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Edward Carl "Ed" Lewis was born November 2, 1882, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI, and died November 12, 1968, in Fargo, Cass Co., ND, at age 86. Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Fargo, Cass Co., ND. He is the son of Gustav Larsson Lewis of Fröbbestorp, Torsås, Kalmar lan, Smaland, Sweden, and Julianne Marie Anderson of Tisvilde, Denmark. 

Carrie Lye was born August 4, 1889, in Green Bay, Brown Co., WI, and died December 22, 1959, in the City of New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND, at age 70. Buried in Saint Johns Cemetery, New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND. She is the daughter of John Baptist Leye of Rockland Twp., Brown Co., WI, and Appallene "Pauline" Vanden Avond of Belgium. Appallene's parents are Mr. and Mrs. Henry Vanden Avond, who lived in Prebel, WI, in 1887. Henry died in 1937.

Edward Carl "Ed" Lewis and Carrie Lye were married Wednesday, January 17, 1912, in Green Bay, Brown Co., WI.

Edward Carl "Ed" Lewis and Carrie (Lye) Lewis had one child:

  1. Marion V. Lewis: Born June 13, 1915, in the Village of New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND; Died November 7, 1983, in Fargo, Cass Co., ND (age 68). Buried in Saint Johns Cemetery, New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND. Married December 31, 1935, in Bismarck, Burleigh Co., ND, to Erwin M. Neuman: Born August 17, 1911, in Gackle, Hettinger Co., ND; Died December 21, 2005, in Elim Care Center, Fargo, Cass Co., ND (age 94). Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Fargo, Cass Co., ND.




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Edward Carl "Ed" Lewis is buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Fargo, Cass Co., ND.


Marion V. (Lewis) Neuman is buried in Saint Johns Cemetery, New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND.


Erwin M. Neuman is buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Fargo, Cass Co., ND.


Edward Carl "Ed" Lewis was born November 2, 1882, in Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI.

Carrie Lye was born August 4, 1889, in Green Bay, Brown Co., WI.

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 6 White Males, 3 White Females, with 7 born in the United States and 2 born in Scandinavia.

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 5, 1900, shows Gust Lewis (age 52) born May 1848 in Sweden of Swedish-born parents and is a naturalized citizen immigrating in 1872 is a carpenter living on State Street, 2nd Ward, Waupaca, Waupaca Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 24 years, Julia Lewis (age 42) born June 1858 in Denmark of Danish-born parents who emigrated in 1870, and 8 of the 9 children born in Wisconsin to her are still alive and all but Albert are living at home: Idith Lewis (age 20) born July 1879 who is a dry goods clerk; Edward Lewis (age 18) born November 1882 who is delivering; Hjalmar Lewis (age 15) born January 1885); Henry Lewis (age 13) born April 1887; Clara Lewis (age 9) born March 1891; Irving Lewis (age 7) born May 1893; and Rubin Lewis (age 7/12) born November 1899. Also living there is a lodger, Mary Jenkins (age 25).

The 1900 U. S. Census taken on June 8, 1900, shows John B. Ley (age 42) born May 1858 in Wisconsin to Belgian-born parents is a Rail Road Section Hand owning his own home free of a mortgage and living at 1112 Dousman Street, 6th Ward, City of Green Bay, Brown Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 18 years, Palina Ley (age 44) born September 1855 in Belgium to Belgium-born parents, having emigrated in 1858, with 3 of the 6 children born to her still living. At home are their three unmarried daughters, all born in Wisconsin: Barbara Ley (age 17) born April 1883; Mary Ley (age 14) born April 1886; and Carry Ley (age 10) born August 1889. Also living there is his niece, Anna Philips (age 4) born February 1896 in Wisconsin to Wisconsin-born parents.

