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John Comer LEWIS II

George, Mary and John Lewis

George W Lewis,
Martha and John C Lewis II

spouses: 1. Ruth Lloyd BAKER  2. Martha Jane THORNTON

 NAME.................... John Comer LEWIS II
 BIRTH/PLACE/RECORDS.....  6 APR 1826 Hickman Co TN
 MARRIAGE/PLACE/RECORDS.. 1)abt 1848  2)13 NOV 1865 TN
 DIED/PLACE/RECORDS......  4 NOV 1878 Ripley Co MO
 BURIAL.................. Old Lewis Fam Cem, Ripley Co, Mo
 PARENTS................. John Comer LEWIS I and Anne MCCLAREN
 GRANDPARENTS............ Thomas LEWIS and Jane Comer PEAKE 

 >WIFE.................. 1. Ruth Lloyd BAKER     2. Martha Jane (Mary) THORNTON
 BORN/PLACE/RECORDS......        1829 TN             DEC 1833 TN
 DIED/PLACE/RECORDS......    JAN 1863 MO             19 JAN 1904 MO
 BURIAL..................    Fulton Co Ar            Lewis Fam Cem, Ripley Co. MO.
 PARENTS...... Thomas R. BAKER/Ruth Rhodica LLOYD   Reuben THORNTON & Amanda unk

 CHILDREN................ 11

 Notes:   Owned 3 good farms in AR, one in Ripley County, MO. Sold the two
        Fulton Co AR farms for confederate money, which was worthless at the
        end of the war.

          Volunteered 16 JUN 1861 at age 35 in Lawrence Co. AR to serve 1 year,
       but had to serve an additional 2 years. He was assigned to 7th Arkansas
       Infantry Regiment, Captain Shavers Company I.

          Wounded at Battle of Shiloh 6 APR 1862 on his 38th birthday
       (gunshot wound to the abdomen; he was discharged from service two months
       later, considered to be permanently disabled.) He was reported as being
       killed in action, and his family was very surprised when he arrived at their
       house in Ripley Co MO late one night in the Fall of 1862.
      
       Description of John C. Lewis by Army Doctor:
        5 foot 9 inches, fair complexion, blue eyes, fair hair

         Martha THORNTON's father, Reuben, was a wagon maker from S. Carolina,
       born 1807. Her mother, Amanda was born 1816 in TN.

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* CHILD 1............... Rodesia (Docia, Dicey) LEWIS b 29 NOV 1848 TN
 MARRIED.................
 CHILDREN................

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* CHILD 2...............               LEWIS b 1850
........................ died on trip to Missouri

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* CHILD 3............... Louise Elizabeth (Betty) LEWIS b 2 JAN 1852 West Plains MO
 MARRIED................. John M.THOMAS 1868 West Plains MO
                                   b AUG 1843 Perry Co TN
                                   d     1921 Perry Co TN
 DIED.................... 1947 Humboldt, Gibson Co TN
                            burial: Old Gibson Cem TN
 CHILDREN................
                         1. unk THOMAS

                         2. Enos O.THOMAS b 1873 Perry Co TN

                         3. John M.THOMAS b 1875 Perry Co TN

                         4. Ruthy Ann THOMAS b 9 SEP 1876 Perry Co TN
                                             d 4 DEC 1942 Humphreys Co TN
                             m William Franklin OAKLEY Jr. 17 SEP 1885 Linden
                                son of William Franklin OAKLEY Sr.
                                                & Nancy Ellen PATTON
                                             b 23 OCT 1866 Perry Co TN
                                             d 16 AUG 1941 TN
                                1. Mary Magdelene OAKLEY 1889-1923
                                2. Nancy Lavada OAKLEY 1891-1961
                                3. John Wesley Clevelan OAKLEY 1893-1977
                                     m Mary Ellen SPENCER

                         5. Joe Ida THOMAS b FEB 1877 Humphreys Co TN
                             m Charlie K DANIELS 30 OCT 1908 Humphreys Co TN

                         6. Mattie Elizabeth THOMAS b  5 DEC 1878 Perry Co TN
                                                    d 20 JUL 1920 Buffalo
                             m George W MALUGIN 22 AUG 1894 Waverly TN

                         7. Mary THOMAS b 1880 Humphreys Co TN
                             m C M Branch 7 MAR 1900 Humphreys Co TN

                         8. William Edward THOMAS b NOV 1881 Humboldt
                             m Rosa Lee EDWARDS 24 Dec 1902 Humphreys Co TN

                         9. James R.THOMAS b  5 AUG 1884 Humphreys Co TN
                                           d 11 APR 1964 Humphreys Co TN
                             m Bessie CHOATE

                        10. Lemuel Lee THOMAS b DEC 1890 Humphreys Co TN
                             m Claudia BUFORD

                        11. Carl THOMAS b NOV 1892 Humphreys Co TN
                             m Alma SELF

                        12. Egbert B THOMAS b 1895 Humphreys Co TN
                             m Clara Bell STEGALL

 note: Lived in Humphreys Co near Centreville/Waverly Tenn. In 1913 to Humboldt.

