| ||i.|| ||Nancy Caroline6 Lewis, b. August 27, 1827, Butler, Johnson County, TN; d. December 20, 1911, Codell, Rooks County, KS; m. Benjamin Hyder Overholzer, October 28, 1846, TN. |
| ||ii.|| ||William Finley Lewis, b. May 29, 1829, Butler, Johnson County, TN. |
| ||iii.|| ||Dulcenie Elizabeth Lewis, b. 1832, Butler, Johnson County, TN; d. Carter County, TN; m. William A Matheson, January 12, 1854, Carter County, TN. |
| ||iv.|| ||Lawson Lowrey Lewis, b. Abt. 1834, Butler, Johnson County, TN; d. 1885; m. Sarah; d. 1880. |
| ||v.|| ||James Gideon Lewis, b. May 23, 1835, Carter County, TN; d. 1903, Vermillion County, IN; m. Nancy Jane Dugger, January 04, 1866, Carter County, TN; b. June 20, 1842, Carter County, TN; d. September 01, 1919, Vermillion County, IN. |
| || Notes for James Gideon Lewis:|
James Lewis, a settler of Vermillion County, and an active and public-spirited citizen, was born in Carter County, TN May 23, 1835.His father was a native of Ashe County, NC.James was reared to the avocation of farming, which he had followed the greater part of his life.In his boyhood he attended the common and subscription schools of his neighborhood, completing his education at Taylorsville Academey, of Johnson County, TN.He then taught school some ten or twelve years.In 1863, he went north, and enlisted in defense of the Union as State Guard,stopping first at Mecca Mills in Parke County, Indiana, and in the fall of the same year he came to Vermillion County.He went to his home in Tennessee in August of 1865 and in the spring of 1866 returned to Parke County.In the spring of 1867 he came to Vermillion County, andmade his home in Helt Township.He owned 68 acres of good farm land.He was deputy assessor of Helt Township for 2 years, and served as township assessor, having been elected for a second term in April, 1886.Both he and his wifewere were members of the Baptist church.They had 8 children- Frederica I., Addie A. Molie R (deceased), William F. < james Lawson, D. Edgar, Nannie E. and Perry M. LewisSource:Parke and Vermillion County History page 397 copywrite:1913
| || Notes for Nancy Jane Dugger:|
Saturday, September 25, 1965Danville, Illinois Commercial News
Mortimer Lewis-Newport, IN
Mortimer Lewis, former VermillionCounty Auditor and a resident of
Newport, died at his home this morning (September 25, 1965) following an
18-month illness.He was a lifelong resident of Vermillion County.
He was born in Helt Township on August 24, 1884, the son of James G. and
Nancy Jane Dugger Lewis.
He was a graduate of Dana High in 1902, Terre Haute Normal in 1912 and
Indiana State Teacher's College in 1915.
He was a principal of the high school in Monon, Montmorenci, and
Hillsdale.He taught one year at Colorado Agriculture College, Ft. Collins,
He was married to Wilma Hambridge on October 6, 1920, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters,Mrs. W. G. (Martha) Keucher of Rankin, and
Miss Gladys Jane Lewis, Kenosha, Wisconsin; and four grandchildren.
He was auditor of Vermillion County from 1920-1924.He was appointed to the
State Board of Accounts as field examinator (sic) and served for 25 years
until his retirement 10 years ago.
He was a member of the Tennessee Valley Baptist Church, which his parents
helped to found.
Mr. Lewis was active in the Gideons Society and a member of the Masonic
Lodge and Eastern Star Chapter of Newport.He was a life member of Calnahan
Lodge, Knights of Pythias.
The body is at the Frist Funeral Home, Clinton, Indiana where
arrangements are incomplete.
| ||vi.|| ||William Allen Lewis, b. June 23, 1835; m. Celia J. Campbell, January 04, 1857, Carter County TN.; b. Abt. 1839, Carter County, TN. |
| ||vii.|| ||Celia Ann Lewis, b. November 14, 1837, Butler, Johnson County, TN; d. February 25, 1891, Carter County, TN; m. William A. D. Pierce, December 30, 1856, Carter County TN.; b. February 04, 1830, Carter County, TN; d. January 24, 1912, Carter County, TN. |
| || Notes for William A. D. Pierce:|
1880 Carter County Census:William A 50 TN TN TN, Cealy Ann TN NC TN, Thomas 22, Nancy L 19, Elijah 17, Mary E 15, Cornelia J.John Allen 10, Wilburn H 8, Orley 8, Ety 6, William L 2, Joel c 3/12
1900 Carter County Census:William A Pierce 70, born 1830, Mary A 1839, W.H. 1872, Willie L 1877
Lucy Pierce 6 (1893) granddaughter
Tombstone:B. W. A. D. Pierce b. 2-4-1830 d. 1-24-1912
Deed Book N page 158-159 William A.D Pierce and John T. Pierce bought land for $400 form Valentine Bowers on February 9, 1855
| ||i.|| ||Alfred Carter6 Shell, b. 1831, CarterCounty, TN; d. 1911. |
| ||ii.|| ||Franklin Dugger Shell, b. July 03, 1832, Shell Creek, Carter County, TN; d. December 25, 1892, Watauga County, NC (burial Harmon Cemetery, Watauga County, NC); m. Nancy Caroline Shoote; d. Watauga County, NC (burial Harmon Cemetery, Watauga County, NC). |
| ||iii.|| ||Sarah Emily Shell, b. 1835, Shell Creek, Carter County, TN; d. Aft. August 19, 1910, Stony Hollow,Carter County, TN; m. David Hicks III; b. 1824, Valle Crucis, Ashe County, NC; d. Bet. 1898 - 1900, Stony Hollow,Carter County, TN. |
| ||iv.|| ||Nancy Shell, b. January 1835, Shell Creek, Carter County, TN; d. Aft. 1910. |
| ||v.|| ||Joel David Shell, b. 1839, Shell Creek, Carter County, TN. |
| ||vi.|| ||Lemuel Shell, b. March 15, 1845, Stony Hollow,Carter County, TN; d. November 20, 1945. |
| ||vii.|| ||William G. Shell, b. 1847, Stony Hollow,Carter County, TN. |