Maria Lewis

27 May 1908–4 January 2001 (Age 92)
Pulaski, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Maria

When Maria Lewis was born on 27 May 1908, in Pulaski, Virginia, United States, her father, Solomon Lewis, was 28 and her mother, Laura Lewis, was 25. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Clarence Preston Penn. She died on 4 January 2001, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Preston Penn
1910–1959
Maria Lewis
1908–2001
Mary Harless Penn
1936–2010
Clarence Preston Penn Jr.
1941–2016
Alvin Penn
1950–

Spouse and Children

Children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 1
Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility
Age 9
Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1935 · The FBI is Established
Age 27
The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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.

Possible Related Names

Louisa
Ludwig
Lewes
Lewisa
Louise
Liusaidh
Luthais
Loeys

Sources (4)

  • Mariah Lewis in household of Solomon Lewis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mrs Maria Lewis Penn, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mrs Maria Lewis Penn, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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