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Lewis, James Henry
BORN: 14 Jan 1849 DIED: 8 Oct 1923 BURIED: 10 Oct 1923 ~ Smith Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Monmouth, Polk Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
MARRIAGE - J.H. Lewis of Polk Co & Mary M. Roberts md 25 Dec 1877, Linn Co, Oregon
1880 OR CENSUS - J.H. Lewis (30y, b Ore, occupation farmer) enuemrated with wife M.M. [Mary] (22y, b Ill), 3 children, M.M. [Minnie] (1y, b Ore), E. [Elmer] (b May 1880, Ore) and W. [Wilbur] (b May 1880, Ore), parents D.R. [David R.] (66y, b Ky) and Mary (67y, b Ky) and sister O.M. [Orlena] (24y, b Ky)
1900 OR CENSUS - Henry J. Lewis (b Jan 1849, Ore) enumerated with wife of 22 years Mary (b June 1857, Ill, mother of 13 children, 11 living at time of census) and 10 children, Minnie E. (b Dec 1878, Ore), Elmer (b Apr 1880, Ore), Ada I. (b Apr 1883, Ore), Norman P. (b Dec 1884, Ore), Ethel G. (b Feb 1890, Ore), Winnona G. (b Mar 1892, Ore), Leda L. (b Jan 1894, Ore), Gui L. (b May 1896, Ore), Gladys (b Sept 1898, Ore) & Ruth (b Dec 1899, Ore)
OSBH DC (Marion County 1923) #677 - James Henry Lewis, male, maried (Mary M.), retired farmer, b. 14 Jan 1849 in Monmouth, Oregon, d. 8 Oct 1923 in Salem, Oregon (1555 N. Capitol St.), name of father David Lewis (b. Virginia), name of mother not given, undertaker W.T. Rigdon & Son, informant W.P. Lewis of Salem.
Died at his residence, 1555 north Capitol street, October 8, James Henry Lewis, at the age of 74 years; husband of Mrs Mary M. Lewis; father of Mrs Minnie Hughes of Bellingham, Wash; E.R. Lewis, Tillamook; W.P. Lewis, Salem; Mrs Ethel Mede [sic; Mode] of Hoquiam, Wash; Miss Nena Lewis, Mrs Leda Iverson, Mrs Ruth Brady, all of Salem; Guy Lewis of Valsetz; and Mrs Gladys Seymour of Bucada, Wash. Arrangements in charge of Rigdon. Funeral services will be held from the Rigdon mortuary Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock. Ref R.L. Putnam will officiate and interment will be in the Smith cemetery west of Dallas.
Capitol Journal, Tuesday, October 9, 1923, 5:6

James Henry Lewis, for many years a resident of Polk county, died at his home in Salem October 8 after an illness of about two weeks. Mr Lewis was 74 years of age and is survived by his widow and the following children: Mrs Minnie Hughes of Bellingham, Wash; Elmer R. Lewis of Tillamook; Wilbur P. Lewis of Salem; Ethel Mode of Hoquiam, Wash; Miss Winona Lewis of Dallas; Mrs Leda Iverson of Salem; Mrs Ruth Brady of Salem; Guy Lewis of Valsetz, and Mrs Gladys Seymour of Budeca, Wash. Funeral services were held in Salem Wednesday morning, conducted by Rev R.L. Putnam and interment was in the Smith cemetery near Lewisville.
Polk County Itemizer, Thursday, October 11, 1923, 1:2
James Henry

[shares marker with Mary M. Lewis]
OSBH DC (Marion County 1923) #677
Linn Co, Oregon, Marriage Records
1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 107, FA#89)
1900 OR CENSUS (Polk Co, Luckiamute, ED 176, FA#44)
Capitol Journal, 9 Oct 1923, 5:6
Polk County Itemizer, 11 Oct 1923, 1:2
ROW: 45-8  

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