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1906 Samuel Lewis Obituary
Posted by: Janet Price (ID *****1451) Date: May 10, 2003 at 14:33:51
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Jamestown Press
Boone County Indiana
Friday, March 23, 1906
Surname: Black, Lewis & Lockhart

Samuel Lewis
Samuel Lewis was born in Chester County, VA Feb. 1, 1837 and lived to be 69 years, 1 month and 13 days old. He was married to Mary Virginia Black at Brownsburg, Ind. In October 1860. He was the last member of his family and leaves surviving him the companion of 45 years and two children. He joined the Christian Church at Brownsburg early 1861 and was baptized by that pioneer preacher, Thomas Lockhart. He moved to Jamestown in March, 1864, and conducted a woolen and flour mill for 20 years, and being a man of good business and judgment his business prospered.

For a number of years prior to his death he held the office of Justice of the Peace and sought to discharge his duties with high reverence for the law, but with impartial consideration for the rights of his fellow man.

The funeral services were held at the Christian Church Friday, March 16 at 2 p.m. conducted by Rev. W.H. Newlin. The remains were laid to rest in the I.O.O.F. cemetery, north of town, the services at the cemetery be in charge of Venus lodge, Kof P.

Note from Janet Price; I am posting this obituary for others. I am not related to the subject.


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