Lewis B. Marine, Sr

Lewis B. Marine, Sr

Birth
Elkhart County, Indiana, USA
Death 2 Jan 1922 (aged 80)
Chesterton, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Burial Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 101385309 · View Source
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Lewis B. Marine.
This well known and highly esteemed citizen of Morgan township...has been a resident of Porter county for more than half a century, within which time he has [become] one of the leading farmers and stock-growers of Morgan township.... Lewis B. Marine was born in Elkhart county, Indiana, on the 24th of August, 1841.... He...is a son of Asa and Mary (Crane) Marine....Lewis B. was four years of age at the time of the family removal to Porter county.... He gained his rudimentary education in the little log school-house of the pioneer days....in these old-time schools thoroughness in fundamentals was insisted upon and from the same came forth many whose well disciplined minds made them forceful factors in the world's work....Liberal and loyal in all that pertains to the duties and responsibilities of good citizenship, Mr. Marine has been influential in public affairs in his township, of which he served two terms as trustee. His first presidential vote was cast for Abraham Lincoln.
Mr. Marine has been twice wedded. On the 1st of March, 1861, he was united in marriage to Miss Catherine Sutcliffe, who was born and reared in Ohio and who proved a devoted wife and mother, her death having occurred on the 18th of October 1889…Five children of this union—all daughters [Ola, Mary Dell (known as Mollie), Jennie B., Nelle, and Almyra Evelyn]. On [May 10, 1897], was solemnized the marriage of Mr. Marine to Mrs. Neva (Dille) Lister, and they have two children [Caroline Louise and Lewis B.] Both [Catherine and Lewis B.] hold membership in the First Methodist Episcopal church of Valparaiso and are zealous in the support of the various departments of its work.
History of Porter County, Indiana (1912), p. 479-481

Lewis Marine, former well known resident of this city, died yesterday afternoon at his home in Chesterton, where he removed about three months ago from this city. Surviving are the widow, three daughters…and one son. Funeral services will be held…from the Methodist church in this city…Interment will be in Graceland Cemetery.
The Evening Messenger, Valparaiso, Indiana, dated January 3, 1922

Lewis was laid to rest next to Catharine, his first wife, and daughter, Mollie.


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  • Created by: jcrow
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101385309
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis B. Marine, Sr (24 Aug 1841–2 Jan 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101385309, citing Maplewood Cemetery, Valparaiso, Porter County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by jcrow (contributor 47605922) .