The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883. page 742, Van Buren Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.
"DAVID T. LEWIS was born in Knox County, Ohio, January 3, 1843, and is the son of PETER and RHODA LEWIS, natives of the same county, and parents of seven children - DAVID T., WILLIAM, ELIZABETH, ANNA, LOUISA, MARY E., and FRANK H. The father was born April 11, 1813, the mother in August, 1817, and they were married in 1839. The mother died in 1862; the father remarried, and still resides on the home farm in Ohio. DAVID T. LEWIS enlisted in September, 1861, in Company G, Twentieth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and was discharged at Louisville, Kentucky, July 15, 1865. Returning to Knox County, he was married March 29, 1869, to CYPHA L. PATTISON, who was born in Knox County, May 31, 1845. To this union were born five children - ELMA, WILBUR (deceased), OLIVE R., ROSE L., and HARRIS A., MR. LEWIS came to this Township in 1872, purchased 100 acres of land, and remained until 1876, when he sold out and went to Fulton County, where he lived three years, and then returned to Pulaski County and re- bought his old place. MR. LEWIS is an Odd Fellow, and he and wife are members of the Christian Church."