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William Minor "Minor" Lewis
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Birth: Jul. 27, 1874
Dooly County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1921
Georgia, USA

William "Minor" Lewis 7/27/1874 - 12/8/1921.

He was the son of John F Lewis, Sr & Lavinia Ruth Butts Lewis.

He had several siblings, one of which was Elijah Banks Lewis & he too is buried in Felton Cemetery (has his own family plot).

He married Christine Patrick Lewis (later to become Baldwin) on 5/20/1903. They raised their family in the DeVaughn-Lewis-Richardson Historical House (he until his death in 1921) from 1913-1935.
He was one partner with his father John F Lewis, Sr's business (John F Lewis & Sons).
He gave the land to Montezuma on which the first school was built, built the Minor Hotel (several other bulidings as well) in Montezuma. His last enterprise was to build Miona Springs. In 1880 he built a mill house where the concrete bridge is on crossing to the other side of the town of Montezuma.

He & Christine had 2 daughters, Christine Lavinia Lewis Hicks & Louise Lewis McKenzie.

Family links: 
  John Folton Lewis (1830 - 1879)
  Lavinia Ruth Butts Lewis (1837 - 1906)
  Christine Patrick Lewis Baldwin (1886 - 1966)
  Christine Lavinia Lewis Hicks (1905 - 2000)*
  Louise Lewis McKenzie (1906 - 1989)*
  Elijah Banks Lewis (1854 - 1920)*
  William Minor Lewis (1874 - 1921)
*Calculated relationship
Felton Cemetery
Macon County
Georgia, USA
Maintained by: Marsha McCrary
Originally Created by: C. T. Lewis
Record added: Jun 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53518204
William Minor Minor Lewis
Added by: Marsha McCrary
William Minor Minor Lewis
Added by: Marsha McCrary
William Minor Minor Lewis
Added by: Marsha McCrary
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My dear great grandfather...........I love you and always heard so much about you. I look at all of our family pictures frequently & pray.
- Marsha McCrary
 Added: Jul. 12, 2012

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