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Albert Lewis was born August 22, 1876, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, and died August 26, 1958, in Riverside Community Hospital, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, at age 82. Buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. He is the son of Gustav Larsson Lewis of Fröbbestorp, Torsås, Kalmar lan, Smaland, Sweden, and Julianne Marie Anderson of Tisvilde, Denmark. 

Cora Edna Wagner was born February 27, 1884, in Fall City, Dunn Co., WI, and died November 26, 1976, at Bethany Lutheran Home, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, at age 92. Buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. She is the daughter of Daniel J. Wagner of Maine and Ella J. Clark of Wisconsin.

Albert Lewis and Cora Edna Wagner were married June 3, 1903, in Fall City, Dunn Co., WI.

Albert Lewis and Cora Edna (Wagner) Lewis had three children:

  1. Adolph Lawrence Lewis: Born July 18, 1904, in Catawba Twp., Price Co., WI; Died June 12, 1965, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI (age 60). Buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Married July 10, 1926, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, to Eva Beatrice Nielsen: Born September 1, 1906, in Saxeville, Waushara Co., WI; Died December 18, 1996, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI (age 88). Buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.
  2. Unknown Lewis: Born about 1912 in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI; Died about 1912 in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI (age Infant). Buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.
  3. Laurence Peter Lewis: Born May 10, 1919, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI; Died May 14, 1974, in Cedar Grove, Sheboygan Co., WI (age 55). Buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Holland, Sheboygan Co., WI. Married April 12, 1942, in Shawano, Shawano Co., WI, to Inez Minah Fuerst: Born June 3, 1922, in New London, Waupaca Co., WI; Died August 1985 at Sheboygan Memorial Hospital, Sheboygan, Sheboygan Co., WI (age 63). Buried in Presbyterian Cemetery, Holland, Sheboygan Co., WI.



TIMELINE

Albert Lewis was born August 22, 1876, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 21, 1880, shows Gustave Lewis (age 32) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents is a Carpenter living in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife Julia Lewis (age 22) born in Denmark of Danish-born parents. Living at home are his two children, both born in Wisconsin to Swedish and Danish-born parents: Albert Lewis (age 3); and Eda Lewis (age 1). Also living there is Gustave's brother, Swan Lewis (age 19) born in Sweden to Swedish-born parents, a Laborer.

The 1880 U. S. Census taken on June 3, 1880, shows B. H. Clark (age 72) born in Maine to New Brunswick and Maine-born parents is a Farmer living in Diamond Bluff, Pierce Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Mary J. Clark (age 62) born in Maine to Maine-born parents, who is Keeping House. Also living there is his widowed or divorced sister, Lydia A. Arnett (age 64) born in Maine to Maine-born parents. Also living there is his son-in-law and family: Daniel J. Wagner (age 25) born in Maine to Maine-born parents, a Farmer; Daniel's wife, Ella J. Wagner (age 19) born in Wisconsin to Maine-born parents, who is Keeping House; and Daniel's son, Charles E. Wagner (age 11/12, July) born in Wisconsin to Maine-born parents.

Cora Edna Wagner was born February 27, 1884, in Fall City, Dunn Co., WI.


Albert Lewis and Clara Johanna Lewis, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, about December, 1891.


The 1895 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 20, 1895, shows Gustave Lewis is living in the City of Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. There are a total of 6 White Males, 3 White Females, with 7 born in the United States and 2 born in Scandinavia.


Albert Lewis, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, about 1900.


The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 5, 1900, shows Albert Lewis (age 24) born March 1876 in Wisconsin to Swedish and Danish-born parents is an unmarried Engineer boarding on Main Street, City of Waupaca, Waupaca Co, WI.


Albert Lewis, 1902


Albert Lewis and Cora Edna Wagner were married June 3, 1903, in Fall City, Dunn Co., WI.


Albert and Cora's Wedding, 1903


Cora and Adolph, 1904


The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905, shows Albert Lewis (age 28) born in Wisconsin to Danish-born parents is an Engineer living in Catawba Twp., Price Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Cora Lewis (age 21) born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin-born parents, who is a Housewife. Also living there is his son: Adolph Lewis (age 11/12) born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin-born parents.


Cora, Adolph and Albert, about 1910


The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 30, 1910, shows Albert Lewis (age 35) born in Wisconsin to Swedish and Danish-born parents is an Engineer in a starch factory owning his own home on North Street, 2nd Ward, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of six years, Cora E. Lewis (age 26) born in Wisconsin of Maine and Wisconsin-born parents. At home is the only child born to her: Adolph L. Lewis (age 5) born in Wisconsin.


On September 12, 1918, the WWI Draft Registration Report shows Albert Lewis (age 42) born August 22, 1876, is a Machinist for A. M. Hanson, Jefferson, Waupaca, Waupaca, WI. His wife is Cora Edna Lewis.


