Biography of Thomas J. Lewis
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Lewis, Thomas J., was born in Cayuga County, N. Y., April 27, 1811. When two years of age his father, Joseph C., moved to Starkey, and he (Thomas) remained there until 1840, when he came to Benton. In 1834 he married Sarah A. Ayers, of Starkey, by whom he had five children. He died May 28, 1882, and his wife October 17, 1890. Charles G., the oldest son, was born October 5, 1835. On December 4, 1866, he married Emma J. Morgan, by whom he has two children, Hattie A. and George W. His wife died February 7, 1877. Mr. Lewis is a farmer. May 16, 1861, he enlisted in Co. F, Twenty-third New York Infantry and served ten months, being discharged March I, 1862, for disability. He reenlisted August 10, 1863, and was mustered out at Petersburg, Va., June 27, 1865.

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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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