Mary Josephine Lewis

20 July 1921–21 November 1990 (Age 69)
Wells, Elko, Nevada, United States

The Life of Mary Josephine

When Mary Josephine Lewis was born on 20 July 1921, in Wells, Elko, Nevada, United States, her father, Preston Lewis, was 23 and her mother, Josephine Alzina Hutchinson, was 18. She married Roy Michael Delaney on 18 October 1941, in Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Elko, Nevada, United States in 1935 and Township 5, Elko, Nevada, United States in 1940. She died on 21 November 1990, in Grants, Cibola, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Grants, Cibola, New Mexico, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Michael Delaney
1913–2000
Mary Josephine Lewis
1921–1990
Marriage: 18 October 1941
Diana Lynn Delaney
1947–1990
Donald Patrick Delaney
1950–1950
Dennis Michael Delaney
1952–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 October 1941
Elko, Elko, Nevada, United States
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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Oil is Discovered on the Navajo Reservation

Age 2

Oil was discovered on the Navajo Reservation in the 1920's. The Navajos did not want to lease any of the land towards the exploration for oil and gas. They were soon made a deal that they would be hired for all unskilled work if they would lease the land and, reluctantly, they gave in. Albert Fall, a Senator from New Mexico and was extremely hostile towards Indian rights.
1940 · Roosevelt County Museum Opens

Age 19

Six years after Eastern New Mexico University opened, the Roosevelt County Museum opened on the campus. The museum exhibits artifacts going back to the time of the early settlers and the Native Americans. It portrays the customs, folklore, technology, and more.

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)

  • Mary Josephine Delaney in household of Roy Michael Delaney, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Mary Josephine Delaney in household of Roy Michael Delaney, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Mary Josephine Lewis in household of Preston Lewis, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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