Ray S Lewis

1882–
Michigan, United States

The Life of Ray S

When Ray S Lewis was born in 1882, in Michigan, United States, his father, John C. Lewis, was 27 and his mother, Thankful Eddie, was 25. He married Josephine Schorno on 3 June 1908, in Hopkins, Allegan, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ray S Lewis
1882–
Josephine Schorno
1880–
Marriage: 3 June 1908

Spouse and Children

    Male1882–Male

    Josephine Schorno

    Female1880–Female

MARRIAGE
3 June 1908
Hopkins, Allegan, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John C. Lewis

    Male1855–Male

    Thankful Eddie

    Female1857–Female

siblings

(2)

    Burtis Fay Lewis

    Male1877–1918Male

    Male1882–Male

World Events (3)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 0

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.
1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 5

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

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 (1)

  • Ray S. Lewis, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"

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