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 Jeremiah Lewis

Jeremiah Lewis

Birth
Dighton, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 15 Nov 1882 (aged 75)
USA
Burial Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Memorial ID 6475750 · View Source
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Jeremiah was born in Attleboro, MA. His parents were Hannah Round and Benjamin Lewis. His siblings were: Samuel, Chase, Bowers, Levi, Hannah, Almira, Alfred, Sylvester, Caroline, Caleb, Angeline and Orin Judson. Jeremiah also had a 1/2 brother, Benjamin, by his father's 1st marriage to Lydia Bosworth. He married Lucetta LaRue Carpenter on Dec. 29, 1835 in Thompson, CT. Their children were: Maria Almira (my g-g-grandmother), Elijah Carpenter, Lydia F. (who died at age 4), Phebe Lovinia (who died at 38) and Jane Frances.

Jeremiah was a mason and his brother James was the contractor to build "The Arcade" in downtown Providence, Rhode Island. Jeremiah's son Elijah also worked with them on that job. The Arcade is still there and a great building of 3 floors with all interior balconies overlooking the center of the building. Although it is not in use and the owners are threatening to tear it down (2010).

According to 1860 & 1880 census, Jeremiah was living in Dighton, MA.

Jeremiah died in Dighton, MA


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  • Created by: Sue Williams
  • Added: 4 Jun 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6475750
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jeremiah Lewis (2 Dec 1806–15 Nov 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6475750, citing North Burial Ground, Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Sue Williams (contributor 46538018) .