Biography of D. E. Lewis
Potter County, PA Biographies

D. E. LEWIS, farmer, P. 0. North Fork, was born in Brookfield, Penn., May 2, 1822, a son of Simeon B. and Ruth (Coon) Lewis, natives of Petersburg, N. Y., who settled in Brookfield, Tioga Co., Penn., in 1821, where they cleared and improved a farm, on which they lived the remainder of their lives. Mr. Lewis was reared in his native township, and after reaching his majority, purchased a tract of land which he cleared and improved, and where he resided up to 1853. He then purchased the farm he now occupies, in Harrison township, Potter county, which he also cleared and improved, and where he has since resided. In 1844 he married Rosanna, daughter of Clark and Zernah (Jordan) Rice, of Brookfield, Tioga Co., Penn., and to them have been born six children: Harmon C., Mary (Mrs. Benjamin Hunt), Lois (Mrs. Le Grand Masao), William H., Annis (Mrs. Frank Ramsey), and Martin (deceased). Mr. Lewis is a representative farmer. He is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and in politics he is a Republican.


From:
History of the Counties of
McKean, Elk, Cameron and Potter, Pennsylvania
J. H. Beers & Co. Publishers
Chicago, Ill. 1890


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