Mural Crawford Lewis

4 January 1917–4 January 2007 (Age 90)
Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Mural Crawford

When Mural Crawford Lewis was born on 4 January 1917, in Richmond, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Ray Crawford Lewis, was 25 and his mother, Mary Emma Hamp, was 24. He married Mary Elva Gardner on 25 July 1940, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. He lived in Richmond Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 4 January 2007, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Mural Crawford Lewis
Ida Blanche Zinck
Marriage: 21 April 1951
Gene Jon Titus

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21 April 1951
Winnemucca, Humboldt, Nevada, United States


    Gene Jon Titus


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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1932 · Zoo Idaho

Age 15

Zoo Idaho opened its doors at a local trailer park with just two animals on display. A few years later, C. Ben Ross appropriated funds for the purchase of land to create a park and a zoo. Today the zoo is home to 89 animals, all of which are native to the Intermountain West.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (but most common in Wales): from Lowis, Lodovicus, a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements hlod ‘fame’ + wīg ‘war’. This was the name of the founder of the Frankish dynasty, recorded in Latin chronicles as Ludovicus and Chlodovechus (the latter form becoming Old French Clovis, Clouis, Louis, the former developing into German Ludwig). The name was popular throughout France in the Middle Ages and was introduced to England by the Normans. In Wales it became inextricably confused with 2.2 Welsh: from an Anglicized form of the personal name Llywelyn ( see Llewellyn ).3 Irish and Scottish: reduced 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 (3)

  • Mural Crawford Lewis in household of Raymond Crawford Lewis, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Mural Lewis in household of Ray Cab Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mural C Lewis in household of Ray C Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"

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