Louis Lesley Eaves

27 January 1861–6 February 1940 (Age 79)
Augusta, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Louis Lesley

When Louis Lesley Eaves was born on 27 January 1861, in Augusta, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, William Thomas Eaves, was 29 and his mother, Julia Ann Kennedy, was 23. He married Alice Elizabeth Hough on 4 December 1886, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Northeast Township, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died on 6 February 1940, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States.

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Louis Lesley Eaves
Alice Elizabeth Hough
Marriage: 4 December 1886
Clarence Lesley Eaves
Clyde Harrison Eaves
Andrew Jackson Eaves
John David Eaves
Lewis Edward Eaves
Charles Eaves
Robert Eaves
Alice Eaves

Spouse and Children

4 December 1886
Hancock, Illinois, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Charles Marion Eaves



    William Hosia Eaves


World Events (8)


Age 2

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

Age 10

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: metronymic from the medieval female personal name Eve .

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

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Sources (3)

  • S S Eaves in household of A J Bruner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lucius L Thomas in household of Andrew J Bruner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Louis L Eaves, "United States Census, 1920"

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