Tuesday, October 23, 2007

Lawrence S. Lewis family - Wabash Co., IN

The Lawrence S. LEWIS family was enumerated in the 1910 and 1920 census of LaGro Twp., Wabash Co., IN. Lawrence was Eileen's maternal great-grandfather, the son of Jacob and Marietta (COOK) LEWIS.

Lawrence's occupation was that of a farmer who could read and write. His own was listed as free of mortgage in 1910, but mortgaged by the 1920 census. Wife Ruth Alice was the mother of 3 children, all living in 1910 census, who could also read and write.

The rest of the family included children : Lucille, Ernest, Flossie, Galen, Daniel and Leota in the 1920 census. Next door neighbors in the 1920 census were the PEFLEY family. Daughter Leota would later marry their son Sherman.

Lawrence S. LEWIS b. March 30, 1885 Lancaster, Huntington Co., IN., d. June 26, 1947 Dora, Wabash Co., IN., m. February 24, 1906 Dora, Wabash Co., IN to Ruth Alice SILLS, daughter of Christopher and Samantha (SHELLY) SILLS. Ruth b. March 29, 1889 Dora, Wabash Co., IN., d. February 18, 1959 Wabash, Wabash Co., IN.

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