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Lewis Henry Douglass

Male 1902 - 1937  (35 years)


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  • Name Lewis Henry Douglass  [1
    Born 2 Apr 1902  Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Jul 1937  Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Danville, Vermillion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Jul 1937  35 Years Old; Covington, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I6890  My Genealogy

    Father Walter Melvin Douglass,   b. 30 Sep 1883, New Market, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1952, 3 Cronkhite St, Danville, Vermillion Co, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Mabel Neville Brooks,   b. 13 Sep 1884, Covington, Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1963, Danville, Vermilion Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1900  Fountain County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4138  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Bernice Moreman,   b. 10 Dec 1905, Momence, Kankakee County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1998, 92 Years Old; Bismark, Newell Township, Vermillion County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 25 Jan 1925  1st Marriage; Kankakee, Kankakee County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living Douglass
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F10101  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • OBITUARY:
      "ENGINEER DEAD AT 35
      LEWIS HENRY DOUGLAS
      Death claimed a C. & E.I. locomotive engineer Sunday, July 18, 1937,when Lewis Henry Douglas 35, died at home on State Road 34 one-halfmile east of Foster Road in Indiana. Formerly a resident of Danville,Mr. Douglas moved about eight months ago to the home where he died at9 a.m. He was born in Fountain County, Ind., April 2, 1902, son ofWalter and Mabel Brooks Douglas. He was a member of the Brotherhoodof Locomotive Engineers and Firemen and of Benson Chapel M.E. Church.
      Surviving are: the widow, Mrs. Bernice Moorman Douglas; the parents;four children, Meredith, 10, Kathryn Jane, 8, Robert Lewis, 7, andWalter Wayne 2; one brother, Walter Douglas, Louisiana; three sisters,Mrs. Alice Watson, Bronson, Ill., Mrs. Fay Fisher, Terre Haute, andMrs. Dorothy Clore, Danville.
      The body was taken to the home of the parents, Mr. and Mrs. WalterDouglas, 31 Pennsylvania Avenue, city, to remain until taken toBerhalter Funeral Chapel for funeral services at 2 p.m. Tuesday. TheRev. James Fisher, Pastor of Olivet Presbyterian Church, willofficiate. Burial in Sunset Memorial Park." [Transcribed 02 February2006, SLJuhl, Compiler]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1052] Obituary: Lewis Henry Douglass, 18 July 1937 (Reliability: 3).