Josephine Victoria Lewis

1861–1952 (Age 91)
Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Josephine Victoria

When Josephine Victoria Lewis was born on 12 January 1861, in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States, her father, Samuel Lewis, was 32 and her mother, Margaret McKean, was 31. She married John Walker on 5 October 1879, in Gallia, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Gallipolis Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 22 March 1952, in Gallia, Ohio, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Gallipolis, Gallia, Ohio, United States.

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Josephine Victoria Lewis
John Walker
Marriage: 5 October 1879
Sanford Walker
Maycile Walker
John Alfred Walker
Willie Walker
Harry Walker
Cora Walker

Spouse & Children

5 October 1879
Gallia, Ohio, United States


  • Sanford Walker


  • Maycile Walker


  • Male1884–1956Male

  • Willie Walker


  • Harry Walker


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Lewis


  • Margaret McKean




  • William Lewis


  • Mary J Lewis


  • Hannah A. Lewis


  • Female1861–1952Female

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Pea Ridge

Age 1

By the time the Battle of Pea Ridge happened the Union forces had pushed Confederates through Missouri and Arkansas. This battle was important in securing Missouri for the Union and opening Arkansas for the Union.

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 25

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • Josephine Lewis in household of Margaret Lewis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Josie Walker in household of John Walker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Josephine Walker in household of John Walker, "United States Census, 1900"

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