Paul Ellison Lewis

1897–27 May 1967 (Age 70)
Kansas, United States

The Life of Paul Ellison

When Paul Ellison Lewis was born in 1897, in Kansas, United States, his father, Charles Edward Lewis, was 31 and his mother, Rosa Ellen Black, was 25. He had at least 1 son with Edna Blanche Brown. He lived in Rural, Chase, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Humboldt, Allen, Kansas, United States in 1940. He died on 27 May 1967, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Paul Ellison Lewis
1897–1967
Edna Blanche Brown
1899–1980
Rev Paul Adren Lewis
1928–1989

Spouse and Children

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    Rev Paul Adren Lewis

    Male1928–1989Male

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 9

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Paul E Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Paul E Lewis in household of Charlie E Lewis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Paul E Lewis in household of Charles E Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"

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