Hiram Lewis

1875–1946 (Age 70)
Clay, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Hiram

When Hiram Lewis was born on 14 May 1875, in Clay, Kentucky, United States, his father, Israel Manning Lewis, was 23 and his mother, Martha J Cope, was 23. He married Stella Jackson on 1 August 1895, in Vermilion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Bullskin, Clay, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Carroll Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. He died on 24 January 1946, in Indianola, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Indianola, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hiram Lewis
Stella Jackson
Marriage: 1 August 1895
Marie Ada Lewis
Ava Lewis
Alta Jane Lewis
Lloyd Lewis
Lulu F Lewis
John Perry Lewis
Ula W Lewis
Susie Pearl Lewis

Spouse & Children

1 August 1895
Vermilion, Illinois, United States


  • Female1896–1969Female

  • Ava Lewis


  • Female1900–1992Female

  • Lloyd Lewis


  • Lulu F Lewis


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Israel Manning Lewis


  • Martha J Cope




  • Abner LEWIS


  • Male1875–1946Male

  • Mary A Lewis


  • John J Lewis


  • Male1882–1947Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 2

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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 (3)

  • Hiram Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hiram Lewis in household of John Perry Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hiram Lewis in household of Jesse Lewis, "United States Census, 1880"

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