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Our Sigsworth Family
Generation #10
Mary Ann Sigsworth
(c/o James Albert Sigsworth and Eliza Jane Whaley)
and Ole Lewis

Mary Ann Sigsworth, daughter of James Albert Sigsworth and Eliza Ann Whaley, was born Feb. 1865 in Loughborough, Frontenac Co., Ontario Canada, married Jan. 10, 1888 in Clear Lake, Polk Co., Wisconsin to Ole Lewis (he born Dec. 1866 in Little Falls, Polk Co., Wisconsin). Ole was the son of Lewis and Betsy Swanson, and the brother of Simon Lewis (born July 1861 Norway, Living Clayton, Polk Co., Wisconsin, Page 85, Household #36, in 1900), William Lewis, and Erick Lewis (born May 1875 Wisconsin, died Apr. 11, 1907, Polk Co., Wisconsin).

Children of Mary Ann and Ole

1-James Edward Lewis, born Sep. 1887 Wisconsin

2-Claude Wesley Lewis, born Sep. 25, 1889 at Richardson, Polk Co., Wisconsin, died  Mar. 19, 1969, at Robinsdale, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, married Alvina Augusta Modrow on Nov. 2, 1920 at Robinsdale (she born April 16, 1890 at Greenwood, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, died Nov. 12, 1971 at New Hope, Hennepin Co., Minnesota, daughter of Frederick K. Modrow and Amelia Roepke). Children of Claude and Alvina at Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota were: 1-Delores Virginia Lewis, born Nov. 23, 1921; 2-Claude Albert Lewis, born Apr. 27, 1923, died at Minneapolis on June 7, 1923; 3-Rollin William Wesley Lewis, born Nov. 29, 1924; and 4-Betty June Darlene Lewis, born Aug. 6, 1929

3-Essie Lewis, born Aug 1890 Clear Lake, married Ruel Roberts at Turtle Lake and had two known children; 1-Viola and 2-Melvin. In 1920 the family was living at Clayton, Polk Co., Wisconsin, Roll 2010 Book 1, Page 130a, Household #2

4-Myrtle Lewis, born Apr. 1894 in Clear Lake

5-Walter Monroe Lewis, born Nov. 7, 1902, in Richardson, Polk Co., Wisconsin, died Oct. 1977 in Clayton, Polk Co., Wisconsin, married Clara Marie Mewes on May 19, 1924, at Minneapolis, Hennepin Co., Minnesota. Clara, the daughter of Fred and Rosa Mewes, was born Aug. 15, 1907, at Clayton where she died Nov. 29, 1994. In 1930 the family was living at  Turtle Lake, Barron Co., Wisconsin, Roll 2561 Book 2, Page 43a, Household #133. Children of Walter and Clara were: 1-Melvin M. Lewis, born 1927 Turtle Lake, died in Minnesota; 2-Vernon D. Lewis, born 1928 Turtle Lake, died Wisconsin; 3-Hazel L. Lewis, born 1930 Turtle Lake, married Unknown Anderson; and 4-Joy Lewis, born after May 1924, married Unknown Brekke

1881 Canada Census
Loughborough, Addington, Ontario, Family HistoryLibrary Film 1375872, NA Film Number C-13236, District 118, Sub-districtA, Page Number 88, Household Number 438, All Primitive Methodist

James Sigsworth M Male English 35 Ontario Farmer
Eliza Ann Sigsworth M Female 35 Ontario Farmer
Mary Ann Sigsworth Female English 16 Ontario Farmer
Margret Sigsworth Female English 14 O Ontario School
Hariett M. Sigsworth Female English 12 Ontario School
Sarah E. SSigsworth Female English 10 Ontario School
Nathon S. Sigsworth Male English 8 Ontario School
James A. Sigsworth Male English 5 Ontario Farmer
William J. Sigsworth Male English 2 Ontario Farmer

1900 USA Census
Clayton, Polk Co., Wisconsin; Page 86, Household #47,

Lewis, Ole, Age 33, Farmer, Born Wisconsin
Lewis, Mary, Age 35, Born Canada
Lewis, Eddie, Age 13, Born Wisconsin
Lewis, Essie, Age 10, Born Wisconsin
Lewis, Claude, Age 8, Born Wisconsin
Lewis, Myrtle, Age 6, Born Wisconsin
Lewis, Baby (male), Age 6 months, Born Wisconsin
Lewis, Betsy, Age 65, Born Norway
Lewis, Erick, Age 25, Born Wisconsin (brother)

1910 USA Census
Clayton, Polk Co., Wisconsin; Roll1733 Book 1, Page 78a, Household #not given:

Lewis, Ole, Age 37, Farmer, Born Wisconsin
Lewis, Anne M., Age 39, Born Canada
Lewis, James E., Age 22, Born Wisconsin
Lewis, Myrtle, Age 16, Born Wisconsin
Lewis, Walter O., Age 7, Born Wisconsin