Hiram Augustus Lewis

1828–1878 (Age 50)
Francestown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Hiram Augustus

When Hiram Augustus Lewis was born on 6 June 1828, in Francestown, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Joseph Lewis, was 49 and his mother, Joanna Butterfield, was 34. He married Mary Jane Lenfest on 3 April 1852, in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1865. He died on 6 June 1878, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 50.

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Hiram Augustus Lewis
Mary Jane Lenfest
Marriage: 3 April 1852
Charles H Lewis
Lillie Lewis

Spouse & Children

3 April 1852
Lowell, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


  • Charles H Lewis


  • Lillie Lewis


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World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 5

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 18

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Hiram Lewis, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Hiram A Lewis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • H A Lewis, "United States Census, 1870"

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