Florence L Lewis

17 September 1896–1971 (Age 74)
Eden, Randolph, Illinois, United States

The Life of Florence L

When Florence L Lewis was born on 17 September 1896, in Eden, Randolph, Illinois, United States, her father, Abraham Albert Lewis, was 37 and her mother, Sarah E. Mc Millan, was 28. She married Albert Dwight Fulton on 20 April 1920. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Sparta, Randolph, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Sparta Election Precinct, Randolph, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died in 1971, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Sparta, Randolph, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Dwight Fulton
1896–1991
Florence L Lewis
1896–1971
Marriage: 20 April 1920
Eleanor Jane Fulton
1923–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 April 1920
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Abraham Albert Lewis

    Male1858–1918Male

    Sarah E. Mc Millan

    Female1868–Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1896–1971Female

    Lewis

    Male1898–Male

    Lewis

    Female1900–Female

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 14

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Florence Fulton in household of A Dwight Fulton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Florence Fulton in household of Dwight Fulton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Lewis in household of Albert A Lewis, "United States Census, 1900"

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