John Moss Lewis

John Moss Lewis

Birth
Death 5 May 1894 (aged 65)
Burial Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Plot Section 69, Lot 1, Grave 8
Memorial ID 23873487 · View Source
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John Moss Lewis, son of Benjamin Franklin Lewis and Johannah Ryon, was born on 16 Feb 1829 in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, USA, died on 5 May 1894 in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, USA at age 65, and was buried in May
1894 in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, USA. John's father Benjamin was one of those that was killed in the Haun's Mill massacre in Missouri.

John married Martha Jane Crismon, daughter of Charles Crismon and Mary Hill, on 10 Aug 1848 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA. Martha was born on 8 Sep 1831 in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, USA, died on 13 Dec 1919 in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, USA at age 88, and was buried on 16 Dec 1919 in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, USA. They had 12 children: Mary Johannah, Charles Benjamin, Clara Jane, Ida Francis, John Franklin, Emily Ann, George William, Walter Beers, Henry Malin, Leonard Ryan, Dudley Sanford, and Martha Samantha.

John arrived in Salt Lake with the Brigham Young company 24 July 1847.The family helped colonize Idaho's Bear Lake region sometime before 1865, but subsequently moved to Richmond and Coalville, Utah, and finally, in 1879, to Arizona, where it helped settle the Salt River Valley.

John next married Elizabeth Woods about 1854.

John next married Sarah Wilde on 2 Jun 1873. Sarah was born on 8 Nov 1843 in Southampton, Hants, England, died on 11 Nov 1876 in Coalville, Summit, Utah, USA at age 33, and was buried in Coalville, Summit, Utah, USA. Another name for Sarah was Mrs. John Staley. They had one daughter: Eva May.



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  • Added: 9 Jan 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23873487
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Moss Lewis (16 Feb 1829–5 May 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23873487, citing City of Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by EFG (contributor 46939839) .