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George Washington LEWIS, Sr.

Male 1836 - 1925  (89 years)


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  • Name George Washington LEWIS 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 13 Mar 1836  Wilson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Sep 1925  Ardmore, Carter County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Long Creek Cemetery, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: Michael G. Lewis .

      (2) A household headed by Georg LEWIS is listed in the 1870 census of Civil District 13, Wilson County, TN.

      Georg is listed in the 1870 census as a farmer who was then 38 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1832. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.

      Listed with Georg is his wife, Sarah, who was then 28 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1842. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Georg is his son, William, who was then 5 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1865. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Georg is his daughter, Martha, who was then 3 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1867. According to the 1870 census, she was born in TN.

      Also listed with Georg is his son, James, who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1869. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.

      Also listed with Georg is son, John, who was then one month old; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1870. According to the 1870 census, he was born in TN.

      (3) A household headed by G. W. LEWIS is listed in the 1880 census of Civil District 13, Wilson County, TN.

      G. W. is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 42 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1838. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Listed with G. W. is his wife, Sarah, who was then 37 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1843. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with G. W. is his son, William, a farm laborer who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1866. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with G. W. is his daughter, Anna, who was then 12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1868. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with G. W. is his son, James, who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1870. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with G. W. is his son, George W., who was then 8 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1872. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with G. W. is his son, Sammy, who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1874. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with G. W. is his son, Recey, who was then 5 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1875. According to the 1880 census, he was born in TN, and both of his parents were born in TN.

      Also listed with G. W. is his daughter, Mary, who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1879. According to the 1880 census, she was born in TN, and both of her parents were born in TN.

      (4) www.findagrave.com:

      George Washington Lewis
      Birth: Apr. 4, 1835, Wilson County, Tennessee, USA
      Death: Sep. 17, 1925, Ardmore, Carter County, Oklahoma, USA

      Son of William Carrol Lewis and Hannah Leann Adams. Married on 12 OCT 1859 in Tennessee to Nancy Harvey. Married on 10 FEB 1865 in Wilson County, Tennessee to Sarah Jane Tarpley. Father of 12 Children.

      Magistrate and Chairman of Wilson County, Tennessee courts and Magistrate in Garland, Dallas County, Texas for 4 years.

      Early in the 1900s, he moved his family to the Oklahoma Territory. He was named a delegate to the Constitutional Convention after statehood in 1907 and was elected a member of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd State Legislatures. Lewis was a farmer and "read the law" according to his family. He was a Democrat and a member of the Methodist Church.

      Burial: Long Creek Cemetery, Sunnyvale, Dallas County, Texas, USA

      Created by: Robert Bennett
      Record added: Jan 18, 2006
      Find A Grave Memorial# 13062179
    Person ID I9683  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2017 

    Father Carroll LEWIS,   b. Abt 1815, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1865, Wilson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Hannah Lee Ann ADAMS,   b. 22 Jun 1817, DeKalb County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1878, Wilson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1833  TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4573  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Sarah Jane TARPLEY,   b. 21 Jun 1841, Wilson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1891, Sunnyvale, Dallas County, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 10 Feb 1865  Wilson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George Washington LEWIS, Jr.,   b. 28 May 1872, Wilson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1939, Ardmore, Carter County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2017 21:10:14 
    Family ID F4572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Nancy E. HARVEY,   b. Abt 1843, TN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 10 Feb 1865  (Age ~ 22 years) 
    Married 12 Oct 1859  Wilson County, TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 15 Oct 2017 21:10:14 
    Family ID F4574  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart