Josephine Margaret Lewis

1881–1967 (Age 86)
Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Josephine Margaret

When Josephine Margaret Lewis was born on 15 January 1881, in Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States, her father, John David Lewis, was 41 and her mother, Mary Johanna O'Neill, was 36. She married Raymond Milford Patterson on 2 August 1907, in Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 8 June 1967, in her hometown, at the age of 86, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States.

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Josephine Margaret Lewis
Raymond Milford Patterson
Marriage: 2 August 1907
John Lewis Patterson

Spouse & Children

2 August 1907
Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • John David Lewis


  • Mary Johanna O'Neill




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 23

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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  • Find A Grave Memorial# 8674560

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