James Herschel Lewis

#62, (16 November 1894 - 23 August 1969)
RelationshipBrother of William David Lewis
Father*James Robert Thompson Lewis (1861 - 1938)
Mother*Edith Dona Reed (1868 - 1933)

Family

Elizabeth R. "Lizzie" Kueber b. 1892, d. 1967
Children 1.Martha Margaret Lewis+ (1918 - 1983)
 2.Joanne Mary Lewis+ (1920 - 1996)
 3.Marion J Lewis+13 (1931 - 1985)
Birth*16 November 1894He was born on 16 November 1894 at Posey Co., IndianaG.1,2,3 
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 Herschel, age 5, b. Nov 1884; neis. Nathaniel Lewis and Thompson P Lewis.4
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 15; nei. brother Edward.5
5 June 1917He registered for the military draft on 5 June 1917 at Posey Co., IndianaG.6
Marriage*19 June 1917He married Elizabeth R. "Lizzie" Kueber, daughter of ____ Kueber, on 19 June 1917 at Posey Co., IndianaG.7 
7 January 1920He and Elizabeth R. "Lizzie" Kueber appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 at Marrs Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG; fam 57 James R and Edith D Lewis.8 
7 April 1930He and Elizabeth R. "Lizzie" Kueber appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at 18A West Oregon Street, Evansville, Vanderburgh Co., IndianaG.9 
27 April 1942He registered for the military draft on 27 April 1942 at Marrs Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.10
Death*23 August 1969He died on 23 August 1969 at Mount Vernon, Posey Co., IndianaG, at age 74.11 
Burial*26 August 1969He was buried on 26 August 1969 at Saint Matthew's Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Posey Co., IndianaG; est. date.12 

Citations

  1. [S117] Indiana, WPA Birth Index, 1880-1920, online Ancestry.com, Name: Lewis; father James R., mother Dora Reed; b. Posey Co., 16 Nov 1894. Index to Birth Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive, Vol. 1, Letters A - G Inclusive, Posey Co., IN; Index to Birth Record, 1850-1920 Inclusive, Vol. 2, Letters H-Q Inclusive, Book H-4, p. 28.
  2. [S1278] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, image viewed online FamilySearch.org or Ancestry.com. WW I: Nov 15, 1894; WW II Nov 16, 1894.
  3. [S46] John C. Leffel, History of Posey County (Leffel) (Chicago IL: Standard Publishing Company, 1913), Nov 17, 1895.
  4. [S5] 1900 U.S. Federal Census. James (31), b. Oct 1862, farmer; Donie (31), b. Oct 1868, 6 children, 5 living; m. 12 yrs.
  5. [S8] 1910 U.S. Federal Census. James R (49), farmer; "Donie E" (42), 6 children, 5 living; m. 20 yrs.
  6. [S1278] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, image viewed online FamilySearch.org or Ancestry.com. Herschel j Lewis, age 22, b. Marrs Tshp., Posey Co., IN, 15 Nov 1894; farming, for James R. Lewis, Marrs Tshp., single.
  7. [S30] Indiana Marriages 1780-1992 [index], online FamilySearch.org, Name: Herschel J Lewis; Spouse Name: Elizth R Rueber; Marriage Date: 19 Jun 1917; Marriage County: Posey;
    Posey County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Record 1850 - 1920 Inclusive Vol, W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's Of, Book: C-16, OS Page: 358.
  8. [S11] 1920 U.S. Federal Census. Herschel J (26), farmer; Lisabeth (27); both b. and parents b. IN.
  9. [S7] 1930 U.S. Federal Census. Herschel (37); Elizabeth (38); Martha (12); Joanne (9); Betty Jane (5); Martha (3 mos.).
  10. [S1277] World War II Draft Registration Cards, image viewed online FamilySearch.org or Ancestry.com, Herschel J Lewis, age 47, b. Posey Co., IN, 16 Nov 1894, res. Marrs Tshp., Posey Co.; empl. Neversplit Seat Co., Evansville, IN; contact Mrs. Lizzie Lewis, R 1, Mt. Vernon, IN; 5' 8", 150 lbs.
  11. [S16] Social Security Death Index, (Washington, D.C.: Social Security Administration), index online Ancestry.com or FamilySearch.org, Herschel Lewis, SSN 313-05-6589, b. 16 Nov 1894, d. Aug 1969, last res. Mount Vernon, Posey, IN.
  12. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, shared grave marker. Lewis / Herschel J 1894-1969 / Elizabeth R 1892-1967. Narrative Saint Matthews Cemetery, front right section. Memorial 90019257, created by and photo added by Jock-a-mo fi na ney.
  13. [S1672] Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011, Indiana State Board of Health, Death Certificates, 1900–2011, 1985, Roll 13, img. 2180/3046. State No. 85-038145, Local No. 2042, Book 50. Marion J Lewis, b. 19 Mar 1931, son of Herschel Lewis and Elizabeth Kueber, marr., auto mechanic, res. 6930 Caborn Road, Mount Vernon, Posey Co. IN; d. 26 Oct 1985, Deaconess Hospital, Evansville IN, age 54, respiratory failure; inf. Syvilla Lewis, wife; bur. St. Matthews, Mt. Vernon IN, online Ancestry.com.