My Grandmother, Margaret claimed her first marriage was 1916, I have not yet gotten the marriage certificate, but on Joseph Irving LEWIS' death certificate, she is listed and their" only son-Howard Irving LEWIS, also born Washington DC.
Washingtonian. Margaret and her first husband divorced, I assume in Washington DC, my father Howard, her only son is living at this time in Marley Neck, Maryland. Anne Arundel Co., Maryland. Her only son Howard Irving LEWIS, is now age 90, he was August 2008. My father, her son Howard was one of the co-inventor's of the ZIP CODE, his last job, the one he retired from was the main post office in Washington DC. He retired from the US Governement, as the Special Assistant to the Postmaster General. Her son Howard married once to a Marie Louise ELFERS, who was born in NYC on Feb., 08, 2001 and died in Marley Neck, Maryland December 14, 2001 of heart failure. My Grandmother had only one child, as mentioned above, he had two children, at this time both his children are still living. One is retired from the US Government and still lives in Maryland, though said he was going to move in about 2 years, probably to another state. Margaret's son graduated from both University of Alabama and the University of Maryland. His wife, Marie went to SMITH COLLEGE, for women. Her ONLY Grandson, graduated from University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.