John Thompson Lewis1

#61, (21 September 1891 - January 1977)
RelationshipBrother of William David Lewis
Father*James Robert Thompson Lewis (1861 - 1938)
Mother*Edith Dona Reed (1868 - 1933)

Family 1

Lizzie Oeth b. 1889, d. 1948

Family 2

Adelaide Bleckman b. 1888
Birth*21 September 1891He was born on 21 September 1891 at Posey Co., IndianaG; HoPC has Sep 20.1,2 
18 June 1900He appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 in the household of James Robert Thompson Lewis and Edith Dona Reed at Marrs Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG, as John T (8), b. Sep 1891; neis. Nathaniel Lewis and Thompson P Lewis.3
19 April 1910He appeared on the census of 19 April 1910 in the household of James Robert Thompson Lewis and Edith Dona Reed at Marrs Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG, age 18; nei. brother Edward.4
Marriage*21 March 1917He married Lizzie Oeth on 21 March 1917 at Posey Co., IndianaG.5 
5 June 1917He registered for the military draft on 5 June 1917 at Mt. Vernon, Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.6 
12 April 1930He and Lizzie Oeth appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 at Richhardt Street, Evansville, Pigeon Twp., Vanderburgh Co., IndianaG.7 
13 April 1940He and Lizzie Oeth appeared on the census of 13 April 1940 at 405 Richhardt Street, Evansville, Pigeon Twp., Vanderburgh Co., IndianaG.8 
27 April 1942He registered for the military draft on 27 April 1942 at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.9 
Marriage*29 September 1967He married Adelaide Bleckman, daughter of William Bleckman and Rebecca Heimroth, on 29 September 1967 at Chandler, Warrick Co., IndianaG.10,11 
Death*January 1977He died in January 1977 at M & R Nursing Home, Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IndianaG, at age 85.12,13 
Burial*3 February 1977He was buried on 3 February 1977 at Bellefontaine Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG; est. date.14 

Citations

  1. [S46] John C. Leffel, History of Posey County (Leffel) (Chicago IL: Standard Publishing Company, 1913).
  2. [S117] Indiana, WPA Birth Index, 1880-1920, online Ancestry.com, Name: John T Lewis      
    Father: James R; Mother: Edith D Reed
    County: Posey; Birth Date: 21 Sep 1891
    Reference: Posey County, Indiana, Index to Birth Record, 1850 - 1920 Inclusive
    Volume 2, Letters H-Q Inclusive, Book:      H-3, Page: 63.
  3. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. James (31), b. Oct 1862, farmer; Donie (31), b. Oct 1868, 6 children, 5 living; m. 12 yrs.
  4. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. James R (49), farmer; "Donie E" (42), 6 children, 5 living; m. 20 yrs.
  5. [S198] Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database], Jordan Dodd, Liahona Research and Works Progress Administration, compilers, online Ancestry.com, John T Lewis and Lizzie Oeth, marr. 21 Mar 1917, Posey Co., IN. Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive; W. P. A Original Record Located: County Clerk's Office, book C-16, OS Page 319.
  6. [S1278] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, image viewed online FamilySearch.org or Ancestry.com. age 25, b. Sert. 20, 1891, Mt. Vernon IN; farmer for John Derrington; married.
  7. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. John T (39), mechanic (auto garage); Lizzie (40).
  8. [S346] 1940 U.S. Federal Census. John T (48), maint. mgr (refrig. mfg.); Elizzie (48), b. IN; same res. 1935.
  9. [S1277] World War II Draft Registration Cards, image viewed online FamilySearch.org or Ancestry.com, age 50, b. Sept. 20, 1891, Mt. Vernon IN; ref. Lizzie Lewis; empl. Lannert Parts Co., 13 NW 6th St., Evansville.
  10. [S124] "DFH's Notes from MCL recollections," (MS; , four marriages, ?, ?, Adelaide, Lizzie; no children Collection of Vincent W and Donna F Hartnett; Birchrunville, Pennsylvania.
  11. [S1674] Indiana Marriage Certificates 1958-2005, Indiana State Board of Health, Certificates, 1967 Dec, No. 050506, img. 668/1086. John Thompson Lewis, age 76, b. Posey Co., retired, res. 1110 Mary St., Evansville, Vanderburgh Co. IN; and Adeline Wilhemina Steinmetz, age 79, b. Warrick Co. IN, retired, res. 1642 Franklin St., Evansville IN; marr. Chandler, Warrrick Co. IN, 29 Sep 1967, by Rev. Ronald Gross, online Ancestry.com.
  12. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011, Indiana State Board of Health, Death Certificates, 1900–2011, 1977, Roll 2, img. 503/2526. State No. 77-002999, Local No. 166. John T Lewis, b. IN 21 Sep 1891, son of James R Lewis and Donna Reed; spouse Adeline, res. 1725 E. Franklin, Evansville, Vanderburgh Co. IN, printer at Evansville Printing Corp.; d. 26 Jan 1977, M & R Nursing Home, Evansville IN, age 85, cerebral thrombosis; inf. Mrs. Adeline Lewis, same res.; bur. Bellefontaine Cemetery, Mt. Vernon IN, online Ancestry.com.
  13. [S16] Social Security Death Index, (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), index online Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.org, John Lewis, SSN 306-07-2476, b. 21 Sep 1891, d. Jan 1977.
  14. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, shared standing grave marker. Lewis / John T 1891-1977 / Lizzie 1889-1948; bur. Bellefontaine Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Posey Co. IN, sec AA row 43 grave 4. Memorial 65548557, created by Crystal G, photo added by Jock-a-mo fi na ney.