Simeon F. Lewis

Brief Life History of Simeon F.

When Simeon F. Lewis was born about 1838, in Potter, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Amos R. Lewis, was 36 and his mother, Bethiah N Carpenter, was 30. He died on 28 October 1839, in Bingham Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 2, and was buried in North Bingham, Bingham Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Amos R. Lewis
Bethiah N Carpenter
Lurinda Lewis
Simeon F. Lewis
Louisa Lewis
Rachel Permelia Lewis
Anna C. Lewis
Alvin P Lewis
Levi B Lewis
Alonzo Lewis
Amos Oscar Lewis
Alonzo B. Lewis

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Simeon F. Lewis - Church record: birth-name: Simeon F. Lewis

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Lewis, Leweis, Lowis, from ancient Germanic (originally West Frankish) Hludwig (itself from hlōd- ‘fame, famous’ + wīg- ‘battle’). This was Latinized as Ludovicus and Chlodovisus, which were gallicized as Clovis or Clouis, French Louis. The name may also appear as Lawis, Laweys, Lawes, by unrounding of the vowel of Lowis on the analogy of the variation between Low and Law as pet forms of Middle English Lourence alias Laurence. This surname is also very common among African Americans. See Laws 2 and compare Lawrence .

Welsh: adopted for the Welsh personal name Llywelyn (see Llewellyn ).

Irish: shortened 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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