Lucy Unica Lewis

12 January 1839–12 January 1880 (Age 41)
Harborcreek Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lucy Unica

When Lucy Unica Lewis was born on 12 January 1839, in Harborcreek Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Marcus Lewis, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Allen, was 28. She married Wright Milson Emerson on 26 March 1857, in Fairfield, Harborcreek Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Lemont, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 12 January 1880, in Naperville, DuPage, Illinois, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Naperville, DuPage, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wright Milson Emerson
1834–1918
Lucy Unica Lewis
1839–1880
Marriage: 26 March 1857
Imogene Emerson
1858–1879
Sarah Anna Emerson
1859–1946
Isabelle Emerson
1863–
Henry Emerson
1867–1944
Amelia Ingles 'Millie' Emerson
1869–1957
Mathilda Moorhead Emerson
1871–1929
Jay Horace Emerson
1876–1947
Marcus G Emerson
1878–1880

Spouse and Children

    Wright Milson Emerson

    Male1834–1918Male

    Female1839–1880Female

MARRIAGE
26 March 1857
Fairfield, Harborcreek Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

    Imogene Emerson

    Female1858–1879Female

    Sarah Anna Emerson

    Female1859–1946Female

    Isabelle Emerson

    Female1863–Female

    Male1867–1944Male

    Female1869–1957Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1807–1892Male

    Sarah Allen

    Female1810–1850Female

siblings

(10)

    Jane Marie Lewis

    Female1831–1894Female

    Chauncey Gershom Lewis

    Male1832–1858Male

    Rev. Ammi Merchant Lewis

    Male1834–1879Male

    Rev. Albert Crittenden Lewis

    Male1834–1881Male

    James A. Lewis

    Male1836–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 9

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 17

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

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)

  • Lucy Emerson in household of Wright Emerson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucy Lewis in household of Marcus Lewis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Lewis in entry for William B Renne and Anna S Gonger, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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