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William John "Will" Lewis
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1869
Frankfort
Herkimer County
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1966
Lebo
Coffey County
Kansas, USA

Was the son of Edward D Lewis and Gwen D. Hartley Lewis. His parents moved their family from Graffenburg, NY in 1872 to the Lebo/Arvonia,Kansas where they remained until their deaths. He married Jennie Getty Lewis, of Ottawa, KS, on May 12, 1897. Jennie died on August 5,1919. Will remarried Maggie Catherine Rowlen on Feb 21, 1925.

William was a mail carrier. He started on horseback, back continued until the time that he used a truck to deliver mail. There is a story about his mail carrying on the Ancestery Lewis/Henry family tree.

He outlived his second wife as well as Jennie. He continued to live in the last house he built until he was 94 years old. At that time his daughter felt she could not
care for him safely anymore. He was moved, briefly, to the Casebier house in Reading. He was there only six weeks before he was transferred to Golden Age Retirement Home in Burlington, KS. He lived there until he died at the age of 96. He was buried in Lincoln Cemetery next to
Jenny, his first wife.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward David Lewis (1845 - 1916)
  Gwen Dina Hartley Lewis (1845 - 1935)
 
 Spouses:
  Jennie Getty Lewis (1876 - 1919)*
  Maggie Catherine Roland Lewis (1883 - 1960)*
 
 Children:
  Myrtle May Lewis Julian (1900 - 1996)*
  Della Rose Lewis King (1904 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Griffith Lewis (1867 - 1928)*
  William John Lewis (1869 - 1966)
  Lucious Edward Grant Albert Lewis (1870 - 1954)*
  Charlie Hazard Lewis (1875 - 1876)*
  Jennie Francelia Lewis Larson (1881 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lincoln Cemetery
Lebo
Coffey County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Cheryl Henry
Record added: May 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 69609773
William John Will Lewis
Added by: Cheryl Henry
 
William John Will Lewis
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- Cheryl Henry
 Added: Dec. 28, 2013
 
 
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