Harriet Elizabeth Lewis

Female18 April 1880–4 March 1919

Brief Life History of Harriet Elizabeth

When Harriet Elizabeth Lewis was born on 18 April 1880, in Collin, Texas, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Lewis, was 44 and her mother, Sarilda Jane Reagan, was 37. She had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Lloyd William Evans. She lived in McKinney, Collin, Texas, United States in 1880 and Scurry, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 March 1919, in Ira, Scurry, Texas, United States, at the age of 38.

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Lloyd William Evans
Harriet Elizabeth Lewis
Lloyd William Evans
Gladys Evans
Lewis Andrew Evans
Mary Elizabeth Evans
Pettis Ruth Perkins

Sources (11)

  • Hariet E Lewis in household of Andrew J Lewis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hariet Elizabeth Lewis Evans, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Lewis in entry for Lloyd William Evans, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


Age 10

Historical Boundaries: 1890: Scurry, Texas, United States

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 14

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English, Old French personal name Lewis, Leweis, Lowis, from ancient Germanic (originally West Frankish) Hludwig (itself from hlōd- ‘fame, famous’ + wīg- ‘battle’). This was Latinized as Ludovicus and Chlodovisus, which were gallicized as Clovis or Clouis, French Louis. The name may also appear as Lawis, Laweys, Lawes, by unrounding of the vowel of Lowis on the analogy of the variation between Low and Law as pet forms of Middle English Lourence alias Laurence. This surname is also very common among African Americans. See Laws 2 and compare Lawrence .

Welsh: adopted for the Welsh personal name Llywelyn (see Llewellyn ).

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lughaidh ‘son of Lughaidh’. This is one of the most common Old Irish personal names. It is derived from Lugh ‘brightness’, which was the name of a Celtic god.

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

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