Lewis Whitesides

26 March 1828–23 February 1899 (Age 70)
East Nantmeal Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis

When Lewis Whitesides was born on 26 March 1828, in East Nantmeal Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Whitesides Jr., was 33 and his mother, Penninah Evans, was 24. He married Susannah Perkins on 5 May 1850, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1860 and Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 23 February 1899, in Layton, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Lewis Whitesides
Susannah Perkins
Marriage: 5 May 1850
Elizabeth Whitesides
Ann Deseret Whitesides
James Lewis Whitesides
Marion Mark Whitesides
Mary Susannah Whitesides
Edward Morris Whitesides
Nancy Penninah Whitesides
John Absalom Whitesides
William Wilford Whitesides

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 May 1850Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 18
    Iowa is the 29th state.
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Whiteside , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Historical Summary of Lewis Whitesides

    WHITESIDES, LEWIS (son of James Whitesides). Born March 26, 1828, Chester county, Pa. Came to Utah 1852, John Walker company. Married Susannah Perkins, who was born April 5, 1830, and came to Utah w …

    Sources (42)

    • Lewis Whitesides, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Lewis Whitesides in entry for Edward Morris Whitesides, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Lewis Whitesides, "United States Census, 1880"

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