Biography of Dr. Joseph M. Lewis of Elba, NY

Dr. Joseph M. Lewis was born in York County, Canada, July 7, 1851. His father died February 18, 1851. The family on both sides are of Welsh ancestry, his father being born in North Wales, County Montgomeryshire, and his mother in York County. Canada. Dr. Lewis was educated at Victoria Square, and at the age of 18 he attended the Collegiate Institute of Toronto, and studied medicine at Victoria in connection with his collegiate work. In 1873 he went to Jefferson College, and in 1874 was at Philadelphia University, from which he graduated. May 26, 1874, he married Elizabeth, youngest daughter of Abraham Steckley, of Bethseda, York County, Canada. They have three children, namely: Bertha L., Mary G., and Joseph Lister. Dr. Lewis first located at Clarence Center, Erie County, and came to Elba in 1877.

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