Hiram Lewis

1800–1850 (Age 50)
White, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Hiram

When Hiram Lewis was born in 1800, in White, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Lewis Sr., was 46 and his mother, Sarah or Sallie J. Reed, was 35. He married Elizabeth Jane Kirk about 1825, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died in March 1850, in White, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Lewis
Elizabeth Jane Kirk
Marriage: about 1825
Caroline A Lewis
William A Lewis
Elizabeth C. Lewis
Paralee Lewis
Francis "Frank" M Lewis
Martha Lewis
James Polk Lewis

Spouse & Children

  • Male1800–1850Male

  • Elizabeth Jane Kirk


about 1825
Tennessee, United States


  • Caroline A Lewis


  • William A Lewis


  • Paralee Lewis


  • Francis "Frank" M Lewis


  • Martha Lewis


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Hram Lewis, "United States Census, 1830"
  • Hiram Lewis, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Hirum Lewis in entry for Frank M. Lewis, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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