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Pvt James M Lewis

  • Birth 18 Feb 1800 Kentucky, USA
  • Death 6 Mar 1854 Coal Hill, Johnson County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 30973195

age: 54

Pvt Co. E, 1st Ill Infantry, Mexican War... ?

I can find no proof of his death or place of death so I give him a place to rest here. My GGG Grandfather.

Lewis/London Family Notes* it is written by Ina Lee Lewis:
"After massacre, Katherine and her four surviving children moved to Cole City where they lived with her sister and brother-in-law, Juda and John LONDON. When Walker and J.B. (brothers) were old enough they returned to the mountain [Boston?], married and claimed family property. They built up businesses farming, operating a sawmill, a flour mill and some other things in partnership with their in-laws, the Morris family, and with some of their Morris connections, the Wood family. At age 14, Vesta [Buenavista] married her cousin, Rufus Huston LONDON, and moved to Texas until the Civil War ended when they returned to Cole City."
[Family Source: Ina Lee Lewis]

Four Children: Buenavista Arleva (Lewis) LONDON, David "Walker" LEWIS, James "Boone" LEWIS, Melissa (Lewis) MAXWELL, (possibly "Jefferson" James who may well be our Boone.)
[*recorded by oral family history]

If anyone can help fill in the blanks or verify information I would be
very appreciate of your help.

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  • Added: 29 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30973195
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