Jeanett Nancy Willard

about 1878–9 May 1954 (Age 76)
Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life of Jeanett Nancy

Jeanett Nancy Willard was born about 1878, in Jefferson, New York, United States. She married Albert Moses Lewis on 30 December 1901, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Grand Rapids, Itasca, Minnesota, United States in 1910 and Spang Township, Itasca, Minnesota, United States in 1920. She died on 9 May 1954, in Minnesota, United States, at the age of 76.

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Albert Moses Lewis
Jeanett Nancy Willard
Marriage: 30 December 1901
Kattie Sophia Lewis
William F Lewis
Minnie M Lewis
Mary Jane Lewis
Henry Lewis
Jonny Lewis

Spouse and Children

30 December 1901
New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 6

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wil ‘will’, ‘desire’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 Probably an Americanized form of the German cognate Willhardt ( see Willert ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jeanette Lewis in household of A M Lewis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jenettie Louis in household of Bert Louis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jeanette Lewis in entry for Kattie Sophia Hughes, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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