Lewis Joles

Male1848–

Brief Life History of Lewis

Lewis Joles was born in 1848, in Onondaga, Onondaga, New York, United States.

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    World Events (3)

    1863

    Age 15

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 15

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

    Age 69

    Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

    Name Meaning

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the Hebrew personal name Yoel (see Joel ) + Yiddish possessive -s.

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

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