Irene Isabel Lewis

1896–1970 (Age 73)
Saint Catherine, Jamaica

The Life of Irene Isabel

When Irene Isabel Lewis was born on 27 May 1896, in Saint Catherine, Jamaica, her father, Joshua Charles McFarlane Lewis, was 34 and her mother, Arabella Sinclair Lewis, was 37. She married Christopher Benjamin Samuda on 19 November 1924, in Jamaica. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She died on 26 January 1970, in Spanish Town, Saint Catherine, Jamaica, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Irene Isabel Lewis
1896–1970
Christopher Benjamin Samuda
1891–1943
Marriage: 19 November 1924
Vernon Constantine Lewis
1911–
Sydney Samuda
1921–1993
Cleveland Samuda
1923–1925
Keith Barrington Samuda
1928–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
19 November 1924
Jamaica
children

(4)

  • Vernon Constantine Lewis

    Male1911–Male

  • Male1921–1993Male

  • Cleveland Samuda

    Male1923–1925Male

  • Keith Barrington Samuda

    Male1928–Male

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(8)

  • Susan Elizabeth Sinclair Lewis

    Female1882–1972Female

  • Male1889–1966Male

  • Andrew Charles Lewis

    Male1893–1977Male

  • Violet Eliza Lewis

    Female1895–1896Female

  • Female1896–1970Female

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1907

Age 11

City of Kingston destroyed by earthquake.
1944

Age 48

Universal adult suffrage introduced. new constitution providing for a popularly-elected House of Representatives promulgated.
1958

Age 62

Jamaica becomes a member of the British-sponsored Federation of the West Indies.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Irene Lewis in entry for Keith Barrington Samuda, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"
  • Irene Isabell Lewis, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"

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