Henry Edward Lewis

22 January 1838–25 March 1926 (Age 88)
Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry Edward

When Henry Edward Lewis was born on 22 January 1838, in Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Lewis, was 30 and his mother, Anne Edward, was 29. He lived in Llanwonno, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 25 March 1926, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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William Lewis
Anne Edward
Mary Lewis
Thomas Lewis
Henry Edward Lewis
Ann Lewis
John Lewis

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World Events (8)

1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place
Age 1
The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.
Age 8
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
Age 25
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, corrupted down from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig; from lautwig, illustrious warrior. From this name we have the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, whence the modern name Louisa.

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Sources (10)

  • Henry Lewis in household of William Lewis, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Harry E Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry Edward Lewis, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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