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Joseph Flavius Lewis
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1830
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1899
Knox County
Tennessee, USA

According to Census records his full name was Joseph Flavius John Lewis.

Source: "Church Street Methodists, Children of Francis Asbury", Martin, p. 172. He was a teacher, superintendent, and served as President of the East Tennessee Sunday School Convention. He was a delegate to the International Sunday School Convention. In 1857 he became the Knoxville postmaster. He was a Confederate, and in the battle of Shiloh, assisted in carrying fatally wounded Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston from the battlefield. Other battles he fought in were; Murfreeboro, Vicksburg, Corinth, Mobile, At the close of the war he was appointed as a judge in Arkansas. He returned to Knoxville in 1869 and was clerk of the Knox County Court for 12 years. He was asuccessful lawyer. He was a revered leader of Church Street Methodist Church. 
Family links: 
  Isaac Lewis (1801 - 1864)
  Eleanor Thatcher Lewis (1804 - 1871)
  Laura Mitchell Lewis (1837 - 1924)*
  Eleanor T Lewis (1859 - 1874)*
  Mary R Lewis (1861 - 1867)*
  Annie Laurie Lewis (1863 - 1948)*
  Margaret Lewis Hayes**
  Thomas A Lewis (____ - 1898)*
  Elizabeth Lewis (____ - 1922)*
  Joseph Flavius Lewis (1830 - 1899)
*Calculated relationship
Old Gray Cemetery
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Mary & Kent
Record added: Dec 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82239222
Joseph Flavius Lewis
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Joseph Flavius Lewis
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Joseph Flavius Lewis
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a CSA Civil War soldier
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