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Ida Lewis
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Ida Lewis Net Worth, Height, Wiki, Age


: 25 February 1842


: Newport, Rhode Island Rhode Island, US


: Pisces


: 25 October 1991


: 149 years

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  • American lighthouse keeper noted for her heroism in rescuing people from the sea.
Real name:Idawalley Zorada Lewis-Wilson
Born:25 February 1842 Comment
When did Ida Lewis die? / Died25 October 1991
How many years did Ida Lewis live? / Lived149 years
Where was Ida Lewis born?Newport, Rhode Island Rhode Island, US
Where did Ida Lewis die? / Deathplace Lime Rock, US
Zodiac sign:Pisces

Who was Ida Lewis? / Facts   

  • She was the oldest of four children of Captain Hosea Lewis of the Revenue-Marine
  • Her father was transferred to the Lighthouse Service and appointed keeper of Lime Rock Light on Lime Rock in Newport in 1854, taking his family to live on the rock in 1857
  • After the family had been at Lime Rock for less than four months, he had a stroke and became disabled
  • Lewis expanded her domestic duties to include caring for him and a seriously ill sister and also, with her mother's assistance, tending the light: filling the lamp with oil at sundown and again at midnight, trimming the wick, polishing carbon off the reflectors, and extinguishing the light at dawn.

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