Hiram Burgess Lewis

1861–1931 (Age 70)
Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Hiram Burgess

When Hiram Burgess Lewis was born on 3 January 1861, in Sparta, White, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Granville Lewis, was 33 and his mother, Nancy Jane Hutchings, was 37. He married Martha Emily Dugger on 13 December 1883, in Webster, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Shoshone, Lincoln, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Muskogee, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 7 November 1931, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Colton, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Burgess Lewis
Martha Emily Dugger
Marriage: 13 December 1883
Elizabeth M Lewis
William Enoch Lewis
Robert L Lewis
Elmer Edgar Lewis
Lula M Lewis
M F Lewis

Spouse & Children

13 December 1883
Webster, Missouri, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • William Granville Lewis


  • Nancy Jane Hutchings




  • Judea P Lewis


  • Almeda G. Lewis


  • Mary Jane Lewis


  • Alice J. Lewis


  • James Pickney Lewis


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 1

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • H B Lewis in household of William Lewis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hirram Lewis in household of Garland Grogan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hiram Lewis in household of Jas Hyder, "United States Census, 1880"

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