The 1905 Wisconsin State Census taken on June 1, 1905, shows Edward Lewis (age 18) born in the United States to United States-born parents is an unmarried Machinist boarding in the 4th Ward, City of Green Bay, Brown Co., WI.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 23, 1910, shows John Lye (age 53) born in Wisconsin to Belgian-born parents is a section boss on a railroad owning his own home on 1112 Dousman Street, Green Bay, Brown Co., WI. Living with him is his wife of 29 years, Pauline Lye (age 56) born in Belgium to Belgium-born parents with 3 of the 6 children born to her still living. At home are their three unmarried daughters, all born in Wisconsin: Barbara Lye (age 27); Mary Lye (age 24); and Carry Lye (age 20). Also living there is their adopted daughter, Annie Lye (age 1) born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin and Belgium-born parents.

The 1910 U. S. Census taken on April 30, 1910, shows Edward Lewis (age 24) born in Wisconsin to Danish and Wisconsin-born parents is an unmarried Repair Shop Machinist boarding at 1152 Main Street, 4th Ward, City of Green Bay, Brown Co., WI.

Appallene "Pauline" (Vanden Avond) Lye died Friday, December 23, 1910, at her home, Green Bay, Brown Co., WI, at age 56. Buried in Allouez Cemetery. She was born September, 1855, in Belgium.


The Green Bay Press-Gazette, Green Bay, Brown Co., WI, Friday, December 23, 1910

MRS. JOHN LYE DIES AT DOUSMAN STREET HOME

Complication of Diseases Causes Death of Woman Age 56 - Funeral Monday at St. Willebrord's Church.

Mrs. John Lye died at the residence at 1112 Dousman street at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon from the effects of a complication of diseases. She was 56 years of age. The funeral service will be conducted on Monday morning at 10 o'clock at St. Willebrord's church and interment will be at Allouez cemetery. Mrs. Lye leaves her husband and four daughters to mourn her death.


The Green Bay Press-Gazette, Green Bay, Brown Co., WI, Tuesday, December 27, 1910

FUNERAL OF MRS. JOHN LYE

Dousman Street Resident Laid at Rest at Allouex Yesterday

The funeral service for Mrs. John Lye, a resident of 1112 Dousman street, who died on Friday, was held yesterday morning at St. Willebrord's church by the Rev. Van Susteren. The remains were interred at Allouez cemetery.


Edward Carl "Ed" Lewis and Carrie Lye were married Wednesday, January 17, 1912, in Green Bay, Brown Co., WI.


The Bismarck Tribune, Bismarck, Burleigh Co., ND, Monday, January 22, 1912

State Weddings

One of New Leipzig's best known young men will soon bring home a bride. He is Ed Lewis of Lewis Brothers, the machinists. He was married at Green Bay, Wis., on Wednesday, to Miss Carrie Lye of that city. Ed formerly worked and lived in Green Bay. The bride is the daughter of a railroad man of Green Bay. The young people will visit at Ed.'s old home at Waupaca, Wis., before starting for New Leipzig.


The 1915 North Dakota State Census taken on April 1, 1915, shows Ed Lewis and Karrie Lewis are living in New Leipzig, Morton Co., ND. The adjacent family consists of: Henry Lewis; Therisa Lewis; and Ethel Lewis.


The WWI Draft Registration Report taken on September 12, 1918, shows Edward Carl Lewis (age 35) born November 2, 1882, is a Machinist for Lewis Brothers, New Leipzig, ND, and is living in New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND. His nearest relative is Mrs. Ed. Lewis of New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND.


The 1920 U. S. Census taken on January 20, 1920, shows Edward Lewis (age 37) born in Wisconsin to Swedish and Danish-born parents is an Electrician in a Power Plant owning his own home at 2 in Block 3 in the Village of New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND. Living with him is his wife, Carrie Lewis (age 29) born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin-born parents. At home is his daughter, Marian Lewis (age 4-5/12) born in North Dakota to Wisconsin-born parents. Living on the adjacent house is Edward's brother, Henry Lewis and family.

