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 Joseph Flavius Lewis

Joseph Flavius Lewis

Birth
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Death 16 Mar 1899 (aged 69)
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 82239222 · View Source
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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) .