James Newton Lewis

7 August 1868–28 July 1948 (Age 80)
Batavia, Batavia Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States

The Life of James Newton

When James Newton Lewis was born on 7 August 1868, in Batavia, Batavia Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Jefferson Lewis, was 32 and his mother, Alice M. Slade, was 28. He married Mary Ellen Smith about 25 September 1899, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 28 July 1948, at the age of 79, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Batavia Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Newton Lewis
Mary Ellen Smith
Marriage: about 25 September 1899

Spouse and Children


    Mary Ellen Smith


about 25 September 1899
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Jefferson Lewis


    Alice M. Slade




    Charles Byron Lewis


    Luttie Alice Lewis




    Georgiana Lewis


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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 22

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.

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)

  • James M Lewis in household of Thomas J Lewis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Lewis in household of Thomas J Lewis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Newton Lewis, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

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