William Woodson Lewis

1854–1888 (Age 34)
Lonedell, Franklin, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Woodson

When William Woodson Lewis was born in 1854, in Lonedell, Franklin, Missouri, United States, his father, James Brown Lewis, was 36 and his mother, Ann Mariah Falwell, was 28. He married Eliza Jane McKay on 29 April 1873. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Prairie Township, Franklin, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died in 1888, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

William Woodson Lewis
1854–1888
Eliza Jane McKay
1856–1907
Marriage: 29 April 1873
Samuel Lewis
1873–1874
Anne Adeline Lewis
1876–1914
William Lewis
1880–1882
Etta Jane Lewis
1878–1961
James Silas Lewis
1882–1966
Maude Lewis
1883–
Winnie Belle Lewis
1884–1974
Lillie Lewis
1886–1898
Mary Clementine Lewis
1888–1972

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 April 1873
children

(9)

    Samuel Lewis

    Male1873–1874Male

    Anne Adeline Lewis

    Female1876–1914Female

    Female1878–1961Female

    William Lewis

    Male1880–1882Male

    Male1882–1966Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1860

Age 6

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, corrupted down from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig; from lautwig, illustrious warrior. From this name we have the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, whence the modern name Louisa.

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Sources (3)

  • William Lewis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wm W Lewis in entry for Unknown, "Missouri Births, 1817-1939"
  • Wm Lewis in entry for Lewis, "Missouri Births, 1817-1939"

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