Arch Riggs Lewis

30 May 1877–8 March 1954 (Age 76)
Polk, Oregon, United States

The Life of Arch Riggs

When Arch Riggs Lewis was born on 30 May 1877, in Polk, Oregon, United States, his father, James W. Lewis, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Ann Riggs, was 30. He married Lora Catherine Stump on 6 November 1901, in Monmouth, Polk, Oregon, United States. He lived in Oregon City, Clackamas, Oregon, United States in 1920 and Lake Oswego, Clackamas, Oregon, United States in 1943. He died on 8 March 1954, in Oregon, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Etna Cemetery, Crowley Creek, Polk, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arch Riggs Lewis
Lora Catherine Stump
Marriage: 6 November 1901

Spouse and Children

6 November 1901
Monmouth, Polk, Oregon, United States

Parents and Siblings

    James W. Lewis


    Sarah Ann Riggs




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1881: Polk, Oregon, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

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.

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)

  • Arch R Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Arch Lewis in household of J W Lewis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Archie R Lewis in household of James W Lewis, "United States Census, 1900"

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