Biography of John C. Lewis
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Lewis, John C., p. o. Lisle, retired merchant, born in Monroe county, N. Y., settled in Lisle in 1862, began his mercantile life under the firm name of J. C. & G. W. Lewis, in Lisle, doing a very large business, the sales of which amounted to $80,000 per year, continuing business up to 1881. Mr. L. has been trustee of the village and has taken a great interest in the Lisle Academy and Union school. Parents, George B. and Susan (Annin) Lewis, of Sweden, Monroe county, N. Y.; wife, Maty J. Stoddard, daughter of Harry B. and Sarah (Hasbrouck) Stoddard, of Connecticut, who settled here in 1792; married in 1860, children two Sarah S. and Mary Bird.

From:
History of Broome County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885


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