Alice Verona Lewis

11 November 1902–29 December 2007 (Age 105)
Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Alice Verona

When Alice Verona Lewis was born on 11 November 1902, in Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, United States, her father, John Simmons Lewis Jr, was 39 and her mother, Kate Florence Summers, was 40. She married George Durnin on 3 June 1934, in Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States. She lived in Gering, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Afton, Uinta, Wyoming, United States for about 1 years. She died on 29 December 2007, in Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 105, and was buried in Gering, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Durnin
Alice Verona Lewis
Marriage: 3 June 1934

Spouse and Children

3 June 1934
Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States

Parents and Siblings



    John William Lewis



    Nora Lois Lewis



    Edith Eulalie Lewis


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Age 9

Historical Boundaries - 1911: Lincoln, Wyoming, United States

Age 29

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Verona Alice Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice Lewis in household of John S Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice Lewis in household of John S Lewis, "United States Census, 1910"

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