Gilbert Lewellyn

24 August 1873–13 January 1954 (Age 80)
Sullivan, Indiana, United States

The Life of Gilbert

When Gilbert Lewellyn was born on 24 August 1873, in Sullivan, Indiana, United States, his father, Richard Thomas Lewellyn, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Matilda Brewer, was 27. He married Rhoda May Deckard on 24 March 1898, in Sullivan, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Cass Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Cass, Cass Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 13 January 1954, in Sullivan, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Center Ridge Cemetery, Sullivan, Sullivan, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gilbert Lewellyn
1873–1954
Rhoda May Deckard
1878–1957
Marriage: 24 March 1898
Mildred M. Lewellyn
1899–1902
Lewellyn
1900–1900
James Lewellyn
1903–1992
Mary Lewellyn
1905–1993
Gladys Lewellyn
1908–1909
Thomas Lee Lewellyn
1911–1995

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 March 1898
Sullivan, Indiana, United States
children

(6)

    Mildred M. Lewellyn

    Female1899–1902Female

    Male1900–1900Male

    James Lewellyn

    Male1903–1992Male

    Mary Lewellyn

    Female1905–1993Female

    Gladys Lewellyn

    Female1908–1909Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Richard Thomas Lewellyn

    Male1849–1918Male

    Elizabeth Matilda Brewer

    Female1846–1884Female

siblings

(9)

    Edward Lewellyn

    Male1870–1956Male

    John Lewellyn

    Male1872–1938Male

    Male1873–1954Male

    Male1874–1944Male

    Mary Lewellyn

    Female1875–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Welsh Llewellyn .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Gilbert Lewylyn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Gilbert Lewellyn in household of Tom Lewellyn, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Gilbert Lewellyn, "United States Census, 1940"

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