Lewis Andrew Wiegman (1887-1967)

Lewis Andrew Wiegman was born on 9 December 1887 in Miami, Logan, Ohio to John William and Elmira Hayden (Ross) Wiegman. He was their seventh child and the fifth son.

He was listed as a student with his family in the 1900 census. In the 1910 census he was listed as a student going to Western Reserve University.

Lewis moved to Connecticut in about 1912. He was listed as a resident there for about the next twenty years. The 1920 census had him listed as living in Stamford working as a sheet metal worker in the rolling mills. In the 1930 census he was listed in Stamford working as a sales clerk in a locks hardware company.

The Connecticut veteran’s roster has a listing for Lewis in World War I. He was inducted on 22 June 1918. He was in the 154 Depot Brigade and then was in Company K, 71 Infantry. He was honorably discharged on 24 January 1919.

Lewis Andrew Wiegman died on 23 May 1967 in Vandalia, Montgomery, Ohio. He was buried in the Greenwood Cemetery in De Graff, Ohio.

Lewis Andrew Wiegman was unmarried and had no known children.


Sources:

Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003, database with images. FamilySearch.org. Citing Miami Township, Logan, Ohio, FHL film 534,831. Andrew L. Weigman, 9 December 1887.

U.S. federal census. Year: 1900; Location: Miami, Logan, Ohio; e.d. 0117, p. 11A.
U.S. federal census. Year: 1910; Location: Miami, Logan, Ohio; e.d. 0138, p. 5B.
U.S. federal census. Year: 1920; Location: Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut; e.d. 169, p. 3B.
U.S. federal census. Year: 1930; Location: Stamford, Fairfield, Connecticut; e.d. 0203, p. 14B.

Service Records: Connecticut Men and Women in the Armed Forces of the United States During World War I, 1917-1920, Vol. 1. (New Haven, Connecticut: Office of the Adjutant General State Armory, 1941), 625; digital images, Internet Archive (http://archive.org: accessed March 2017).

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007, database online. Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. (http://ancestry.com). Citing Ohio Department of Health. Index to Annual Deaths, 1958-2002. State Vital Statistics Unit, Columbus, Ohio, Vol. 18873, certificate no. 39566. Andrew L. Wiegman.

A. Lewis Wiegman, Memorial #18840680, database and images online. Find-A-Grave.com.

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