Bessie Ruth Daniels

29 June 1898–6 March 1977 (Age 78)
New York, United States

The Life of Bessie Ruth

When Bessie Ruth Daniels was born on 29 June 1898, in New York, United States, her father, Thaddeus Stevens Daniels, was 21 and her mother, Lila J. Robbins, was 18. She married Henry Euberto Lewis on 25 April 1917, in Essex, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Lewis, Lewis, Essex, New York, United States for about 10 years and Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1940. She died on 6 March 1977, in Elizabethtown, Elizabethtown, Essex, New York, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Henry Euberto Lewis
Bessie Ruth Daniels
Marriage: 25 April 1917
Lila J. Lewis
Jean S. Lewis
Thaddeus Lewis

Spouse and Children

25 April 1917
Essex, New York, United States



    Jean S. Lewis


    Thaddeus Lewis


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 5

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 19

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English, North German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Daniel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bessie Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bessie R Daniels in household of Thaddeus S Daniels, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Bessie Lewis in household of Henry Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"

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