       When Louise passed on, she had 54 grandchildren, 80 great-grandchildren
       and 21 great-great grandchildren.

       1870 Humphreys Co TN Pg 49
       1880 Humphreys Co TN Pg 70A
       1900 Humphreys Co TN Pg 217B
       1910 Humphreys Co TN Pg 105
       1920 Gibson Co TN Pg 190

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* CHILD 4............... Nancy Caroline LEWIS b 14 AUG 1855 AR
 MARRIED................. James S. EDWARDS
                                              b 1854 TN
 CHILDREN................
                          1. William T.EDWARDS b 1876 AR
                          2. Walter M. EDWARDS b 1879 AR

 Note: 1880 Sebastian Co AR Pg 595D
         Moved to Texas.

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* CHILD 5................John Comer LEWIS III b 14 MAR 1857 AR
 MARRIED................. Louisa Isabelle BELL 18 JUL 1879
                                              b 14 SEP 1861
 DIED.................... 14 JUN 1920
 CHILDREN................ 14 children

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* CHILD 6.............. James Hale (Jim) LEWIS b 4 DEC 1860 AR
 MARRIED................ Abbie May GLORE 26 DEC 1886 Ripley Co MO
                            b 15 FEB 1871
                            d 22 JUL 1958
                           dau of William M GLORE & Nancy J unk
 DIED/PLACE/BURIAL....... 15 FEB 1943 Ripley Co MO
                           burial: Old Lewis Cemetery, Ripley Co MO
 CHILDREN................
                         1. William Albert  LEWIS b  8 JAN 1888 MO
                                                  d 19 AUG 1888
                         2. John C.         LEWIS b    JUL 1889 MO
                         3. Samuel Augustus LEWIS b 17 AUG 1891 MO
                                                  d 19 APR 1925
                         4. Robert Lee      LEWIS b 24 JUL 1893 MO
                                                  d 15 JAN 1955
                         5. James Hershel   LEWIS b 11 JUN 1895 MO
                         6. Chester Earl    LEWIS b 10 OCT 1896 MO
                         7. Ruth Jane       LEWIS b 12 DEC 1899 MO
                         8. Virgil Jackson  LEWIS b 16 MAR 1903 MO
                                                  d 25 FEB 1991 Flint MI
                             m1 Mabel Irene COOPER
                             m2 Ruby BAKER
                             m3 Ada Jane HORTON

                         9. Velda Theresa   LEWIS b 19 AUG 1905 MO
                                                  d 21 APR 1908
                        10. Edna Mae        LEWIS b  2 MAR 1907 MO
                             m unk
                              1. Wilton     b     1930
                              2. Doris Jane b JUL 1932
                        11. Elsie Beatrice  LEWIS b 28 Mar 1909 MO
                        12. Violet Zelma    LEWIS b  1 Jul 1914 MO

 note: Lived and farmed in Bennett, Missouri, next door to the William GLORE farm.
      Sons William and Samuel are buried at Old Lewis Cemetery, Ripley Co MO.
      Samuel was a 1st Sgt., MO 40th Infantry.

      Ripley County MO Marriage Records

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 2. Martha Jane (Mary) THORNTON

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* CHILD 7............... William Whitman LEWIS b 22 AUG 1866 Hi Co TN
 MARRIED................. Mary Adeline HARDCASTLE 1903
                                               b 12 JUL 1877 TN
                                               d 12 FEB 1961 MO
 DIED/PLACE/BURIAL....... 1918, Old Lewis Cemetery, Ripley Co MO
 CHILDREN.................
                         1. Fanny M.   LEWIS b     1904 MO
                         2. Raymond    LEWIS b     1906 MO
                         3. Oscar      LEWIS b     1907 MO d 1972 MO
                         4. William T. LEWIS b     1910 MO
                   twin  5. Ethel      LEWIS b     1912 MO d 1916
                   twin  6. Elmer      LEWIS b     1912 MO d 1925
                         7. Ruth       LEWIS b NOV 1918 MO
                         8. Wiley      LEWIS b MAR 1919 MO

 notes:   William and family farmed next door to brother Samuels farm. William
        passed on while Mary was pregnant with their 8th child. Wife Mary,
        children Oscar, Ethel and Elmer are also buried in the Old Lewis Cemetery,
        Ripley Co MO.

