John Fern Lewman

24 January 1887–3 March 1952 (Age 65)
Parke, Indiana, United States

The Life of John Fern

When John Fern Lewman was born on 24 January 1887, in Parke, Indiana, United States, his father, Elijah Lewman, was 31 and his mother, Candace Alora Grimes, was 28. He married Grace Elizabeth Ray on 1 November 1917, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Newport MM, Vermillion, Indiana, United States in 1930 and Liberty Township, Parke, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 3 March 1952, in Parke, Indiana, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Lodi, Parke, Indiana, United States.

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John Fern Lewman
Grace Elizabeth Ray
Marriage: 1 November 1917
Lora Jane Lewman

Spouse and Children

1 November 1917
Indiana, United States


    Lora Jane Lewman


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 19

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

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Lühmann ( see Luhmann ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John H Lumon in household of Elijah Lumon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John F Lewman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fern Lewman in household of Eliga Lewman, "United States Census, 1910"

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