Lewis Gaddis24mwLaborerGA. Georgi Ann Gaddis26fwGA. Mintora R. Gaddis4fwAL. Elizabeth Rinner18 fwGA.
It is possible that Lewis was a timber speculator.Family known to have been in Talladega/Randolph/Calhoun areas.
Lewis J. Gaddis purchased the following land:
40.21 acres SESW Twp. 17SRange 6ESec. 12 (SE quarter of the SW quarter). 80 acres S1/2SE Twp. 17SRange 6ESec. 12 (this is a Half of a quarter which would equal approx. 80 acres). 40.52 acres NESETwp. 17SRange 6ESec. 11 (NE quarter of the SE quarter).
Land purchases appear to be approx. 30-36 miles East of the Huntsville Meridian in the Northern part of Talladega Co. approx. 2 miles South of the Southernmost Calhoun Co. line.
Lewis J. Gaddis apparently died ca. 1859/1860 (died aft. 1-1-1859 but bef. 6-29-1860).
Lewis' Widow listed Calhoun Co., AL. 1860 census.
Calhoun Co., AL. 1860 census, dated 1860 June 29, Microfilm #M653_4, written pg. #56, lines #17 - #21.
hh #361 - #361, Ranges 8 & 9, Oxford Post Office.
Ella Jones39fwRE$200PP$75SC. Robert P. Jones5mwAL George Gaddis39fwGA. (this is how she was listed). Roselean Gaddis13fwAL. Wm. L. Gaddis6mwAL.
Mintora married 1.) Clark Berry Stewart in Calhoun Co., AL. on 5-1-1864 (He was listed as C. B. Stewart and she was listed as Rosanna Gaddis).They migrated to Hamilton and Erath Cos.,TX.Clark died in Erath Co., TX. 4-28-1891 and Mintora married 2.) Daniel Boone Miller in Erath Co., TX. 1-16-1895 (He was listed as D. B. Miller and she was listed as Mrs. Rosa Stewart).Mintora Roselean/Rosanna (Gaddis) Stewart/Miller was born 4/14/1846 in AL. and died 10/24/1927 in Erath Co., TX., buried Russell Chapel Cemetery.
William Lewis Gaddis married Dorcas Elizabeth "Eliza" Robinson in Hamilton Co., TX. 8-27-1876. They stayed in Hamilton Co. until 1884/1885 then moved to Erath Co., TX. where they lived until 1891/1892.They then moved to the Indian Territory, Chickasaw Nation, around Byars in present McClain Co., OK.In 1900 they were in Pottawatomi Co., OK. and in 1908 they moved to Cement, Caddo Co., OK. where they lived 1908-1939. William Lewis Gaddis was born 8-20-1854 Roanoke, Randolph Co., AL. died 11-21-1930 Cement, Caddo Co., OK. Dorcas Elizabeth "Eliza" (Robinson) Gaddis was born 2-9-1859 Springfield, Greene Co., MO. died 10/22/1939 Cement, Caddo Co., OK.Both buried I. O. O. F. Cemetery, Cement, Caddo Co., OK.
Looking for any information on the above Lewis J. Gaddis and any confirmation of Lewis' wife's maiden name (there is a possibility that she married a Bowman after 1860).