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* CHILD 8............... Samuel Monroe LEWIS b 8 NOV 1869 Hickman Co TN
 MARRIED................. Mary Frances FRENCH 30 NOV 1892 Hickman Co TN
 DIED/PLACE/BURIAL....... 26 NOV 1949, Nettleton Cem, Craighead Co AR
 CHILDREN................ 10 children

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* CHILD 9............... Molly S. LEWIS b 1871 Hi Co TN
 MARRIED................. Lewis H. HUNT 28 DEC 1890 Ripley Co MO
 DIED/PLACE/BURIAL.......
 CHILDREN................

 notes: Ripley Co Mo Marriage Records

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* CHILD 10.............. George Washington LEWIS b 28 FEB 1872 Hi Co TN
 MARRIED................. never married
 DIED/PLACE/BURIAL....... 1961, Nettleton Cem Craighead Co AR
 CHILDREN................ 1. June

 note:  George's daughter June was born out of wedlock, and the mother didn't use
     his surname. After his fathers passing, George lived in Ripley Co MO with his
     mother until she passed on. He then lived with his brother William and family.
     In 1920, he lived with John & Betty THOMAS, his half-sister.
     He later moved to Trumann, AR.

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* CHILD 11.............. Ruth LEWIS b 17 FEB 1874
 DIED/PLACE/BURIAL....... 10 FEB 1876, Lewis Fam Cem Ripley Co MO

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Sources:  
  John C Lewis II - Civil War Papers - Private Co I 7th Regiment
  John C Lewis II - Info from War Dept about his records
                  - History of Hickman County TN

  1850 Census Hickman Co TN pg 82B
   1177/164 Lewis, John  23 Farmer 300
                   Ruth  21 (1st wife)
                   Dicey  2 (Rodecia)

  1860 Census Howell Co MO Spring Creek Twp Pg 605
   429/429  John C. Lewis 33 M Farmer 800 600 TN
            Ruth          31 F Domestic       TN
            R**** J.      12 F                TN
            Louisa E.      7 F                AR
            Nancy C.       5 F                AR
            John N.        3 M                AR
            James        6/12 M               AR

  1870 Hickman Co TN Centerville, pg 567B
   Lewis Jno   45 TN Com (common) laborer
   Lewis M     35 TN keeping house
   Lewis C     15 TN (Nancy Caroline) spinstrip
   Lewis Jno   13 TN
   Lewis James 11 TN
   Lewis W      4 TN (William)
   Lewis LS     2 TN (Samuel Monroe)

  1880 Ripley Co MO, Kelly Twp, Pg 533A
   M.J. Lewis Head  Wid. F W 44 TN Keeping house KY TN
   W.N. Lewis son    S   M W 11 TN works on farm TN TN
   S.M. Lewis son    S   M W 10 TN works on farm TN TN
   M.A. Lewis dau    S   F W  8 TN               TN TN
   G.W. Lewis son    S   M W  7 TN               TN TN

   (John C. LEWIS III lived 6 doors down)

  1900 Ripley Co MO, Kelly Twp, Pg 198A 234/237
   Lewis Martha J.  DEC 1833 66 Wd 5 3 TN NC TN
         William W. AUG 1866 33 S      TN TN TN
         George W.  FEB 1872 28 S      TN TN TN

                                        235/238
   Lewis James H.  DEC 1860 39 M13      TN TN TN
         Abbie M.  FEB 1871 29 M13 7 6  MO MO MO
         John  C.  JUL 1889 10 S        MO AR MO
         Samuel A. AUG 1891  8 S        MO AR MO
         Robert L. JUL 1893  6 S        MO AR MO
         James H.  JUN 1895  4 S        MO AR MO
         Chester E.OCT 1896  3 S        MO AR MO
         Ruthie J. DEC 1899  5m S       MO AR MO

                                        237/240
   Lewis Samuel M. NOV 1867 32 M8     TN TN TN
         Mary F.   MAY 1878 22 M8 3 3 TN TN TN
         Emma L.   FEB 1894  6 S      MO TN TN
         Charles E.SEP 1897  2 S      MO TN TN
         Lillie M. MAY 1899  1 S      MO TN TN

  Land Grants; 3 in Baxter Co AR, 2 in Columbia Co AR,
               1 in Fulton Co AR, 1 in Laclede Co MO