Margaret Jane Lewis

17 December 1841–4 April 1933 (Age 91)
Conemaugh Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Margaret Jane

When Margaret Jane Lewis was born on 17 December 1841, in Conemaugh Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, David Thomas Lewis, was 37 and her mother, Jane Davies, was 36. She had at least 6 sons and 2 daughters with William Richard Hughes. She lived in Cambria Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Carroll Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 4 April 1933, in Westmont, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Cambria Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Richard Hughes
Margaret Jane Lewis
Anna Jane Hughes
Richard Addison Hughes
William Luther Hughes
David Lewis Hughes
Jonathan Hughes
Mason Thomas Hughes
Bert J. Hughes
Edna May Hughes

Spouse and Children



    Anna Jane Hughes


    Richard Addison Hughes


    William Luther Hughes


    David Lewis Hughes


    Jonathan Hughes


+3 More Children

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+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 22

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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)

  • Margaret Lewis in household of David L Lewis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret Hughes in household of William R Hughes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margaret Hughes in entry for Wm R Rowland and Annie J Hughes, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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