Evan Lewis

20 May 1908–6 July 1969 (Age 61)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Evan

When Evan Lewis was born on 20 May 1908, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Walter G Lewis, was 28 and his mother, Minnie Florence Gaines, was 26. He married Ollie F Hopewell on 7 January 1926, in Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Washington, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 6 July 1969, at the age of 61, and was buried in Taylorsville, Spencer, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Evan Lewis
Ollie F Hopewell
Marriage: 7 January 1926
Leroy Lewis

Spouse and Children

7 January 1926
Bardstown, Nelson, Kentucky, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Hattie Lewis


    Stella Lewis


    Martha Clackie Lewis



    Olie Lewis


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 4

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 18

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

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)

  • Evan Lewis in household of Walter Lewis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Evan Lewis in household of Walter Lewis, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Erin Lewis, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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