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Pvt James M Lewis
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1800
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 6, 1854
Coal Hill
Johnson County
Arkansas, USA

age: 54

Pvt Co. E, 1st Ill Infantry, Mexican War...

I can find no proof of his death or place of death so I give him a place to rest here. My GGG Grandfather.

Lewis/London Family Notes* it is written by Ina Lee Lewis:

"After massacre, Katherine and her four surviving children
moved to Cole City where they lived with her sister and
brother-in-law, Juda and John LONDON. When Walker and
J.B. (brothers) were old enough they returned to the
mountain [Boston?], married and claimed family property.
They built up businesses farming, operating a sawmill, a flour
mill and some other things in partnership with their in-laws,
the Morris family, and with some of their Morris connections,
the Wood family. At age 14, Vesta [Buenavista] married her
cousin, Rufus Huston LONDON, and moved to Texas until the
Civil War ended when they returned to Cole City."
[Source: Ina Lee Lewis]

Four Children: Buenavista Arleva (Lewis) LONDON, David "Walker" LEWIS, James "Boone" LEWIS, Melissa (Lewis) MAXWELL, (possibly "Jefferson" James who may well be our Boone.) [*recorded by oral family history]

If anyone can help fill in the blanks or verify information I would be
very appreciate of your help. 
 
Family links: 
 Children:
  Bunavista Arleva Lewis London (1847 - 1908)*
  David Walker Lewis (1848 - 1919)*
  James Boone Lewis (1849 - 1936)*
  Malissa J Lewis Maxwell (1852 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Cemetery not located yet where he may be buried
 
Created by: Blote
Record added: Oct 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30973195
 

Please let me know if you find errors to correct by providing sources to help verify them and in turn make edits. He has been hard to track down so I don't doubt there could be errors on my part.
- Blote
 Added: Aug. 6, 2014

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Feb. 15, 2012

- Strings Of Heart
 Added: Dec. 30, 2008
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