JOHN LEWIS

FAMILY HISTORY

 

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Generation No. 1

 

1. JOHN1 LEWIS was born Abt. 1733 in Chowan cty,North Carolina, and died January 18, 1818 in Waynesboro,Georgia. He married NANCY LAVINA WARD Abt. 1768. She was born Abt. 1744 in Chowan cty,North Carolina, and died Abt. 1784 in Waynesboro,Georgia.

 

More About JOHN LEWIS:

Burial: Old Church Cemetery

 

More About NANCY LAVINA WARD:

Burial: Old Church Cemetery

Children of JOHN LEWIS and NANCY WARD are:

i. MARY2 LEWIS, b. Abt. 1771.

2. ii. JESSIE LEWIS, b. Abt. 1775; d. November 19, 1817.

iii. JAMES LEWIS.

iv. MATHEW LEWIS.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. JESSIE2 LEWIS (JOHN1) was born Abt. 1775, and died November 19, 1817. He married MARY CLIFTON Abt. 1800. She was born Abt. 1778 in North Carolina, and died July 03, 1863.

Children of JESSIE LEWIS and MARY CLIFTON are:

i. WILLIAM3 LEWIS, b. May 06, 1802.

ii. MARY (POLLY) LEWIS, b. June 25, 1804.

3. iii. STEPHEN D LEWIS, b. January 24, 1803; d. May 11, 1876.

iv. ELIZABETH LEWIS, b. Abt. 1805.

v. SARAH LEWIS, b. Abt. 1810.

vi. LUCINDA LEWIS, b. November 13, 1812.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3. STEPHEN D3 LEWIS (JESSIE2, JOHN1) was born January 24, 1803, and died May 11, 1876. He married (1) MARTHA. She died Abt. 1848. He married (2) RHODA. She was born Abt. 1815.

Children of STEPHEN LEWIS and MARTHA are:

i. REBECCA4 LEWIS, b. September 24, 1823.

4. ii. ZACHARIAH W LEWIS, b. Abt. 1825; d. Bet. September 1864 - February 1865, Civil War Ga campaign,H Co 2nd Regt Ga State Line.

iii. SARAH OZENE LEWIS, b. October 05, 1826.

iv. ROXIE ANN LEWIS, b. January 02, 1831.

v. OBEHIAH LEWIS, b. February 14, 1836.

vi. LUCINDA LEWIS, b. Abt. 1838.

vii. AMARIAH LEWIS, b. Abt. 1840.

viii. MALACHI LEWIS, b. Abt. 1842.

 

Child of STEPHEN LEWIS and RHODA is:

ix. JEREIAH4 LEWIS, b. Abt. 1852.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

4. ZACHARIAH W4 LEWIS (STEPHEN D3, JESSIE2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1825, and died Bet. September 1864 - February 1865 in Civil War Ga campaign,H Co 2nd Regt Ga State Line. He married GEORGIA ANN BENNETT October 28, 1849 in Emanuel cty. She was born Abt. 1834.

 

More About ZACHARIAH W LEWIS:

Military service: 1864, Zachariah,a merchant,was a recruiting Officer(LT)for the Militia,commissioned May 1861.He was also an appraiser,county commissioner,justice of the Inferior Court,and active in the Democratic Convention of Emanuel Cty of 1859

 

More About GEORGIA ANN BENNETT:

Burial: Deep Creek Primitive Baptist(Jenkins cty),Georgia

Children of ZACHARIAH LEWIS and GEORGIA BENNETT are:

5. i. THOMAS JEFFERSON5 LEWIS, b. Abt. 1851; d. Statenville(Echols cty) Georgia.

6. ii. HOWELL COBB LEWIS, b. November 28, 1854; d. December 05, 1919.

iii. MARY ETTA LEWIS, b. March 04, 1857.

iv. ISABELLA LEWIS, b. Abt. 1859.

v. JOESPH B LEWIS, b. March 1861.

vi. ROBERT LEE LEWIS, b. May 04, 1863.

