Elizabeth Lewis

31 March 1815–31 August 1886 (Age 71)
Greenfield, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Lewis was born on 31 March 1815, in Greenfield, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Capt Samuel Lewis, was 38 and her mother, Betsey Martin, was 35. She married Larkin Mason on 10 November 1863, in Greenfield, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. She died on 31 August 1886, in Temple, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Wilton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Larkin Mason
1789–
Elizabeth Lewis
1815–1886
Marriage: 10 November 1863

Spouse and Children

    Larkin Mason

    Male1789–Male

    Female1815–1886Female

MARRIAGE
10 November 1863
Greenfield, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Male1776–1860Male

    Betsey Martin

    Female1779–1841Female

siblings

(12)

    Sarah Lewis

    Female1804–1889Female

    Moses Lewis

    Male1805–1838Male

    Samuel Lewis

    Male1807–Male

    John Lewis

    Male1808–Male

    Nehemiah Lewis

    Male1810–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 18

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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Sources (3)

  • Betsey Lewis in household of James Lewis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizebeth Whitcomb in household of Thomas J Whitcomb, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Lewis Mason, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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