Josephine Margaret Lewis

1928–1968 (Age 39)
Middletown, Henry, Indiana, United States

The Life of Josephine Margaret

When Josephine Margaret Lewis was born on 1 December 1928, in Middletown, Henry, Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph Wesley Lewis, was 22 and her mother, Flossie Margaret Ryan, was 19. She married Trelon Wayne Corlew on 11 April 1944, in Indiana, United States. She died on 2 February 1968, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josephine Margaret Lewis
Trelon Wayne Corlew
Marriage: 11 April 1944

Spouse & Children

11 April 1944
Indiana, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1906–1978Male

  • Flossie Margaret Ryan




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.

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 13

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 Lewis in household of Joe Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josephine M Lewis in household of Joseph W Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nancy D White in entry for Trelon Or Wayne Corlew, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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