 

 

Generation No. 5

 

5. THOMAS JEFFERSON5 LEWIS (ZACHARIAH W4, STEPHEN D3, JESSIE2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1851, and died in Statenville(Echols cty) Georgia. He married DONNIE PRICE October 26, 1874 in Randolph cty,Georgia.

Children of THOMAS LEWIS and DONNIE PRICE are:

7. i. MATTIE(MARTHA) VIOLA6 LEWIS, b. November 09, 1876.

ii. ROBERT LEE LEWIS, b. Abt. 1878.

iii. LENA LEWIS, b. Abt. 1880.

iv. POLLIE LEWIS, b. Abt. 1881.

v. TJ(JUDGE) LEWIS, b. Abt. 1884.

vi. EMMA (PINK) LEWIS, b. Abt. 1886.

vii. ANNIE KELLY LEWIS, b. Abt. 1888.

viii. BESS SIMS LEWIS, b. Abt. 1891.

 

 

6. HOWELL COBB5 LEWIS (ZACHARIAH W4, STEPHEN D3, JESSIE2, JOHN1) was born November 28, 1854, and died December 05, 1919. He married EMMA LOU MCDUFFIE. She was born Abt. 1859, and died Abt. 1899.

 

More About HOWELL COBB LEWIS:

Burial: Deep Creek Primitive Baptist(Jenkins cty)

 

More About EMMA LOU MCDUFFIE:

Burial: Deep Creek Primitive Baptist(Jenkins cty)

Children of HOWELL LEWIS and EMMA MCDUFFIE are:

i. ZACHARIAH6 LEWIS, b. November 17, 1886.

ii. AUGUSTUS LEWIS, b. Abt. March 1891.

iii. JAMES SEALY LEWIS, b. March 08, 1893.

iv. HOWELL COBB LEWIS,JR, b. March 08, 1898.

v. EMERSON LEWIS, b. November 24, 1899.

 

 

Generation No. 6

 

7. MATTIE(MARTHA) VIOLA6 LEWIS (THOMAS JEFFERSON5, ZACHARIAH W4, STEPHEN D3, JESSIE2, JOHN1) was born November 09, 1876. She married (1) WILLAIM JASPER BLACK. She married (2) ROMIE BURROUGHS BENNETT December 09, 1899 in Valdosta(Lowndes cty) Georgia. He was born December 25, 1877 in Valdosta(Lowndes cty)Georgia, and died October 27, 1909 in Valdosta(Lowndes cty)Georgia.

 

More About ROMIE BURROUGHS BENNETT:

Illness: October 27, 1909, Romie died of Scarlet Fever,his son Thomas had it also but survived.

Children of MATTIE(MARTHA) LEWIS and ROMIE BENNETT are:

i. BENJAMIN NOAH7 BENNETT, b. September 07, 1900.

8. ii. THOMAS LEWIS BENNETT, b. May 28, 1902, Valdosta(Lowndes cty)Georgia; d. December 28, 1993, Lithia Springs(Douglas cty)Georgia.

iii. LOUISE (DEE) BENNETT, b. November 15, 1904.

iv. ROMIE BURROUGHS BENNETT, b. February 01, 1907.

v. MARTHA ELIZABETH BENNETT, b. October 01, 1909.

 

 

Generation No. 7

 

8. THOMAS LEWIS7 BENNETT (MATTIE(MARTHA) VIOLA6 LEWIS, THOMAS JEFFERSON5, ZACHARIAH W4, STEPHEN D3, JESSIE2, JOHN1) was born May 28, 1902 in Valdosta(Lowndes cty)Georgia, and died December 28, 1993 in Lithia Springs(Douglas cty)Georgia. He married ERA ALMA REDDING November 11, 1925 in Valdosta(Lowndes cty) Georgia. She was born May 03, 1906 in Canoochee (Emanuel cyt) Georgia, and died September 09, 1973 in Riverdale(Clayton cty) Georgia.

 

More About THOMAS LEWIS BENNETT:

Hobby: Papa was an avid hunter and fisherma,he loved the outdoors as he loved his family and life.His favorite story was as a boy being allowed to hunt by his Grandparents he got two birds with one shot.

