Biography of Miles S. Lewis
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MILES S. LEWIS was born in this township. January 3, 1849. He is a son of Stanton J. and Wealtha M. (Stanton) Lewis, natives of New York, and of English descent. His father was employed in a carding mill in Genesee County, N. Y., before marriage, which occurred in 1844, migrating to Ohio the same year. He settled in Marion County, where he engaged in farming and school teaching. In 1847, he entered 160 acres, where his widow now resides. Their children were Miles S. and S. Everett, living, and Minerva C., Julia C. and William S. Mr. Lewis was highly respected, serving as Clerk and Trustee of his township several years. He died January 12, 1880, aged sixty three years; his widow still survives, she was born April 19, 1818. Miles Lewis, the subject of this sketch, received a good education in the common branches, taught one term, and tilled the "home farm" till his father's decease, when he inherited an4 purchased 160 acres, which he has well stocked and improved. He was married, June 22, 1871, to Miss Kate Stoneburner, daughter of Noah and Magdalena (Hite) Stoneburner, and two children have been born to them, Clara M., born June 22, 1872, and Princess M., October 7, 1875. Mrs. Lewis was born February 14, 1855. Politically, Mr. Lewis is a Republican; himself and wife are highly esteemed in their community.

Also see Sumner E. Lewis.

From:
The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884


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