The 1925 North Dakota State Census taken on April 1, 1925, shows Ed Lewis (age 41) is living in New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND. Living with him are: Carrie Lewis (age 36); and Marion Lewis (age 9). All were born in the United States and are U. S. citizens. The Christ Neuman family lived next door.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 14, 1930, shows Edward Lewis (age 47) born in Wisconsin to Swedish and Danish-born parents with personal property worth $2,000 and first married at age 27, is a married Mechanic in his Own Shop  and living in the Village of New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND. Living with him arre: his wife, Kery Lewis (age 40) born in Wisconsin to Wisconsin and Belgium-born parents, and first married at age 20; and his daughter, Marian Lewis (age 14) born in North Dakota to Wisconsin-born parents. A barber and his wife are renters in the house.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 16, 1940, shows Edward Lewis (age 57) born in Wisconsin, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 8 years of School, is a married Machinist at a Repair Shop, and who owns his home worth $1,400 and is living in the 1st Ward, City of New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND. Living with him is his wife, Carrie Lewis (age 50) born in Wisconsin, and 5 years ago was living in the Same House, and with 8 years of School.

John Baptist Lye died Tuesday, September 24, 1946, at his home, Green Bay, Brown Co., WI, at age 90. Buried in Allouez Cemetery. Born October 15, 1860.


The Green Bay Press-Gazette, Green Bay, Brown Co., WI, Tuesday, September 24, 1946

John Lye, 90, Dies After Long Illness

John Lye, 90, died at his home, 906 Dousman street, after a lingering illness. Survivors include four daughters, Barbara and Mary, at home; Mrs. Ed Lewis, New Leipeiz, N. D., and Mrs. Roy Lindley, Green Bay; and one brother, Louis, town of Eaton. He belonged to St. John's court of Foresters and had worked for the Chicago and North Western railroad for 49 years. The body is at Coad's funeral home where the rosary will be said at 8 o'clock every night. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 Thursday morning in Annunciation church with burial in Allouez.


Carrie (Lye) Lewis died December 22, 1959, in the Village of New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND, at age 70. Buried in Saint Johns Cemetery, New Leipzig, Grant Co., ND.

Edward Carl "Ed" Lewis died November 12, 1968, in Fargo, Cass Co., ND, at age 86. Buried in Holy Cross Cemetery, Fargo, Cass Co., ND.


Neuman, Erwin

12/21/2005

Erwin M. Neuman, 94, of Fargo, died Wednesday, December 21, 2005, in Elim Care Center, Fargo.

Erwin was born on August 17, 1911 in Gackle, ND, to Christian and Sophia (Petre) Neuman. He graduated from New Leipzig High School and attended Ellendale Normal and Dakota and Interstate Business Colleges. Following college, Erwin was a teacher at a country school in Grant County, ND and he also worked for State Bank in New Leipzig and Federal Land Bank in Mott, ND. Erwin married Marion Lewis on December 31, 1935. He served in the US Army from 1944-1946 and was wounded in Italy. The family moved to Fargo in 1946. Erwin then worked as an appraiser for the Veterans Administration and the FHA. He excelled in sports and was recruited by a minor league baseball team while he was in high school. He loved golfing, hunting, fishing, camping, basketball, football, baseball and reading. Erwin was a member of the American Legion, DAV, VFW, Eagles, Edgewood Mens Club, and the Elks. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Marion; grandson, Steve Erickson; brothers, Roy and Reuben and his sister, Luella. He is survived by his children, Joyce (Ed) Westfall of Moorhead, MN, Rosemary (Andrew) Schatz of Woodbridge, VA, James Neuman of Denver, CO, Monica (Larry) Murack of Atlanta, GA; grandchildren, John (Yumiko) Erickson of Thousand Oaks, CA, Maria Sall of Rogers, MN, Karen (Michael) Landsverk of Becker, MN, Michael (Jennifer) Haddox-Schatz of Newport News, VA, Peter Schatz of Fort Benning, GA, Christine (Charles) Jemenez of Loveland, CO, Kristine (Brian) Vickery of Atlanta, GA, Jennifer Murack of Atlanta, GA; 9 great grandchildren; brother, Ernest (Mary) Neuman of Gig Harbor, WA; sisters, Agnes Schultz of Sacramento, CA and Laura (Edwin) Schu of Elk Grove, CA. Funeral Service: Saturday, December 24, 2005 at 2:00 pm in Elim Care Center Chapel, Fargo. Visitation: One hour prior to the service on Saturday and also Friday from 6-8 pm in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Interment: Holy Cross North Cemetery, Fargo. Arrangements with Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo