Josephine M. Lewis

1861–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Josephine M.

When Josephine M. Lewis was born in 1861, in Ohio, United States, her father, Mortimer Lewis, was 42 and her mother, Betsey Jane Spoors, was 39. She lived in Liberty, Wood, Ohio, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Mortimer Lewis
1819–1895
Betsey Jane Spoors
1822–1870
Henry Lewis
1843–1871
William Jasper Lewis
1860–1935
John Lewis
1844–
Charles Henry Lewis
1847–
Caroline Alvira Lewis
1848–1932
Adelmer Delbert Lewis
1849–
Albert J Lewis
1850–1934
Almon Lewis
1851–1880
Franklin Lewis
1852–1924
Emma Lewis
1856–1931
Robert Lewis
1858–1912
Josephine M. Lewis
1861–
Mortimer Lewis
1865–1930
Edward Edwin Lewis
1865–1939
Jane Lewis
1869–
James Everett Lewis
1869–1882

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 35

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 (2)

  • Josephine Lewis in household of Mortimer Lewis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Josephene Lewis in household of Mortimer Lewis, "United States Census, 1870"

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