Biography of Dennis Lewis
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Lewis, Dennis, born in Yates County, N. Y., February 11, 1841, is a son of Merrit C. and Sarah (Coykendall) Lewis; his father came with his parents in 1820, and settled on a farm in Starkey, where he lived until his death in 1883. His widow resides in Reading, aged 83 years. Dennis, the youngest of a family of five children, has followed farming. He married in 1867, Amelia Coykendall, by whom he had one son, Firman, born in 1872. Mr. Lewis enlisted in the late war in 1862, in Co. I, 148th Infantry, under Capt. M. S. Hicks, and served on the Union side until the close of the war. He was in eighteen regular battles, and in a number of skirmishes. Mr. Lewis is the owner of a farm of ninety three acres in Barrington.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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