Beason Lewis

19 February 1836–5 April 1902 (Age 66)
Carlinville, Macoupin, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Beason

When Beason Lewis was born on 19 February 1836, in Carlinville, Macoupin, Illinois, United States, his father, Tarlton Lewis, was 30 and his mother, Malinda Gimlin, was 24. He married Adeline Malissa Rhoades on 4 January 1866, in Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Piute, Utah, United States in 1880 and Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1851. He died on 5 April 1902, in Aurora, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Aurora Cemetery, Aurora, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Beason Lewis
1836–1902
Mary Magdalene Naser
1853–1916
Marriage: 20 May 1873
Annie M. Lewis
1873–
Rudolph Tarlton Lewis
1874–1892
Edwin R Lewis
1878–
Mary Francis Lewis
1875–1933
Albert Marion Lewis
1877–1898
Willard Leo Lewis
1879–1957
Minerva Jane Lewis
1881–1962
Jay Morgan Lewis
1883–1965
Clara Beason Lewis
1886–1973
Charles Waldo Lewis
1888–1891
Arilla Lavina Lewis
1889–1966
Alta Maud Lewis
1893–1899
Effie Ann Lewis
1897–1973

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1873Joseph, Sevier, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch
    Age 2
    On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860
    Age 24
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Laws
    Lewison
    McGlew
    Lowis

    Story Highlight

    Beason Lewis Ranch Home

    Tarlton Lewis in his later years, lived with his son, Beason Lewis, before his death, where he is buried in the Teasdale Cemetery. Beason is buried in Aurora, Sevier, Utah Cemetery, with his wives, an …

    Sources (58)

    • Beason Lewis, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Benson Lewis, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Beason Lewis in entry for Walter Sidney Henderson and Jane Burr, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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