Lewis Nelson Hummer

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Lewis Nelson Hummer
1845–1921
Margaret A. Slagel
1847–1928
Marriage: 3 July 1875
Orpha L Hummer
1877–1962
Jacob Hummer
1879–1944
Nonna Hummer
1885–1974
Oren Dorse Hummer
1888–1965
James C. Humer
1889–1983
Hummer
1889–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 July 1875
Marion, Marion, Ohio, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Hummer

    Male1824–1886Male

    Lucinda Valentine

    Female1824–1881Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

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.
1865

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

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

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

Sources (3)

  • Lewis Hummer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lewis Humner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lewis Humer, "United States Census, 1900"

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