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John Lewis Hemphill
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1796
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1870
Belle Center
Logan County
Ohio, USA

Father: Matthew Hemphill b: in Pennsylvania
Mother: Isabella

Although John Lewis Hemphill died in Logan County on the date specified,and that has been confirmed by records in Logan County, no one has ever found a burial site for him. Local historians admit that some tombstones there are just no longer visible there. They say they have documented every visible stone they can find.

John L Hemphill was proprietor of the lands upon which Richmond village was laid out. John and his wife, Eleanor, were among the first members of the Presbyterian Church at Belle Centre, Logan County, Ohio.

Married: 1) Eleanor Rittenhouse
Married: 09 OCT 1816 in Ross County, Ohio

1. Samuel Corydon HEMPHILL b: 10 Sep 1821 in Ross Co., OH
2. Eliza Ann C Hemphill b: 26 Jul 1817 in Ross Co., OH
3. Vashti Caroline Hemphill b: 19 May 1819 in Ross Co., OH
4. Miriam Helen Hemphill b: 10 Aug 1823 in Ross Co., OH
5. Matthew Abial Hemphill b: 11 Feb 1828 in Logan County
6. Martha Jane Hemphill b: 24 Nov 1828 in Logan Co., OH
7. Robert A. Hemphill b: 24 Feb 1830 in Logan Co., OH
8. Frances Minerva Hemphill b: 13 May 1832 in Logan Co, OH
9. Wiliam Henry Harrison Hemphill b: 3 Jul 1836 in Logan Co., Ohio

Married: 2) Lucinda

Note: After Eleanor's death, John was married briefly to another lady with first name of Lucinda, who is mentioned in the settlement of his estate.

Family links: 
  Matthew Hemphill (____ - 1815)
  Isabella Hemphill
  Eleanor Rittenhouse Hemphill (1794 - 1864)
  Elisa Campbell Hemphill Hukill (1817 - 1890)*
  Samuel Corydon Hemphill (1821 - 1886)*
  Matthew Abial Hemphill (1828 - 1870)*
  John Lewis Hemphill (1796 - 1870)
  Andrew Hemphill (1799 - 1879)*
*Calculated relationship
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Old burial - No longer visble
Created by: Zoe Tom
Record added: Apr 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68049177

My great, great, great grandfather.
- Zoe
 Added: Apr. 23, 2011

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