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John H. (Henry) LEWIS b. 1835 VA-CONFEDERATE.

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John H. LEWIS, CONFEDERATE, author of the book, "Recollection from 1860 to 1865".

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This is a small part of my family tree-this show's leading back to John Henry LEWIS, CONFEDERATE-VA.,
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John Henry LEWIS, was born in Portsmouth, VA on Oct., 5, 1835-there have been varying dates on that i.e. 1837, however an addition on his ONLY published book "Recollection's from 1860 to 1865" which is entirely revolving around the civil war era,  himself and his familie's life during this time, which includes his capture at Gettysburg, PA, concludes his correct dates from more records, than do other dates.

CONFEDERATE, John LEWIS, married, in a small and non-impressive court house in Camden, NC, in HIS words.  He married a Mary Frances EMMERSON, b. 1839, also, in VA.  John and Mary had a total of six children probably all born in Portsmouth, Virginia, except for surely the last two, which were "twins" first a George Washington LEWIS ,born in District of Columbia & dec'd Washington DC,1939,  and the 2nd was one of my GreatGrandfth's John M. (Meriweather) www.ancestry.com  all CENSUS'were taken in VA, PORTSMOUTH-area.-  except 1860, and the one's from 1870 till 1910, taken in DC. In the 1860 federal census, he was in Chatham Georgia. (CENSUS)

 

The last census'on John H. LEWIS & wife was taken 1910 in Washington DC.

 

 

John & his wife both died in Washington DC, she in 1911 and he died at a daughter's home in Washington DC March 26th, 1917.  Both he and his wife Mary Frances EMMERSON-LEWIS, were buried in the EMMERSON'S family plot in Portsmouth, VA- at the

"CEDAR GROVE

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" an old cemetery located in Portsmouth, Virginia.

 

John H. LEWIS's father also, contibuted to the CONFEDERACY, in home guard, Samuel Morgan LEWIS , b. Jamestown, VA 1785 and dec'd VA1862, who married a Frances PULLEY, 1796-1871.

  • Virginia-Washington DC
  • 5 Oct 1835

1910 Fed census taken in District of Columbia.

1910 United States Federal Census
about John H Lewis Name: John H Lewis Age in 1910: 75 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1835 Birthplace: Virginia Relation to Head of House: Head Father's Birth Place: Virginia Mother's Birth Place: Virginia Spouse's Name: Mary F Home in 1910: Precinct 9, Washington, District of Columbia Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: NameAge John H Lewis 75 Mary F Lewis 71 John H Lewis 11   1910 United States Federal Census
about John H Lewis Name: John H Lewis Age in 1910: 11 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1899 Birthplace: District of Columbia Relation to Head of House: Grandson Father's Birth Place: District of Columbia Mother's Birth Place: District of Columbia Home in 1910: Precinct 9, Washington, District of Columbia Marital Status: Single Race: White Gender: Male Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: NameAge John H Lewis 75 Mary F Lewis 71 John H Lewis 11   View
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about Mary F Lewis Name: Mary F Lewis Age in 1910: 71 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839 Birthplace: Virginia Relation to Head of House: Wife Father's Birth Place: Virginia Mother's Birth Place: Virginia Spouse's Name: John H Home in 1910: Precinct 9, Washington, District of Columbia Marital Status: Married Race: White Gender: Female Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: NameAge John H Lewis 75 Mary F Lewis 71 John H Lewis 11   View
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Mary died the following year in Washington DC, and was buried in her hometown of Portsmouth, Virginia. View
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  • Porthsmouth, Virginia, District of Columbia, Gettysburg, PA
  • 1835-1917


Contributor: llighthse
Created: July 10, 2008 · Modified: July 8, 2009


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