Lewis Preston Pemberton

6 November 1874–25 April 1953 (Age 78)
Iberia, Miller, Missouri, United States

The Life of Lewis Preston

When Lewis Preston Pemberton was born on 6 November 1874, in Iberia, Miller, Missouri, United States, his father, James Lewis Pemberton, was 29 and his mother, Frances Jane "Fannie" Williams, was 29. He married Stella Blanche Watkins on 27 June 1900, in Miller, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Richwoods Township, Miller, Missouri, United States for about 30 years and Glaze Township, Miller, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 25 April 1953, in Miller, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Richwoods Township, Miller, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Preston Pemberton
Stella Blanche Watkins
Marriage: 27 June 1900
Lemara Phyllis Pemberton
Hillary Henry Pemberton
Eva Glennis Pemberton

Spouse and Children

27 June 1900
Miller, Missouri, United States


    Lemara Phyllis Pemberton



    Eva Glennis Pemberton


Parents and Siblings

    James Lewis Pemberton


    Frances Jane "Fannie" Williams




+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Greater Manchester called Pemberton, from Celtic penn ‘hill’, ‘head’ + Old English bere ‘barley’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louis P Pemberton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Preston Penberton in household of James Penberton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lewis P Pemberton, "United States Census, 1940"

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