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Rev Lewis Laurie "Lanier" Ledbetter
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1817
Greene County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1867
Georgia, USA

According to his granddaughter, Lillian Ledbetter Gregory, he died in Perkins, GA. Lewis was a dentist turned Methodist preacher. He preached from LaGrange to eastern GA... He died young possible from poison. His parents were Washington Ledbetter and Lucy Bostick Ledbetter and his grandfather was Col. Drury Ledbetter and grandmother was Winifred Lanier.I haven't been able to trace the Bosticks.Washington and Lucy are buried I believe in Greene County, GA. Washington died circa 1846 and Lucy circa 1867.

The three children not listed below are the Rev. Samuel Byrd Ledbetter, Carrie Harrington Ledbetter Hughes and Amelia Jordon Ledbetter Eakes. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Cornelia Jones Byrd Ledbetter (1828 - 1905)
 
 Children:
  Alice Anne Ledbetter Revill (1843 - 1917)*
  Cornelia Ledbetter Ellis (1845 - 1879)*
  Dennis Hankins Ledbetter (1846 - 1934)*
  Lewis Summerfield Ledbetter (1848 - 1928)*
  William Parks Ledbetter (1850 - 1890)*
  Meville Scott Ledbetter (1851 - 1874)*
  Francis M. Ledbetter (1852 - 1911)*
  Mary Hadessa Ledbetter Waddey (1856 - 1948)*
  Charlie Martin Ledbetter (1860 - 1953)*
  Emma Eufaula Ledbetter Lee (1862 - 1951)*
  Ernest L. Ledbetter (1865 - 1945)*
  Amelia Ledbetter Eakes (1867 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Cedartown
Polk County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Bill Cudlipp
Record added: Dec 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62652592
Rev Lewis Laurie <i>Lanier</i> Ledbetter
Added by: Bill Cudlipp
 
Rev Lewis Laurie <i>Lanier</i> Ledbetter
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- Strings of the Heart
 Added: Jan. 19, 2014

- Sarah Johnson
 Added: Jan. 31, 2013
Thank you for your contributions to Sacred Harp music. You co-authored the tune "Send a Blessing" with Benjamin F. White which was published in the 1859 appendix of "The Sacred Harp" songbook. May you rest in peace.
- William Bjornstad
 Added: May. 8, 2011
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