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Samuel Lewis
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1826
Death: Aug. 4, 1867

Samuel Lewis was in Co.A., 6th Tenn. Cav.(Union)during the Civil War. Shortly after the war had ended he was appointed Sherif of McNairy County. He was mortally wounded during the riot at Purdy on July 27, 1867.
Sheriff Lewis was the first law enforcement officer from McNairy County to lose his life in the line of duty.
Buena Vista Cemetery
Bethel Springs
McNairy County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Edward Harrell
Record added: Sep 19, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11779001
Samuel Lewis
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Samuel Lewis
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- Family Historian
 Added: May. 29, 2016

- Olive Oyl
 Added: Oct. 4, 2008

- Cherry Reynolds Solly
 Added: Sep. 2, 2006
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