(1) GEORGE LEWIS was born in NORTH CAROLINA, and married (2) ELIZABETH who was born in TENNESSEE. GEORGE died Jan 1858 in MISSOURI and was buried in IRON COUNTY, MISSOURI. ELIZABETH died in MISSOURI and was buried in IRON COUNTY, MISSOURI.
1840 CENSUS
1840 census ... Eastern District, Marion County, Tennessee ... George Lewis was the head of the family. There were 3 members of the household employed in agriculture. There were 2 persons over 20 years of age who could not read or write. The following number of free white males were in the household: 30 to 40 years of age--I; 10 to 15 years of age--2; 5 to 10 years of age--I and under 5 years of age--2. Also in the household were the following number of free white females: 30 to 40 years of age--I; 15 to 20 years of age--I and under 5 years of age--2.
1850 CENSUS
Second District, Marion County, Tennessee ... George Lewis (age 48) was born in North Carolina. He was a farmer with real estate valued at $600. Elizabeth (age 47) and all the Levis children were born in Tennessee. John (age 21) and William (16) were also farmers. The other children were: Martha (13), George (11), Elizabeth (9), Andrew (6) and James (4).

NOTES
George Lewis and wife settled at the mouth of Carver Creek Northwest of Sabula, Missouri sometime between 1850 and 1851. Of their eleven children all but one was born in Tennessee but where is uncertain. Areas reported are Knoxville and or Chattanooga. Its reported they could have crossed the Mississippi at St. Genevieve, No, [This information was given by Mr. Billie J. Lewis, a great-grandson of George Lewis.] (See above 1850 census record to see George was still in Tennessee)
NOTES
Geo. Lewis had brothers David, John, and Jacob that came to Mo. and bought land in Iron County before George's arrival in Iron county. One theory is they are the sons of Nathan Levis of Sullivan Co. North Carolina. George settled in the Sabula Mo. area in 1851. Of their eleven children all but one was born in Tenn.
George Lewis bought land from John and Emiline Lewis , and he died before 1860. (AN IRISH LEGACY-WILLIAM DUNN ... written by Janet Kochevar)

George Lewis Probate
We, Elizabeth Lewis and Robert Lewis as principal, and John Lewis, John Lain and William Pinkley as securities, are held and firmly bound to State of Missouri in the sum of six thousand dollars, for the payment of which we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators.

The condition of the above bond is, that if Elizabeth Lewis & Robert Lewis Administrator of the estate of George Lewis deceased, shall faithfully administer said estate, account for, pay and deliver all money and property of said estate, and perform all other things touching said administration, required by law, or the order or decree of any Court having jurisdiction, then the labor bond to be void, otherwise to remain in full force.
In witness whereof, we have hereunto subscribed our names, and affixed our
seals; this Eighteenth day of January, 1858


Robert Lewis 


her

Elizabeth
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Lewis

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Approved the 18th day of  January 1858                                        John F.T. Edwards, Clerk

State of Missouri ... County of Iron...
In the matters of George Lewis Estate Elizabeth Lewis & Robert Lewis say that to the best of their knowledge and belief the names of the heirs of the said George Lewis deceased and their places of residence are respectfully as follows; --- Mary intermarried with James Hale who resides in the state of Tennessee Catherine intermarried with Robison Griffith who resides in the state of Arkansas Robert Lewis Benjamin Lewis, John Lewis, William Lewis, Martha Lewis, Elizabeth Lewis, Andrew Lewis, James Lewis, Hepibsa Lewis, and Elizabeth Lewis the wife of the said deceased who reside in the state of Mo. and in the Co. of Iron that the said deceased George Lewis, died without a will that they will make a perfect inventory of and faithfully administer all the estate of the deceased and pay the debts as far as the assets will extend and the law directs and account for and pay assets which shall come to their possession_ knowledge.


Robert Lewis 


her

Elizabeth
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Lewis

Mark

Subscribed & sworn to before me this 18th day of January 1858.


John F.T. Edwards, Clerk
1860 CENSUS
Union township, Iron County, Missouri ... Elizabeth Lewis (age 60) is listed with her 4 children: Hepsey (age 11), James (age 13), Andrew (age 15), and Elizabeth (age 18). There is also a Patterson (age 17) in the household listed as a farmer. The value of Elizabeth's personal property is given as $300.
AGRICULTURE CENSUS
1860 Missouri 8th Agriculture Census ... Page Number 15 & 16
Schedule 4 --- Productions of Agriculture in Union Township in the County of Iron in the State of Missouri enumerated by me, on the 17th day of July 1860.
Post Office: Brunot          Samuel A. Reyburn, Ass't Marshal.

Name of Owner, Agent or Manager of the Farm --- Elizabeth Lewis
  • Acres of improved land --- 60
  • Acres of unimproved land --- 400
  • Cash value of Fare --- $2,000
  • Value of Farming Implements and Machinery --- $10

Live Stock, June 1, 1860

  • Horses --- 6
  • Asses and Mules --- 0
  • Milk Cows --- 4
  • Working Oxen --- 4
  • Other Cattle --- 8
  • Sheep --- 18
  • Swine --- 28
  • Value of Live Stock --- $500

Produce During the Year Ending June 1, 1860

  • Bushels of Wheat --- 60
  • Bushels of Indian Corn --- 1100
  • Pounds of Wool --- 35
  • Bushels of Irish Potatoes---40
  • Value of Orchard Products --- $10
  • Pounds of Butter --- 200
  • Tons of Hay---1
  • Value of Homemade Manufactures --- $30
  • Value of Animals Slaughtered---$140.

Children:
1*MARY LEWIS
2*CATHERINE LEWIS 
3*BENJAMIN LEWIS
4*ROBERT LEWIS
5*JOHN LEWIS
6*WILLIAM LEWIS
7*MARTHA "PATTY" LEWIS
8*ELIZABETH LEWIS 
9*ANDREW LEWIS
10*JAMES LEWIS
11*HEPSEY LEWIS
d. 24 Mar 1888
d. 1895
d. 30 Jan 1864
d. 13 Mar 1912
d. 1892
d. 9 Apr 1900
d. 25 Mar 1919
d. 1918
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