Lewis E. Conrad1,2,3

ID# 20643, (1859 - 1931)
FatherJacob Conrad3
MotherAdeline Shoffer3

Key Events:

Birth: 6 Aug 1859, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania4,5,6
Marriage: about 1881, Margaret E. Vallance (6 Aug 1860 - 8 Mar 1921)7,8,9
Death: 12 Oct 1931, Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania3
Burial: 15 Oct 1931, Red Hill Cemetery3
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Lewis E. Conrad was born on 6 Aug 1859 in Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.4,5,6
     Lewis married Margaret E. Vallance, daughter of John A. Vallance and Margaret Flora, about 1881.7,8,9
     Lewis and Margaret E. Vallance appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Middle Paxton Twp., Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 5 Jun 1900, reporting they owned their home, which was mortgaged. Their children Flora, Jennie, John and George were listed as living with them.1
     Lewis and Margaret appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Middle Paxton Twp., Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 21 Apr 1910, reporting they owned their home, free of mortgage. Their children John, George and Walter were listed as living with them, as were Mary and Flora McCarty, ages 5 and 2, daughters of their late daughter Flora.2
     Lewis and Margaret appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Middle Paxton Twp., Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 24 Jan 1920, reporting they owned their home, which was mortgaged. Their son Walter was listed as living with them, as were Mary and Flora McCarty, ages 14 and 11, daughters of their late daughter Flora.10
     Lewis appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Dauphin, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, at 22 Allegheny St., enumerated 5 Apr 1930, with Jacob Conrad, age 77, apparently his older brother, boarding with Clara S. Garman and her son.11
     He was a laborer on the Pennsylvania Railroad. By 1920, at age 60, he had become a watchman there. He had retired by 1930.12,13,14,15,16
     Lewis died on 12 Oct 1931 in Harrisburg, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, at age 72.3 He was buried on 15 Oct 1931 in Red Hill Cemetery.3

Children:
     Children with Margaret E. Vallance

Lewis and Margaret had another child, whose name is not known, who was born before 1900.20,21
  • Flora Conrad1 (Aug 1884 - 1908)
  • Harry C. Conrad17 (21 Dec 1886 - 24 Feb 1887)
  • Jennie A. Conrad1,18 (13 Aug 1889 - Jan 1984)
  • John Franklin Conrad1,2,19 (25 Jan 1892 - )
  • George W. Conrad1,2 (11 Nov 1898 - Jul 1977)
  • Walter L. Conrad2,10 (abt 1901 - )

Citations

  1. [S6715] Lewis Conrad household, 1900 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.
  2. [S6716] Lewis Conrad household, 1910 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.
  3. [S6718] Lewis E. Conrad, Certificate of Death.
  4. [S6715] Lewis Conrad household, 1900 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, shows month, year, as 1859, age 40, and state.
  5. [S6716] Lewis Conrad household, 1910 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, shows age 50 and state.
  6. [S6718] Lewis E. Conrad, Certificate of Death, shows date, with year as 1858, county, and state.
  7. [S6715] Lewis Conrad household, 1900 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, shows married 19 years.
  8. [S6716] Lewis Conrad household, 1910 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, shows married 29 years.
  9. [S6717] Lewis E. Conrad household, 1920 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, shows married.
  10. [S6717] Lewis E. Conrad household, 1920 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.
  11. [S6719] Clara A. Garman household, 1930 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania.
  12. [S6715] Lewis Conrad household, 1900 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as railroad laborer.
  13. [S6716] Lewis Conrad household, 1910 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as laborer, industry as rail road.
  14. [S6716] Lewis Conrad household, 1910 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as watchman, industry as rail road.
  15. [S6719] Clara A. Garman household, 1930 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, shows occupation as retired.
  16. [S6718] Lewis E. Conrad, Certificate of Death, shows occupation as retired watchman, Penna R. R.
  17. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 42700976, Harry C Conrad, includes tombstone photo showing same.
  18. [S6720] Isaac N. Fite and Jennie A. Conrad, Application for Marriage License, Dauphin County.
  19. [S1500] "U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007," Ancestry.com, record for John Franklin Conrad.
  20. [S6715] Lewis Conrad household, 1900 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, shows her as the mother of 6, with 5 living.
  21. [S6716] Lewis Conrad household, 1910 U.S. Census, Dauphin Co., Pennsylvania, shows her as mother of 7, with 6 living.