Hilton Elwyn Lewis

1913–1981 (Age 68)
Callao, Northumberland, Virginia, United States

The Life of Hilton Elwyn

When Hilton Elwyn Lewis was born on 19 August 1913, in Callao, Northumberland, Virginia, United States, his father, Rosser Elgin Lewis, was 24 and his mother, Virgie Lee Burton, was 23. He married Mary Etta Newsome on 26 September 1931, in Heathsville, Northumberland, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Lottsburg, Northumberland, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Lottsburg Magisterial District, Northumberland, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 14 November 1981, at the age of 68, and was buried in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hilton Elwyn Lewis
Mary Etta Newsome
Marriage: 26 September 1931
Shirley Ann Lewis
Ernest Elwyn Lewis

Spouse & Children

26 September 1931
Heathsville, Northumberland, Virginia, United States


  • Shirley Ann Lewis


  • Ernest Elwyn Lewis


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1889–1968Male

  • Virgie Lee Burton




World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 4

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 18

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Hilton E Lewis in household of Rosser E Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hilton Lewis in household of Rosser E Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hilton E Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"

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