Edward Phillip or Edward Dexter Lewis or Bloomer

20 April 1854–18 March 1935 (Age 80)
Bristol, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Edward Phillip or Edward Dexter

Edward Phillip or Edward Dexter Lewis or Bloomer was born on 20 April 1854, in Bristol, England, United Kingdom. He married Mary Isabelle Sirrine on 16 February 1877, in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1856 and lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Paris, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States in 1880. He died on 18 March 1935, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Edward Phillip or Edward Dexter Lewis or Bloomer
Mary Isabelle Sirrine
Marriage: 16 February 1877
Mabel Amelia Bloomer
Bertha Bell Bloomer
Charles Dexter Bloomer
Nellie Bloomer
Mary Isabelle Bloomer
Ella Bloomer
George Bloomer
Jennie Frost Bloomer
Edward Bloomer
Walter Scott Bloomer
Edith Bloomer

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1877Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 3
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 22
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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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    Sources (32)

    • Edward Dexter Bloomer in entry for Unknown, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Edward Bloomer in household of Dexter C Bloomer, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Ed Bloomer, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1962"

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