Preston Cleo Lewis

13 November 1925–11 April 1979 (Age 53)
Horry, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Preston Cleo

When Preston Cleo Lewis was born on 13 November 1925, in Horry, South Carolina, United States, his father, Alfred Copeland Lewis Sr., was 30 and his mother, Essie Viola "Eppie" Jones Lewis, was 27. He died on 11 April 1979, in Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Copeland Lewis Sr.
1895–1964
Essie Viola "Eppie" Jones Lewis
1898–1977
Clancy Edward Lewis
1916–1985
Naoma Lewis
1919–
Alfred Copeland Lewis Jr
1920–1927
John Arnet Lewis
1923–2007
Preston Cleo Lewis
1925–1979
Froneze Lewis
1928–2013
Alfred Iverson Lewis
1934–2003

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World Events (8)

1927
Age 2
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929
Age 4
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1941
Age 16
Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English (but most common in Wales): from Lowis, Lodovicus, a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements hlod ‘fame’ + wīg ‘war’. This was the name of the founder of the Frankish dynasty, recorded in Latin chronicles as Ludovicus and Chlodovechus (the latter form becoming Old French Clovis, Clouis, Louis, the former developing into German Ludwig). The name was popular throughout France in the Middle Ages and was introduced to England by the Normans. In Wales it became inextricably confused with 2.2 Welsh: from an Anglicized form of the personal name Llywelyn ( see Llewellyn ).3 Irish and Scottish: reduced 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.

Possible Related Names

Llewellyn
Aloisio
Clewis
Clews
Clovis
De Vico
Lewison
Luce
McCloy
Milloy
Pierre-Louis
St. Louis

Sources (2)

  • Cleo Lewis in household of A Copeland Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cleo Lewis in household of Copeland Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"

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