Alta Jane Lewis

21 January 1900–24 January 1992 (Age 92)
Indianola, Vermilion, Illinois, United States

The Life of Alta Jane

When Alta Jane Lewis was born on 21 January 1900, in Indianola, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, her father, Hiram Lewis, was 24 and her mother, Stella Jackson, was 21. She married Clarence Harvey Danner on 15 February 1933, in Rockville, Parke, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Carroll Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. She died on 24 January 1992, in Tilton, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Harvey Danner
Alta Jane Lewis
Marriage: 15 February 1933

Spouse and Children

15 February 1933
Rockville, Parke, Indiana, United States


    Alma L DANNER


Parents and Siblings




    Ava Lewis



    Lloyd Lewis


    Lulu F Lewis


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 10

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 25

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

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)

  • Alta Lewis in household of Hiram Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alta J Lewis in household of Hiram Lewis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Infant Lewis in household of Hiram Lewis, "United States Census, 1900"

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