Edward Henry Lewis

1897–1976 (Age 79)
Redfield, Perry, Ohio, United States

The Life of Edward Henry

When Edward Henry Lewis was born in 1897, in Redfield, Perry, Ohio, United States, his father, Thomas Henry Lewis I, was 35 and his mother, Jane Anne Simpson, was 27. He married Elsie Mae Wharff on 25 December 1927, in Morgan, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 8 years and York Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died in 1976, in Rose Farm, Morgan, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Deavertown, Morgan, Ohio, United States.

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Edward Henry Lewis
Elsie Mae Wharff
Marriage: 25 December 1927
Helen Marie Lewis
Edward Lewis

Spouse and Children

25 December 1927
Morgan, Ohio, United States


    Helen Marie Lewis


    Edward Lewis


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World Events (8)

1897 · The Union Loop Elevated

Age 0

The Loop was born in political scandal that combined the three elevated railways around Chicago and combined them into one. The scandal was to raise the fares for commuters so state legislators could receive more money while in office. 
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Edward Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward Lewis in household of Thomas H Lewis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Edward Lewis in household of Thomas H Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"

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