Abagail Francis Lewis

2 December 1845–30 March 1869 (Age 23)
Franklin, Missouri, United States

The Life of Abagail Francis

When Abagail Francis Lewis was born on 2 December 1845, in Franklin, Missouri, United States, her father, James Brown Lewis, was 27 and her mother, Ann Mariah Falwell, was 19. She married Silas Nathaniel Green Herrington on 16 April 1868, in Franklin, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Franklin, Franklin Township, Howard, Missouri Territory, United States in 1850. She died on 30 March 1869, in Jefferson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Houston, Texas, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Silas Nathaniel Green Herrington
Abagail Francis Lewis
Marriage: 16 April 1868
James Joshua Herrington

Spouse and Children

    Silas Nathaniel Green Herrington



16 April 1868
Franklin, Missouri, United States


    James Joshua Herrington


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 15

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

Age 18

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

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)

  • Abigail F Lewis in household of James B Lewis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abigail Lewis in entry for James Joshua Herrington, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
  • Abigail Frances Lewis Herrington, "Find A Grave Index"

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