Samuel Lewis

27 October 1829–1 September 1911 (Age 81)
Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel

When Samuel Lewis was born on 27 October 1829, in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Tarlton Lewis, was 24 and his mother, Malinda Gimlin, was 18. He married Sarah Jane Huntsman on 1 January 1854, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Minersville, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1870 and Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1846. He died on 1 September 1911, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Lewis
Sarah Jane Huntsman
Marriage: 1 January 1854
Samuel Edward Lewis Sr.
Orson James Lewis
Keturah Hannah Lewis
Mary Ellen Lewis
Oliver E. Lewis
Adelbert Lewis
Laura Lewis
Malinda Gimlin Lewis
Joseph Tarlton Lewis
Sarah Elvira Lewis
Lula Jane Lewis
Bertha Maria Lewis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1854Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    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.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 10
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 31
    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.

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    Life Sketch of Samuel Lewis B. 1829

    Samuel was described as a "tall, slender, man, well-built, who loved to walk. He was 6' tall, usually 180 pounds, with blue eyes and brown hair. He thought a lot, but was quiet, never saying muc …

    Sources (46)

    • Samuel Lewis, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Samuel Lewis, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Samuel Lewis in household of Oscar G Layton, "United States Census, 1910"

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