Douglas Tapp Lewis

20 January 1886–3 March 1919 (Age 33)
Richmond, Virginia, United States

The Life of Douglas Tapp

Douglas Tapp Lewis was born on 20 January 1886, in Richmond, Virginia, United States as the son of John M. Lewis and Sallie W.. He married Lottie B. Cheatham on 12 May 1908, in Richmond, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Tuckahoe, Henrico, Virginia, United States in 1900. He died on 3 March 1919, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Fort Mitchell, Kenton, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Douglas Tapp Lewis
Lottie B. Cheatham
Marriage: 12 May 1908
Douglas Lewis
Robert Edward Lewis
Carlyle Blackburn Lewis
Myrtle Adelaide Lewis

Spouse and Children

12 May 1908
Richmond, Virginia, United States


    Douglas Lewis


    Robert Edward Lewis


    Carlyle Blackburn Lewis


    Myrtle Adelaide Lewis


Parents and Siblings

    John M. Lewis


    Sallie W.





    John F. Lewis


    Margaret E. Lewis


    Henry H. Lewis


    Robert W. Lewis


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 8

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 10

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Douglas L Lewis in household of John M Lewis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Douglas T Lewis, "Virginia, Richmond City Birth Index, 1870-1912"
  • Duglas T Lewis, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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