Grace Ella Lewis

16 August 1861–1939 (Age 77)
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Grace Ella

When Grace Ella Lewis was born on 16 August 1861, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Seth Lewis, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Abigail Gage, was 21. She married Arthur Alton Phinney on 23 September 1890, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States for about 30 years. She died in 1939, at the age of 78, and was buried in Centerville, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Alton Phinney
Grace Ella Lewis
Marriage: 23 September 1890

Spouse and Children

23 September 1890
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Seth Lewis


    Sarah Abigail Gage





    William Gage Lewis


    Seth Ames Lewis


World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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)

  • Grace E Lewis in household of Seth Lewis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Grace E Phinney in household of Arthur A Phinney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace E Phinney in household of Alton Phinney, "United States Census, 1900"

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