Lewis Williamson

June 1857–2 January 1913 (Age 55)
Cosby, Cocke, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Lewis

When Lewis Williamson was born in June 1857, in Cosby, Cocke, Tennessee, United States, his father, Reuben Williamson, was 47 and his mother, Elizabeth Webb, was 36. He married Sarah Baxter on 25 February 1877, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Civil District 12, Crockett, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 9, Cocke, Tennessee, United States in 1910. He died on 2 January 1913, in Cosby, Cocke, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Cosby, Cocke, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Williamson
1857–1913
Sarah Baxter
1861–1928
Marriage: 25 February 1877
John Lewis Williamson
1878–1945
George Williamson
1879–1927
Jacob O. "Jake" Williamson
1881–1957
Alex Luther Williamson
1884–1969
Dovie Williamson
1886–
Dovie Williamson
1886–1956
Margaret Williamson
1889–1956
Mary Elizabeth Williamson
1891–1970
Rhoda Williamson
1893–1978
Holaway Williamson
1894–
Holloway Williamson
1895–1967
James A Williamson
1898–1923
Susie Williamson
1900–1981

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 February 1877
Cocke, Tennessee, United States
children

(13)

    Male1878–1945Male

    George Williamson

    Male1879–1927Male

    Jacob O. "Jake" Williamson

    Male1881–1957Male

    Male1884–1969Male

    Dovie Williamson

    Female1886–Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Reuben Williamson

    Male1810–1863Male

    Female1821–1900Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 5

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 15

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from William .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lewis Williamsome, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lewis Williamson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • L Williamson, "United States Census, 1880"

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