Lewis Nelson Hummer

24 May 1845–8 September 1921 (Age 76)
Washington Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis Nelson

When Lewis Nelson Hummer was born on 24 May 1845, in Washington Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States, his father, John Hummer, was 21 and his mother, Lucinda Valentine, was 21. He married Margaret A. Slagel on 3 July 1875, in Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Dallas Township, Crawford, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 8 September 1921, in Tully Township, Marion, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Caledonia Cemetery, Caledonia, Marion, Ohio, United States.

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Lewis Nelson Hummer
Margaret A. Slagel
Marriage: 3 July 1875
Orpha L Hummer
Jacob Hummer
Nonna Hummer
Oren Dorse Hummer
James C. Humer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1875Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 15
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    South German (Hümmer): see Huemmer .German: from a personal name composed of the ancient Germanic elements hugi ‘heart, mind, spirit’ + mari ‘famous’.

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Lewis N. Hummer in entry for Hummer, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Lewis Hummer, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Lewis Hummer in entry for Jacob Hummer and Irene Winters, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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