Irene Marie Lewis

1902–1989 (Age 87)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Irene Marie

When Irene Marie Lewis was born in 1902, in Michigan, United States, her father, Robert C Lewis, was 23 and her mother, Maria Eva Vogt, was 18. She married William Thumser on 8 June 1920, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Peru Township, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1930. She died on 26 November 1989, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States.

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Irene Marie Lewis
William Thumser
Marriage: 8 June 1920
Vivian Thumser

Spouse & Children

8 June 1920
Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States


  • Vivian Thumser


Parents & Siblings

  • Robert C Lewis


  • Female1884–1962Female



World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 0

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 1

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Irene M Thumser in household of William Thumser, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Irene Lewis, "Washington Death Index, 1965-2014"
  • Irene Lewis, "Find A Grave Index"

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