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Kenyon Lewis
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1782
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 16, 1854
Knox County
Illinois, USA

Kenyon Lewis started the Parker cemetery. It was his land that was given to be a cemetery. He was related to the Palmer and Lewis families of Knox Co. IL.

Kenyon was the son of Joseph Lewis and Mary Stanton, born in Exeter, Rhode Island.

He married Sarah Ann Porter who died in Marion Co., Ohio by falling from her horse.

From Mary Ann Lewis Palmer's written memories, page 2

"There were so many beauties of nature to enjoy; there was also a lovely stream that ran near my father's house; and there we would amuse ourselves among the rocks in various ways, and around the waterwheel of my father's carding machine."

Their children were:

Lovisa
Lovira
Leroy Lansing
Lawren Porter
Stanton Joseph
Eliza Adeline; (see FAG# 31398547)
Mary Ann
Electa Louisa
Miles Kenyon; (see FAG# 29081223)
Lyman Phillip

Kenyon Lewis will lists the following heirs;

Lawren Lewis
Stanton J. Lewis
Eliza A. Baker, wife of Samuel Baker
Mary Ann Palmer, wife of A. B. Palmer
Electa L. Everitt, wife of Wm Everitt
M. K. lewis
Lyman P. Lewis

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joseph Lewis (1750 - 1837)
  Mary Stanton Lewis (____ - 1831)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Ann Sally Porter Lewis (1787 - 1835)
 
 Children:
  Lovisa Lewis Palmer (1806 - 1835)*
  LeRoy Lansing Lewis (1812 - 1836)*
  Lawren Porter Lewis (1814 - 1893)*
  Stanton J. Lewis (1816 - 1880)*
  Eliza Adeline Lewis Baker (1819 - 1871)*
  Mary Ann Lewis Palmer (1821 - 1902)*
  Miles Kenyon Lewis (1825 - 1907)*
  Lyman Philip Lewis (1828 - 1916)*
 
 Siblings:
  Kenyon Lewis (1782 - 1854)
  Mary Lewis Cole (1786 - ____)*
  Charity Lewis Gillett (1792 - 1860)*
  John R. Lewis (1798 - 1896)*
  Hannah B Andrews (1814 - 1870)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Parker Cemetery
Knox County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: G M Rice
Originally Created by: Rose Harmia Mitcham
Record added: Nov 28, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23139342
Kenyon Lewis
Added by: Memories From The Mist
 
 
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Rest in Peace.
- Kathie L. Webb Blair
 Added: Feb. 6, 2014
For a great grandfather and to honor his pioneering spirit!
- G M Rice
 Added: Aug. 27, 2012
 
 
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