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William Henry Newton Lewis
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1872
Winston-Salem
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1957
Eastland
Eastland County
Texas, USA

W. H. Newton Lewis was best known to his friends and family as "Newt". He was the son of Jacob T. and Barbara Caroline (Pegram) Lewis and the husband of Mary Ellen (Elliott) Lewis whom he married on 2 December 1900 in Eastland Co., TX. Jacob arrived in Eastland Co., TX about 1883 with his parents who had moved from North Carolina and settled in the Latham Springs area of Eastland County. Newt Lewis became a farmer and moved to the city of Eastland later in life. He and Ellen had ten children, eight that lived to adulthood. Their sons were: W. Earle, Robert M., Herbert S., Clarence C. and W. Vernon Lewis. Two daughters, Ola Mae and Nannie K. died as children. Their other daughters were: Myrtle F. (married H.E. Van Geem, Sr.), Mary Louise (married J.C. Stansell) and Lenora Grace (married W.A. McIntire) Lewis.
Newt Lewis' parents are buried in the Owen-Lewis Private Cemetery located about 5 miles N.E. of the city of Eastland, TX. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jacob Talton Lewis (1840 - 1908)
  Barbara Caroline Pegram Lewis (1850 - 1928)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Ellen Elliott Lewis (1881 - 1971)
 
 Children:
  Ola May Lewis (1901 - 1907)*
  William Earl Lewis (1904 - 1993)*
  Robert Merle Lewis (1905 - 1978)*
  Nannie Katherine Lewis (1907 - 1910)*
  Herbert Schmick Lewis (1909 - 1991)*
  Clarence Colqueth Lewis (1912 - 2002)*
  Walter Vernon Lewis (1915 - 2007)*
  Myrtle Faye Lewis Van Geem (1917 - 1998)*
  Mary Louise Lewis Stansell (1919 - 2006)*
  Lenora Grace Lewis McIntire (1924 - 2003)*
 
 Siblings:
  Maggie Lenora Lewis Dulin (1869 - 1941)*
  Nancy Charlotte Elizabeth Lewis Owen (1870 - 1900)*
  William Henry Newton Lewis (1872 - 1957)
  John O. Lewis (1875 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eastland City Cemetery
Eastland
Eastland County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: sam sproles
Record added: Sep 26, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15896576
William Henry Newton Lewis
Added by: sam sproles
 
William Henry Newton Lewis
Added by: sam sproles
 
 
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- GL
 Added: Jul. 5, 2012
In memory of my grandfather.
- Frances (Van Geem) Sproles
 Added: Sep. 26, 2006
 
 
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