Mary Evelyn Lewis

1928–December 1985 (Age 57)
Mountain Home, Baxter, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Mary Evelyn

When Mary Evelyn Lewis was born in 1928, in Mountain Home, Baxter, Arkansas, United States, her father, John Lee Roy Lewis, was 47 and her mother, Mary Evelyn Matilda Lakey, was 34. She lived in Baxter, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Mountain Home Township, Baxter, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died in December 1985, in Lees Summit, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 57.

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John Lee Roy Lewis
Mary Evelyn Matilda Lakey
James Lewis
Ruby Lewis
Rosa Ella Lewis
Dortha M Lewis
Cuba Ann Lewis
Lee Roy Lewis
Frank Lloyd Lewis
Fred Henry Lewis
Mary Evelyn Lewis
Mildred Lewis
John William Lewis

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    James Lewis


    Ruby Lewis



    Dortha M Lewis


    Cuba Ann Lewis


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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 3

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 16

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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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  • Mary Lewis in household of John Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"

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