Kit Carson County, Colorado

Franklin John "Frank" and Mary (Lowrey) Lewis, Benjamin F. Lewis, John C. Lewis, Edward A. Lewis, 7S 42W

In 1880 Dallas County, Iowa, Mary Lowry is 6, born in Iowa, with James Lowry - a carpenter - 48, Mary 40, Genevieve 16, James 20, Carrie 12, John 10, and Mary 6.
Franklin J. Lewis, born about 1871 at Creston Iowa, married Mamie S. Lowery, born about 1873 in Dallas County, Iowa, on September 23, 1890 in Red WIllow County, Nebraska.

John F. Lewis cash-claimed a quarter in 19, 7S 42W in 1890.
In 1900 Red Willow County, Nebraska, "Frank" Lewis born Sept 1870 in Iowa, father in New Jersey, married ten years to Mary born Aug 1873 Iowa, have Benjamin F. Jan 1892 , Freddie July 1894, and Myrtle Oct 1897, all three born in Nebraska.

In 1910 Kit Carson County, JAS F. is 39, Iowa, with Mary 36 Iowa. They have Ben F. 18, Fred 15, Myrtle 12, Ruth 9, Lyod 6 Kenneth 3 and Fay seven months, all kids born in Nebraska.

In 1920 Kit Carson County, John F. Lewis is 49, born in Iowa, with Mary 46 Iowa. They have Myrtle 22, Bertha 19, Loyd 16, Kenneth 13, Elizabeth 10- these five born in Nebraska, and Verland 6 born in Colorado.
John and Mary are with Fred B. Lewis 35 and his wife Irena A., 35 in 1930 Decatur County, Iowa

. Mary "Mamie" Serena Lowry was born on 8 Jun 1873 in Desoto, Dallas Co., Iowa. She died on 3 Jan 1961 in Parker, Douglas Co., Colorado. She was buried on 6 Jan 1961 in , Flagler, Kit Carson Co., Colorado.
Mary married Franklin John Lewis on 23 Sep 1890 in Lebanon, Red Willow Co., Nebraska. Franklin was born on 26 Sep 1870 in Afton, Union Co., Iowa. He died on 9 Apr 1939 in Denver, Arapahoe Co., Colorado. He was buried on 12 Apr 1939 Flagler, Kit Carson Co., Colorado.
They had the following children:

i Benjamin Franklin Lewis was born on 6 Jan 1892 in Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska. He died on 16 Sep 1970 in Spokane, Spokane Co., Washington. He was buried in Cremated. Benjamin married (1) Irene Settles in 1918 in Moscow, Latah County, Idaho. Irene died in 1987. Benjamin married (2) Bernice Unknown.
Benjamin Franklin Lewis registered for WWI in Big Fork, Montana, born Jan 6, 1892 at Ainsworth, Nebraska, single, working for Francis Ripke of Big Fork. He said he had served seven years as a cavalryman, rank private.

ii Fred Burr Lewis was born on 4 Jul 1894 in Broken Bow, Custer County, Nebraska. He died on 28 May 1963 in Albuquerque, Valencia Co., New Mexico. He was buried in Sunset Mem. Park, Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico. Fred married (1) Irene Avis Tharp on 27 Aug 1919. Irene was born on 1 Feb 1894. She died on 20 Mar 1939. She was buried in North Bethel Cem, Mahaska County, Iowa. Fred married (2) Ruth Arvilla Balm on 16 May 1941. Ruth was born on 8 Sep 1903 in Cincinnati, Appanoose County, Iowa. She died on 20 Jan 1985 in Amarillo, Potter County, Tx. She was buried in Sunset Mem. Park, Albuquerque, Bernalillo Co., New Mexico.
Fred Burr Lewis registered for WWI in Attica, Iowa, born July 7, 1894 at Broken Bow, Nebraska.
Fred B. Lewis, born at Broken Bow, Nebraska to Frank J. Lewis and Mamie Lowery, married Irene A. Tharp, born in Albia Iowa about 1894, in Albia, Monroe County Iowa on August 27, 1919.

iii Myrtle Marie Lewis

iv Rose Leah Ruth Lewis was born on 24 Jan 1901. She died on 4 Feb 1984. Rose married (1) Jack Wade. Rose married (2) John Good.

v Lloyd Newton Lewis was born on 22 Nov 1903 in Danbury, Red Willow Co., Nebraska. Lloyd married Lottie Lorraine Shulda.
"Lloyd N. Lewis of Denver, a former heavy-machine operator, died Nov. 23, 1999 at Western Hills Health Care Center. He was 96.
Services were Nov. 26 at the Crown Hill Tower of Memories Chapel. Entombment was in the Crown Hill Tower of Memories. He was born Nov. 22, 1903, in Danbury, Neb. On Dec. 24, 1925, he married Lottie Lorraine Shulda in Flagler. He is survived by his wife; a son, Richard, Wheat Ridge; a sister, Beth Hougland, Phoenix; and a granddaughter. "

M vi Kenneth Maxwell Lewis

vii Faye Elizabeth (Beth) Lewis Faye married Wilbur Edward Hougland. Wilbur was born on 13 Aug 1906. He died on 8 Aug 1980 in Denver, Denver Co., Colorado. He was buried on 11 Aug 1980 in Denver, Denver, Denver Co., Colorado.

viii Madison Vhreland Lewis was born on 25 May 1913 in Flagler, Kit Carson Co., Colorado. He died on 26 Feb 1928 in Flagler, Kit Carson Co., Colorado.

Frank J. 1870-1939 # 24558224 is buried in Flagler, Colorado. So is Mamie S. 1873-1961 and Vhreland 1913-1928.
Benjamin cash-claimed a quarter in 14, 7S 42W in 1891.
He might be the Benjamin F. Lewis in 1900 Cherrelyn precinct, Arapahoe County, Colorado, a farm laborer for George E. Burns. Ben was born October 1855 in Vermont, both parents born in Vermont.
Another possible:
Benjamin F. Lewis fought in the United States Civil War for the Union Side. He was listed as being from Colorado. He was a Private G in the 3rd Colorado Cavalry
On December 24, 1896, Laura Lewis filed a claim for pension , after he died November 20, 1896. She filed a claim in 1902 as guardian of James M. and William E. Lewis, minors of said soldier.
Another Benjamin F. Lewis is in Custer County, Colorado in 1880, 35, born in Missouri, with James Lesis 58 and his wife Amanda C. 26, both born in Kentucksy. Cora B. 5 born in Kansas, Martin L. 3 in New Mexico, and Dollie F. newborn in Colorado.

Edward A. Lewis proved up a quarter in 31, 6S 42W in 1895.

John C. Lewis cash-claimed a quarter in 33, 6S 42W in 1891.
Possibly the John C. Lewis, a day laborer in 1900 Park County, Colorado, born May 1857 in Missouri, single, living alone.

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