Joseph E. Lewis & Sarah T. Dawson

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Family Group Report

Husband

Joseph E. Lewis

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 13 Sep 1843 Harrison, West Virginia  (birth date from death-certificate, birth county from mar-register)
Marriage 24 Dec 1863 Harrison, West Virginia  [ marriage-register page 30, line
Death 7 Apr 1925 Huntington, Cabell, West Virginia  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Morse Chapel Cemetery, Portland, Meigs, Ohio  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
his Father David Lewis  (1816-1874)
his Mother Mary Jenkins  (1822-1907)
Notes about Husband: cause-of-death: Paralysis (age 81y-6m-24d)
Wife

Sarah T. Dawson

  (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source]
Birth 4 May 1848 Rockford, Harrison, West Virginia  (birth date/place from death-certificate)
Death 8 Jul 1921 Racine, Lebanon Township, Meigs, Ohio  [ death-certificate ]
Burial Morse Chapel Cemetery, Portland, Meigs, Ohio  [ Find-a-Grave Memorial ]
her Father Lemuel Dawson
her Mother Delila Lewis
Notes about Wife: cause-of-death: Apoplexy (age 73y-10m-4d)
Children (day-mo-year) Place -- City; Township; County; State; Country [Source] Spouse
1 M Lemuel Lewis
"Samuel"
b 1865 Harrison, WV  
d 6 Nov 1882 Lewis, WV  [ death-register page 137, line 20 ]  
2 M Forest B. Lewis b 11 Mar 1867 Harrison, WV  [ birth-register page 124, line 217 ]  
m 3 Jul 1895 Lewis, WV  [ marriage-license page 414, No. 49 ] Maud Crowl
d 24 Aug 1916 Meigs, Ohio  [ death-certificate ]  
3 F Villa A. Lewis
"Viola A."
b 13 Nov 1870 Harrison, WV  [ birth-register page 159, line 152 ]  
m 10 Sep 1890 Lewis, WV  [ marriage-register page 14, line 62 ] Clarence Bennett Johnston
d 31 May 1901 Lewis, WV  [ death-regiser page 261, line 12 ]  
4 M Marcellus D. Lewis b 12 Mar 1875 Lewis, WV  [ birth-register page 195, line 77 ] (sp. 1873-1928)
m 22 Nov 1905 Lewis, WV  [ marriage-license page 128 ] May Bunten
d 31 Jan 1953 Franklin, PA  (death-certficate# 4252)  
5 M Claudius E. Lewis b 1 Sep 1877 Lewis, WV  [ birth-register page 214, line 84 ]  
m     Grace Randall
d 3 Nov 1941 Cook, Illinois (Illinois Deaths & Stillbirths, 1916-1947) bur: Forest Home Cem.
6 F Stata Mae Lewis b 20 Aug 1885 Lewis, WV  [ birth-register page 72, line 64 ]  
m      
d      
7 F Ada P. Powers (adopted) b Jan 1891    
m      
d      
Notes about Children: According to the 1900 & 1910 census years, Sarah gave birth to 7 children.
On the 1900 census, Ada P. Powers (born Jan 1891) is in the family as "Adopted".

Census Analysis

Head of Household: Joseph E. Lewis Spouse: Sarah T. Dawson
Date / Place of Birth: 1843 / Harrison, WV Date / Place of Birth: 1847 / Harrison, WV
Date / Place of Death: 1925 / Cabell, WV Date / Place of Death:  
Marriage Date / Place: 1863 / Harrison, WV
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Harrison Twp Post-Office: Clarksburg Pg# no. 294
17-year-old Joseph E. Lewis is with his parents, David Lewis (age 44, Farmer, $4680/$795, Va) & Mary (age 39, Va).
Siblings: Albert J. (21), Jasper N. (19), Nelson J. (15), David M. (12), William m. (10), John T. (7), James J. (4), and mary J. (6/12)
1860 ST Va COUNTY: Harrison Twp Post-Office: Clarksburg Pg# no. 243
12-year-old Sarah Dawson is with her parents, Lemuel Dawson (age 36, Farmer, $2400/$320), Va) & Delilah (age 33, Va).
Siblings: Rachel (9), Wilson (7), Marshal D. (5), mary E. (3), Elmore L. (12). Other-hh-member: Powell Knisely (17)
1870 ST WV COUNTY: Harrison Twp Elk Township Pg# no. 18
Name Age BP Occupation / Additional Information
Lewis, Joseph E. 25 Va Farmer; Personal-Estate value $350.
", Sarah T. 22 Va Keeping house
", Samuel I. 5 WV  
", Forest B. 3 WV  
Lines 23-26; Enum-Dwelling #138; Enum-Family #140
1880 ST WV COUNTY: Lewis ED ED:132; Skin Creek Magisterial District Pg# no. 24
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Lewis, Joseph E. 35 WV WV-WV; married; Farmer
", Sarah T. (wife) 32 WV WV-WV; married; Keeping house
", Lemuel (son) 14 WV WV-WV; Works on farm; attended school during the year
", Forest B. (son) 13 WV WV-WV; Works on farm; attended school during the year
", Viola A. (dau) 9 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Marcellus D. (son) 6 WV WV-WV; attended school during the year
", Claudius I. (son) 2 WV WV-WV
Rucker, Betsy (servant) 54 WV WV-WV; widow; at home
Lines 25-31; Enum-Dwelling #188; Enum-Family #188
1900 ST WV COUNTY: Lewis ED ED:57; Collins Settlement Magisterial District Pg# Sheet 3B
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Birth mo/year; Occupation / Additional Information
Lewis, Joseph E. (head) 54 WV WV-WV; born Sep 1845; married-36-years; Farmer
", Sarah T. (wife) 52 WV WV-WV; born Sep 1847; married-36-years; 7-children-born / 5-children-living
", Marcellus D. (son) 26 WV WV-WV; born Mar 1874; single; School Teacher
", Claudius E. (son) 22 WV WV-WV; born Sep 1877; single; School Teacher
", Stata M. (dau) 14 WV WV-WV; born Aug 1885; attended school 5 months during the year
Powers, Ada B. (adopted) 9 WV WV-WV; born Jan 1891
Lines 51-56; Enum-Dwelling #48; Enum-Family #48; Owns-farm, mortgaged; Farm-Schedule# 40
1910 ST OH COUNTY: Meigs ED ED:104; Portland Precinct, Lebanon Dist Pg# Sheet 8A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Lewis, Jake (head) 67 WV WV-WV; 1st marriage; married-45-years; Farmer, General Farm; Emp
", Sarrah (wife) 63 WV WV-WV; 1st marriage; married-45-years; 7-children-born / 4-children-living
", Statta (dau) 24 WV WV-WV; single; none
Dewitt Run & Racine Road; Lines 24-25; Enum-Dwelling #176; Enum-Family #177; Owns-farm, free-of-mortgage; Farm-Schedule# 34
1920 ST OH COUNTY: Meigs ED ED:126; Lebanon Township Pg# Sheet 2A
Name (Relationship) Age BP Parent's BPs; Occupation / Additional Information
Lewis, Joseph E. (head) 76 WV WV-WV; Farmer, Home farm; O.A.
", Sarah T. (wife) 74 WV WV-WV; none
Lines 14-15; Enum-Dwelling #27; Enum-Family #27; Farm-Schedule# 27

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