Alice M. Lewis

17 January 1849–31 October 1863 (Age 14)
Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Alice M.

When Alice M. Lewis was born on 17 January 1849, in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio, United States, her father, David Lewis, was 29 and her mother, Lorilla Whitten, was 24. She lived in Amboy Township, Fulton, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Benton Township, Lucas, Iowa, United States in 1860. She died on 31 October 1863, in Lucas, Iowa, United States, at the age of 14, and was buried in Freedom Cemetery, Freedom, Lucas, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Lewis
1819–1886
Lorilla Whitten
1824–1911
Frances Caroline Lewis
1843–1893
Sanford Gates Lewis
1845–1929
Jane Ann Lewis
1847–1929
Alice M. Lewis
1849–1863
Franklin David Lewis
1851–1920
Milton A Lewis
1853–1853
Mentha Marina Lewis
1854–1940
Weltha Lovilla Lewis
1859–1944
Lucy E Lewis
1861–1863
Isabell Lewis
1864–1864
Lillian Brant Lewis
1866–1959

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World Events (5)

1850

Age 1

Fulton County was created on 1 April 1850 from Henry, Lucas, and Williams Counties.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 8

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.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 11

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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)

  • Alice Lewis in household of David Lewis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alice M Lewis in household of David Lewis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Alice M. Lewis, "Find A Grave Index"

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