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 Joseph Flavius Lewis

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Joseph Flavius Lewis

  • Birth 13 Feb 1830 Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 16 Mar 1899 Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 82239222

According to Census records his full name was Joseph Flavius John Lewis.

Source: "Church Street Methodists, Children of Francis Asbury", Martin, p. 172. He was a teacher, superintendent, and served as President of the East Tennessee Sunday School Convention. He was a delegate to the International Sunday School Convention. In 1857 he became the Knoxville postmaster. He was a Confederate, and in the battle of Shiloh, assisted in carrying fatally wounded Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston from the battlefield. Other battles he fought in were; Murfreeboro, Vicksburg, Corinth, Mobile, At the close of the war he was appointed as a judge in Arkansas. He returned to Knoxville in 1869 and was clerk of the Knox County Court for 12 years. He was asuccessful lawyer. He was a revered leader of Church Street Methodist Church.


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  • Created by: Mary & Kent
  • Added: 21 Dec 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82239222
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Flavius Lewis (13 Feb 1830–16 Mar 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82239222, citing Old Gray Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Mary & Kent (contributor 47170788) .