Josephine Victoria Lewis

1911–1995 (Age 83)
Garfield, Emanuel, Georgia, United States

The Life of Josephine Victoria

When Josephine Victoria Lewis was born on 2 December 1911, in Garfield, Emanuel, Georgia, United States, her father, Owen Wilson Lewis, was 27 and her mother, Annie C. Rutland, was 30. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Gordon E. Newsome Sr. She lived in District 1429, Emanuel, Georgia, United States in 1930. She died on 13 April 1995, in Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Langley, Aiken, South Carolina, United States.

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Josephine Victoria Lewis
Gordon E. Newsome Sr
Gordon Elwood Newsome Jr
Rachel Ann Newsome

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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 1

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 5

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 24

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Josephine Lewis in household of Owing Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Josephine Newsome in household of Gordon Newsome, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josephine Newsom in household of Owen W Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"

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