Flora Mae Lewis

6 June 1919–2 May 1995 (Age 75)
Newport, Cocke, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Flora Mae

When Flora Mae Lewis was born on 6 June 1919, in Newport, Cocke, Tennessee, United States, her father, George Andrew Lewis, was 32 and her mother, Gertrude Atchley, was 32. She married Frank Price on 21 March 1948, in Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Civil District 6, Cocke, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Cocke, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 2 May 1995, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Frank Price
Flora Mae Lewis
Marriage: 21 March 1948
Sherry Dianne Lewis
Anita Lucille Price
Infant Price
James Stanley Price
William Andrew Price

Spouse and Children

21 March 1948
Gaffney, Cherokee, South Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 12

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Mae Lewis in household of Andrew Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Flora M Louis in household of George A Louis Sr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Flora Lewis in entry for Infant Price, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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