Alton Hansen and Albert Lewis, Hansen Machine Shop, October, 1919


The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 10, 1920, shows Albert Lewis (age 43) born in Wisconsin of Swedish and Danish-born parents is a Machinist in an Auto Shop owning his own home at 712 Ninth Street, 2nd Ward, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Cora Edna Lewis (age 35) born in Wisconsin of Maine and Wisconsin-born parents. At home are their children: Adolph L. Lewis (age 15), and Lawrence P. Lewis (age 5/12), both born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin-born parents.


First auto ride, Albert, Adolph, Laurence and Cora, 1924


Cora, Adolph, Laurence and Albert, about 1924


The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 17, 1930, shows Albert Lewis (age 52) born in Wisconsin to Swedish and Danish-born parents is Machinist in a Machine Shop owning his own home valued at $2,500 with a radio and first married at age 26 living on Ninth Street, 2nd Ward, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife, Cora E. Lewis (age 46) born in Wisconsin to Maine and Wisconsin-born parents and first married at age 20. At home is their son: Lawrence P. Lewis (age 10), born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin-born parents. Their son Adolph L. Lewis and family lives on Eighth Street, an adjacent house.


The Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, Winnebago Co., WI, Wednesday Evening, May 6, 1931

WAUPACA MAN HAS PARTY ON BIRTHDAY

Waupaca, Wis. - The 83rd birthday of Gust Lewis, Waupaca, was celebrated Sunday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Clarence Peterson, Menasha. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. Irving Lewis and children, Kenneth, Clifford and Lorraine, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Lewis and son Lawrence, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Lear and children, Waupaca; Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Lewis and children of Stevens Point; Mr. and Mrs. Arthur D. Larson and Mr. and Mrs. Almo Larson and son Wilbur of Farmington. Mr. Lewis, for many years a business man of this city, prides himself on good health considering his age.


The 1940 U. S. Census taken on June 8, 1940, shows Albert Lewis (age 63) born in Wisconsin, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 8 years of School, is a married Mechanic at a Repair Shop who owns his home worth $1,100 and is living at 712 Ninth Street, 2nd Ward, City of Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him are: his wife, Cora E. Lewis (age 56) born in Wisconsin, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 8 years of School, a Laundress in her Own Home; and his unmarried son, Lawrence P. Lewis (age 21), born in Wisconsin, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 4 years of High School, a New Worker.


Albert and his first car, a Ford Model T "Flivver", about 1940


Albert and Cora's 50th Wedding Anniversary, 1953


Albert Lewis died August 26, 1958, in Riverside Community Hospital, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, at age 82. Buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.


Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI, Thursday, August 28, 1958

Albert Lewis

Services for Albert Lewis, 82, Waupaca, will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday in the Holly Funeral home, Waupaca. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery there. Friends may call at the funeral home until the services. The Rev. Oscar L. Stanke of the Waupaca Methodist Church will officiate at the funeral. Mr. Lewis died at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Riverside Community Hospital in Waupaca. He was a brother of R. B. Lewis of 505 S. Michigan Ave. He was born in Waupaca Aug. 22, 1876, a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Lewis. He married Cora Wagner in Fall City, Wis., June 3, 1903. He was employed some 50 years as a machinist in the  A. M. Hansen Machine Shop in Waupaca, retiring when he was 72 years old. Surviving are his widow; two sons, Adolph, Waupaca, and Lawrence, Cedar Grove; five grandchildren; a great-grandchild; two sisters, Mrs. Frank (Edith) Lear, Waupaca, and Mrs. Clarence (Dora) Peterson, Menasha; and five brothers, Edward, New Leipzig, N. D., Elmer, Tacoma, Wash, Irvin, Waupaca, Philip, Neenah, and R. B. Lewis, Stevens Point.


Appleton Post Crescent, Appleton, Outagamie Co., WI, Thursday, August 28, 1958

Albert Lewis

Albert Lewis, 82, 712 Ninth street, Waupaca, died Tuesday at Waupaca after a short illness. He was born Aug. 22, 1876, in Waupaca. Funeral services will be at 1:30 Friday afternoon at the Holly Funeral home, Waupaca, with burial in Lakeside cemetery. The Rev. Oscar L. Stanke, pastor of Waupaca First Methodist church, will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home. Survivors include his widow; two sons, Adolph, Waupaca, and Lawrence, Cedar Grove; two sisters, Mrs. Frank Lear, Waupaca, and Mrs. Clarence Peterson, Menasha; five brothers, Edward, New Leipzig, N.D., Elmer, Tacoma, Wash., Irvin, Waupaca, Reuben, Stevens Point, and Phillip, Neenah; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


Cora Edna (Wagner) Lewis died November 26, 1976, at Bethany Lutheran Home, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, at age 92. Buried in Lakeside Cemetery, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.


Appleton Post Crescent, Appleton, Outagamie Co., WI, Tuesday, November 30, 1976

Deaths

Mrs. Albert Lewis (Cora Wagner), 92, Bethany Home, Waupaca.