Josephine Rebecca Lewis

1879–1957 (Age 78)
Fresno, California, United States

The Life of Josephine Rebecca

When Josephine Rebecca Lewis was born on 28 April 1879, in Fresno, California, United States, her father, Darwin Stewart Lewis, was 28 and her mother, Emma J. Wynn, was 24. She married John Kincheloe on 2 October 1901, in Fresno, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Fresno, Fresno, California, United States for about 15 years and Judicial Township 3, Fresno, California, United States in 1940. She died on 11 September 1957, in Fresno, California, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Josephine Rebecca Lewis
John Kincheloe
Marriage: 2 October 1901
Lorna Arvilla Kincheloe
J. Eugene Kincheloe
Richard D Kincheloe
Lewis Winn Kincheloe
Curtis Darwin Kincheloe
William Kincheloe
Emma Lee Kincheloe

Spouse & Children

2 October 1901
Fresno, California, United States


  • Lorna Arvilla Kincheloe


  • J. Eugene Kincheloe


  • Richard D Kincheloe


  • Lewis Winn Kincheloe


  • Curtis Darwin Kincheloe


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Darwin Stewart Lewis


  • Emma J. Wynn




+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 12

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Josephine R Rincheloe in household of John Rincheloe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josephine Kincheloe in household of Richard D Kincheloe, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rebecca Lewis in household of Darwin Lewis, "United States Census, 1880"

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