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 William Minor “Minor” Lewis

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William Minor “Minor” Lewis

  • Birth 27 Jul 1874 Dooly County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 8 Dec 1921 Georgia, USA
  • Burial Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 53518204

William "Minor" Lewis 7/27/1874 - 12/8/1921.

He was the son of John F Lewis, Sr & Lavinia Ruth Butts Lewis.

He had several siblings, one of which was Elijah Banks Lewis & he too is buried in Felton Cemetery (has his own family plot).

He married Christine Patrick Lewis (later to become Baldwin) on 5/20/1903. They raised their family in the DeVaughn-Lewis-Richardson Historical House (he until his death in 1921) from 1913-1935.
He was one partner with his father John F Lewis, Sr's business (John F Lewis & Sons).
He gave the land to Montezuma on which the first school was built, built the Minor Hotel (several other bulidings as well) in Montezuma. His last enterprise was to build Miona Springs. In 1880 he built a mill house where the concrete bridge is on crossing to the other side of the town of Montezuma.

He & Christine had 2 daughters, Christine Lavinia Lewis Hicks & Louise Lewis McKenzie.



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  • Maintained by: Marsha McCrary
  • Originally Created by: C. T. Lewis
  • Added: 10 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53518204
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Minor “Minor” Lewis (27 Jul 1874–8 Dec 1921), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53518204, citing Felton Cemetery, Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Marsha McCrary (contributor 47879002) .