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Elijah John Lewis
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Birth: Feb. 11, 1879
Macon County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1896
Georgia, USA

Elijah John Lewis 2/11/1879 - 8/8/1893

He was the son on Elijah Banks Lewis & Bertha Ione Tommie Cheves (Miss Tommie).
He had 2 sisters Mrs W.H. McKenzie & Mrs E.P. Willingham and 1 brother Robert Landrum Lewis.

He had an attack of appendicitis traveling north to New York with his Uncle William "Minor" Lewis. They had planned to buy a stock of goods for their establishment (John F Lewis & Sons) in Montezuma but didn't make it to their destination. They had to lay over at Chester, S.C. for medical attention. His father met them there after being telegraphed. He later passed.

His brother Robert Landrum Lewis passed in 1895 & his father Elijah Banks Lewis was so divistated about the lost of his 2 young sons that he ordered from Italy, hand carved marble statues of their likings. They both stand tall & are very unique in the Felton Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Elijah Banks Lewis (1854 - 1920)
  Bertha Ione Cheves Lewis (1856 - 1934)
 
 Siblings:
  Anne Ione Lewis McKenzie (1875 - 1940)*
  Floyd Olivia Lewis (1877 - 1878)*
  Elijah John Lewis (1879 - 1896)
  Robert Landrum Lewis (1881 - 1895)*
  Charlie Lewis (1885 - 1885)*
  Pauline Lewis Willingham (1890 - 1977)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Felton Cemetery
Montezuma
Macon County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Marsha McCrary
Originally Created by: Stephanie Lincecum
Record added: Apr 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51356543
Elijah John Lewis
Added by: Marsha McCrary
 
Elijah John Lewis
Added by: Marsha McCrary
 
Elijah John Lewis
Cemetery Photo
Added by: C. T. Lewis
 
 
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For my grandmothers (Christine Lavinia Lewis Hicks) 1st cousin.
- Marsha McCrary
 Added: Aug. 4, 2012

- Stephanie Lincecum
 Added: Apr. 19, 2010
 
 
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