Major O. Lewis

October 1848–
, Dorchester, Maryland

The Life of Major O.

When Major O. Lewis was born in October 1848, his father, Patrick O'Neal Lewis, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Amanda Deane, was 34. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Amanda F.. He lived in District 10, Dorchester, Maryland, United States in 1880 and Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1900.

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Major O. Lewis
Amanda F.
Maurice E. Lewis
Bertha M. Lewis
Preston M. Lewis
Daisy Alma Lewis
Viola Lewis
Stella Lewis
Lloyd Lewis

Spouse and Children


    Amanda F.




    Maurice E. Lewis


    Bertha M. Lewis


    Preston M. Lewis


    Daisy Alma Lewis


    Viola Lewis


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+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Baltimore Riot of 1861

Age 13

"On April 19, 1861, the Baltimore riot took place on Pratt Street. A combination of antiwar """"Copperhead"""" Democrats and other Southern/Confederate sympathizers and Massachusetts and Pennsylvania militia ran into each other at President Street Station and ended at Camden Street Station. This was the first bloodshed of the American Civil War."

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 33

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Magar Lewis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Major O Lewis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Major Lewis in household of Patrick Lewis, "United States Census, 1860"

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