Tacy Lewis

29 September 1743–1813 (Age 69)
Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Tacy

When Tacy Lewis was born on 29 September 1743, in Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Enoch Lewis, was 22 and her mother, Mary Kenyon, was 26. She married Benjamin Cahoon Card in 1763, in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1813, in her hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in Westford, Ashford, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Benjamin Cahoon Card
Tacy Lewis
Marriage: 1763
Judith Card
Mary Card
Sarah Card
Joseph Card
Benjamin Card
Judith Card
Enoch Card
Newberry Card

Spouse and Children

South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 33

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 33

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1780 · French Occupy Newport

Age 37

During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

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)

  • Tacy Lewis Card, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lese in entry for Sarah Card, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Lese in entry for Judith Card, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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