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Charles George Lewis
4/4/1881 - 1920
Charles George Lewis was born on April 4, 1881 somewhere in Alabama and died about 1920 somewhere in Alabama. Actual date of death is unknown. He lived to be about 38 years old.

His parents were George W. Lewis (April 27, 1843 Houston Co. AL - Dec.23, 1937 Holmes Co. FL )and Rachael Williams Lewis ( May 28, 1850 Decatur Co. GA - Nov.23, 1925 Holmes Co. FL)
Census1/1/1900 Columbia AL ( Henry County) 18 yrs old 
Geo W. Lewis (52,Apr 1848 ), Rachael Lewis (51, May 1849), Charlie Lewis (19,May 1881 ), Annie L. Lewis (14, Mar 1886), Andrew P. Lewis (12, Apr 1888), Allie Lewis (11, May 1889), Berta Lewis (9, Feb 1891), Twitty Lewis (4,May 1896 ). All were born in AL. George's parents were born in GA, Rachel's parents were also born in GA. Street address: North Washington Street. George and Rachel have been married thirty one years. George is a farmer.  
Census1/1/1910 Columbia AL (Houston County) 28 yrs old 
Charlie Lewis (Age 27), Bertie Lewis (23), Cathaline Lewis (4), Ida B. Lewis(3). Charles and Bertie have been married six years, they have had four children, two are living. Charlie and Bertie were born in GA, as were both their parents. All children born in AL. Charlie is a farm and Bertie is a farm laborer.  
Military9/12/1918 AL (Houston County) 37 yrs old 
#743-Name: Charlie George Lewis, Race: White, Birth Date: May 4, 1881, Residence Date: 1917-1918, Street Address: 2, Residence Place: Houston County, Alabama, Physical Build: Medium, Height: Medium, Hair Color: Black, Eye Color: Blue, Spouse: Berta Lewis 

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8 1889 The first calculating machine is invented and uses punch cards
14 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
16 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
19 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
19 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
20 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
21 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
22 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
23 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
25 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
25 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
25 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
31 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
32 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
33 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
1 1882 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison creates the first large power station in New York City, making it the first place in America to have electricity.
4 1885 NEWS HEADLINES: Eastman invents the box camera. For the first time photography becomes affordable for the average citizen.
27 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
31 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
32 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
36 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
38 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
28 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
29 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
28 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
33 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
36 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
38 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
39 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.

Berta Crawford
Born on August 16, 1890 and died on July 7, 1962
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The Children of Charles George Lewis

Ida Bell Lewis
Born in Houston County, Alabama on January 27, 1907 and died in Houston County, Alabama on November 18, 1935. She was 28 years old.

Bernice Walker (1925 - 2005)
George Washington Walker (1927 - 2002)
Merle Walker (1931 - 2016)
Ruby Mae Walker (1933 - 1961)
Mary Lois Walker ( 1929 -2003) ...
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