Mary Elizabeth Eaton

23 May 1846–26 April 1925 (Age 78)
Racine, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Eaton was born on 23 May 1846, in Racine, Wisconsin, United States, her father, James Otis Eaton, was 28 and her mother, Mary Marinda Dwinnell, was 26. She married Benedict Satterlee Lewis on 17 July 1869, in Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Lodi, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States in 1860. She died on 26 April 1925, in Waseca, Waseca, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Benedict Satterlee Lewis
1839–1891
Mary Elizabeth Eaton
1846–1925
Marriage: 17 July 1869
Harlow Satterlee Lewis
1872–
Esther Miranda Lewis
1873–1960
Irma Lewis
1878–1929
Mary Eaton Lewis
1883–1890

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 July 1869
Minnesota, United States
children

(4)

    Harlow Satterlee Lewis

    Male1872–Male

    Esther Miranda Lewis

    Female1873–1960Female

    Irma Lewis

    Female1878–1929Female

    Mary Eaton Lewis

    Female1883–1890Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 8

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 21

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places so named from Old English ēa ‘river’ or ēg ‘island’, ‘low-lying land’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Lewis in household of Benedict S Lewis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary E Lewis in household of Benedict S Lewis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Eaton in household of J O Eaton, "United States Census, 1860"

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