. Eager
1842–1878
Lewis Eager
1845–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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."
1846

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • 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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