Josephine Pearl Lewis

1887–1916 (Age 28)
Lewiston, Cache, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Josephine Pearl

When Josephine Pearl Lewis was born on 28 April 1887, in Lewiston, Cache, Utah Territory, United States, her father, William Hendricks Lewis, was 49 and her mother, Eda Elizabeth Standage, was 33. She married Robert Webster Boman on 20 June 1906, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 1 January 1916, in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Josephine Pearl Lewis
Robert Webster Boman
Marriage: 20 June 1906
Lewis Robert Boman

Spouse & Children

20 June 1906
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 9

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)

  • Pearl Lewis in household of Eda Lewis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Josephine P Boman in household of Robert W Boman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Pearl Lewis in entry for Lewis Robert Boman, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"

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