Posted By:Joan E. Rambo
Subject:Re: Tabitha and Parke Lewis
Post Date:June 07, 2009 at 18:59:25
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Forum:Hardeman County, TX Genealogy Forum
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TX Dth Idx 1890-1976 --;p=2;c=1320964;t=searchable -- You can view digitized copy of original death record, see more details, make copies and look for others, too.

Name: Parks P. Lewis
Death date: 28 Dec 1948
Death place: Quanah, Hardeman, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 68 years 6 months 20 days
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 08 Jun 1880
Birth place: Corell Co. Texas
Marital status: Married
Spouse name:
Father name: M.J. Lewis
Father birth place: Don'T Know
Mother name: Sarah Pennington
Mother birth place: Don'T Know
Occupation: Baptist Minister&Teacher
Residence: Quanah, Hardeman, Texas
Cemetery name:
Burial place: Mcgregor, Texas
Burial date: 29 Dec 1948
Additional relatives: X
Film number: 2223077
Digital GS number: 4031452
Image number: 2123
Reference number: cn 52254
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
[Since he was a preacher I would think there would be an obituary for him. You never know what will pop up in obits.]

On the 1930 census his wife is listed as Tabitha, and apparently that was her middle name.

Name: Julia Tabitha Lewis
Death date: 25 Feb 1933
Death place: Guonoh, Hardeman, Texas
Gender: Female
Race or color (on document): White
Age at death: 49 years 10 months 15 days
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 10 Apr 1883
Birth place: Texas
Marital status: Married
Spouse name:
Father name: E. A. Culppes
Father birth place: Texas
Mother name: Grimes
Mother birth place: Texas
Occupation: House Wife
Cemetery name:
Burial place: Ezil Springs Texas
Burial date: 27 Feb 1933
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2115344
Digital GS number: 4163867
Image number: 1490
Reference number: cn 8289
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

The Family History Library catalog -- "On the banks of Onion Creek -- Eagle Springs Baptist Church : 1858-1998, 140th anniversary," David L. Scott.

On Coryell Co, TX GenWeb site on their list of volunteers is Elreeta Weathers, she is webmistress of neighboring Hamilton Co, TX Gazetteer and is very knowledgable about Hamilton Co. Coryell Co says -- Elreeta lives in Hamilton County but has much information about the formation of early Baptist churches in Coryell County. You can contact her at -- -- If nothing else, she at least might know where you can obtain information from David Scott's book.

On the 1880 census Coryell Co, TX there is a Marshall J. Lewis, wife Sarah, on the 1900 census Coryell he is listed as M.J., wife Sarah and among children listed is son Parks P.

Name: Marshall J. Lewis
Death date: 31 Dec 1923
Death place: Oglesby, Coryell, Texas
Gender: Male
Race or color (on document): white
Age at death: 77 years 5 days
Estimated birth year:
Birth date: 25 Dec 1846
Birth place: Georgia
Marital status: Married
Spouse name:
Father name: Marshull Lewis
Father birth place: Georgia
Mother name: Martha Chisum
Mother birth place: Georgia
Occupation: Farmer
Cemetery name: Post Oak
Burial place:
Burial date: 01 Jan 1924
Additional relatives:
Film number: 2074923
Digital GS number: 4167229
Image number: 2834
Reference number: 34725
Collection: Texas Deaths, 1890-1976

Happy Hunting (^_^)