The Jacob LEWIS family appears in the 1880 census of Jefferson Twp., Huntington Co., IN. Jacob was my wife's maternal 2nd-great grandfather, the son of Solomon and Margaret (RHINEHART) LEWIS.
Jacob is a farmer with his second wife, Mary keeping house. They have a new son, Amberson, who was born October of the census year. Jacob's son from his first marriage, Hollace E. was also listed.
Both Jacob and Mary were born in Indiana; with Jacob's father being born in Ohio and his mother in Indiana. Mary's father was listed as being born in South Carolina and her mother from Kentucky.
Jacob LEWIS b. January 17, 1847 Huntington Co., IN., d. April 22, 1898 Lancaster, Huntington Co., IN., m. March 30, 1871 Huntington Co., IN to Laura GOFF; m(2) November 28, 1878 Wabash Co., IN to Marietta COOK. Laura b. January 8, 1851 Ohio, d. July 24, 1877 Lancaster, Huntington Co., IN; Marietta b. April 6, 1855 Grant Co., IN., d. January 31, 1942 Wabash Co., IN.
Known children of Jacob and Marietta (COOK) LEWIS :
i. Amberson G. LEWIS b. October 1879 Huntington Co., IN., d. November 9, 1937 Noblesville, Hamilton Co., IN., m. Mona Belle MILLER
ii. Wilfred R. LEWIS b. April 14, 1883 Huntington Co., IN., d. March 5, 1964 Wabash Co., IN., m. Ethel SONNER
iii. Lawrence Solomon LEWIS b. March 30, 1885 Huntington Co., IN., d. June 26, 1947 Wabash Co., IN., m. Ruth Alice SILLS
iv. Elleiny LEWIS b. April 18, 1892 Huntington Co., IN., d. October 29, 1900 Huntington Co., IN.
v. Everet B. LEWIS b. August 27, 1895 Huntington Co., IN., d. October 29, 1900 Huntington Co., IN.