Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Mini bio: Justin Betts "Jess" & Anna Katheryne (Hopkins) Lewis

Brief biography of Justin Betts "Jess" Lewis (1883-1957) and his wife Anna Katheryne Hopkins (1887-1949). Position in the family tree.

Justin Betts "Jess" Lewis:
jess lewis
Born: June 20, 1883 in Pardoe, Mercer County, Pennsylvania
Baptized: unknown
Parents: Richard & Sarah (Betts) Lewis
Known Residences:

--- 1883-1885 in Pardoe, Mercer County, Pennsylvania
--- about 1888 in Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana
--- about 1891 in Carbonado, Pierce County, Washington
--- 1900 in Carbonado, Pierce County, Washington
--- about 1901 in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
--- 1910 at 3009 North Junett, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington (next door to in-laws)
--- 1920 at 2923 North 30th, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington (with in-laws)
--- 1925 at 935 Clinton, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
--- 1930 at 9 East 45th, Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
--- from mid 1930s at 2748 S. E. Market St. Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
Occupation: plumber/plumbing contractor
Death: March 16, 1957 in Portland; buried in Tacoma Mausoleum, Pierce County, Washington

Anna Katheryne Hopkins
Anna (Hopkins) Lewis
Birth: April 6, 1887 in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Baptism: unknown
Parents: Teddy & Kate (Lynch) Hopkins
Known residences:
--- 1900 at 2701 Water St., Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
--- 1909-1945 lived with husband Jess
Death: March 30, 1949 in Portland, Oregon; buried at Calvary Cemetery, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington

Marriage & Children:

Marriage date: Jess Lewis & Anna Hopkins married April 21, 1909 at St. Patrick's, Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington. Witnesses: John J. Hopkins, Cecilia Clancy

-- baby girl (stillborn) born 1910
** Kathleen "Kay" Lewis born 1913, married Leland "Lee" Kolm

Posts about Jess & Anna (Hopkins) Lewis

The Lewis Family in Slidell, Louisiana
World War I Draft Registration
Justin B. Lewis: Plumbers' Organizations
School for the Lewis Children in Carbonado, Washington

Off-site Links
Tacoma Building Index (Justin B. Lewis listed at 3009 No. Junett, built 1905, in 1910)
1921 Tacoma City Directory listing Justin B. Lewis and Sarah B. Lewis (widow of Richard)

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