Joseph J Lewis

1882–1971 (Age 88)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Joseph J

Joseph J Lewis was born on 22 August 1882, in South Carolina, United States. He married Georgia Stanton on 9 April 1913, in Walton, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 June 1971, in Orange, Florida, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph J Lewis
1882–1971
Georgia Stanton
1881–1974
Marriage: 9 April 1913
James S Lewis
1913–
Bruce Lewis
1914–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
9 April 1913
Walton, Florida, United States
children

(2)

  • James S Lewis

    Male1913–Male

  • Bruce Lewis

    Male1914–Male

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · Eatonville is Incorporated

Age 5

On August 15, 1887, the town of Eatonville was incorporated into Orange County, Florida. The town is significant for being one of the first all-black, self-governed municipalities in the country.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Joseph Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Lewis in household of Charles Stanton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J J Lewis, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"

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