Occupation: Bet. 1937 - 1968, 31 years as an Autobus paint and body repairman,for Georgia Stages,Trailways and Tamiami Trail Tours.

Children of THOMAS BENNETT and ERA REDDING are:

9. i. THOMAS LEWIS8 BENNETT, b. September 24, 1928, Palatka,Florida.

10. ii. WILLIAM JAMES BENNETT, b. August 22, 1940, Albany(Daughtery cty) Georgia.

 

 

Generation No. 8

 

9. THOMAS LEWIS8 BENNETT (THOMAS LEWIS7, MATTIE(MARTHA) VIOLA6 LEWIS, THOMAS JEFFERSON5, ZACHARIAH W4, STEPHEN D3, JESSIE2, JOHN1) was born September 24, 1928 in Palatka,Florida. He married JEAN MAE FERGUSON February 27, 1953 in Atlanta,Ga. She was born July 06, 1926 in Memphis,Tenn.

 

More About THOMAS LEWIS BENNETT:

Military service: Bet. 1946 - 1951, U S Marine Corp Combat Infantryman,(Korea). B Co,1st Battalion,5th Regt,1st Marine Divison

Occupation: Bet. 1960 - 1989, 29 years as a Sales Representive for Liberty National Life Insurance.

Children of THOMAS BENNETT and JEAN FERGUSON are:

i. THOMAS JEROME9 HENDRIX,(STEPSON), b. August 13, 1944.

ii. CHRISTOPHER DAVID HENDRIX,(STEPSON), b. December 24, 1948.

iii. BECKY JEAN BENNETT, b. May 18, 1956.

iv. JOSEPH LEWIS BENNETT, b. June 02, 1959.

 

 

10. WILLIAM JAMES8 BENNETT (THOMAS LEWIS7, MATTIE(MARTHA) VIOLA6 LEWIS, THOMAS JEFFERSON5, ZACHARIAH W4, STEPHEN D3, JESSIE2, JOHN1) was born August 22, 1940 in Albany(Daughtery cty) Georgia. He married (1) REBA JEANETTE HARBISON May 04, 1963 in Tallahassee (Leon cty) Florida. He married (2) MARY CAROLINE CARTER April 03, 1987 in Newnan(Coweta cty) Georgia. She was born November 23, 1942 in Kingsport(Sullivan cty) Tenn.

 

More About WILLIAM JAMES BENNETT:

Hobby: Avid hunter and fisherman

Military service: Bet. 1958 - 1961, U S Army (peacetime)

Occupation: Bet. 1966 - 2000, Airline Pilot for 34 years, Eastern Airlines,Kiwi International Airlines

Children of WILLIAM BENNETT and MARY CARTER are:

11. i. HOPE DIANA9 BENNETT, b. December 11, 1969.

ii. BRYAN ZACHARY BENNETT, b. August 21, 1971, East Point(Fulton cty)Georgia; m. ALANNA MARIE ALVAREZ, November 06, 1999, Tyrone(Fayette cty)Georgia.

iii. BRANDI NICOLE BENNETT, b. October 05, 1974; m. STEVEN ROBERT CORNELIUS, July 17, 1999, Fayetteville,North Carolina.

iv. ANGELA MARIE BATTAGLIA,(STEPDAUGHTER), b. August 02, 1979.

 

 

Generation No. 9

 

11. HOPE DIANA9 BENNETT (WILLIAM JAMES8, THOMAS LEWIS7, MATTIE(MARTHA) VIOLA6 LEWIS, THOMAS JEFFERSON5, ZACHARIAH W4, STEPHEN D3, JESSIE2, JOHN1) was born December 11, 1969. She married BARRY TAYLOR TONEY October 05, 1991 in Kings Mountain,North Carolina.

Children of HOPE BENNETT and BARRY TONEY are:

i. LENORA NICOLE10 TONEY,(STEPDAUGHTER), b. May 22, 1986.

ii. AUSTIN PAUL TONEY, b. December 09, 1995.

 

Copyright 2001 Bill Bennett

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