Josephine Larue "Jo" Lewis

1925–2007 (Age 82)
Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States

The Life of Josephine Larue "Jo"

When Josephine Larue "Jo" Lewis was born on 20 February 1925, in Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States, her father, Francis Vernon Lewis, was 26 and her mother, Pauline Rebecca Engle, was 23. She lived in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States for about 67 years. She died on 6 June 2007, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States.

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Josephine Larue "Jo" Lewis
Richard Arthur Brust

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1941 · SS Patrick Henry is Launched

Age 16

"The SS Patrick Henry the first Liberty ship was launched on September 27, 1941, at Bethlehem-Fairfield shipyard. It became known as a liberty ship after Patrick Henry's quote """"give me liberty, or give me death"""""
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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 L Lewis in household of Francis V Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josephine L Lewis in household of Francis V Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josephine Or Jo Brust Larue, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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