Born in Pennsylvania in 1858. By 1885 Lewis had moved to San Francisco. She shared a studio with Charlotte Danielwitz until the earthquake in 1906. She then moved across the bay to Oakland where she remained until her demise on May 14, 1916.
Source: Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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