Hiram Lewis

1779–1833
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Hiram

When Hiram Lewis was born about 1779, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Edmund Lewis, was 27 and his mother, Mary Green, was 19. He married Agnes Carney on 3 March 1806, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Caswell, North Carolina, United States in 1810 and Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States in 1820. He died before February 1833, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Lewis
1779–1833
Agnes Carney
1788–
Marriage: 3 March 1806
Elizabeth Lewis
1807–
Joshua Lewis
1809–
Edmond Lewis
1811–
Walton Lewis
1813–
David Lewis
1815–
John Lewis
1817–1850
Rachel Carney Lewis
1824–1882
Mary Frances Lewis
1824–1921
Lucy B. Lewis
1824–
Pamela Lewis
1825–
Hiram W. Lewis
1827–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1779–1833Male

  • Agnes Carney

    Female1788–Female

MARRIAGE
3 March 1806
Caswell, North Carolina, United States
children

(11)

  • Elizabeth Lewis

    Female1807–Female

  • Joshua Lewis

    Male1809–Male

  • Edmond Lewis

    Male1811–Male

  • Walton Lewis

    Male1813–Male

  • David Lewis

    Male1815–Male

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(7)

  • Warner Lewis

    Male1777–1819Male

  • Ware Lewis

    Male1779–1792Male

  • Male1779–1833Male

  • Elizabeth Tomkins Lewis

    Female1785–1850Female

  • Frances Lewis

    Female1787–1837Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 10

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 17

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hyram Lewis, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Hiram Lewis, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Hiram Lewis, "United States Census, 1830"

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