Faison's Old Tavern Genealogy Project

Elias LewterAge: 78 years18211900

Name
Elias Lewter
Given names
Elias
Surname
Lewter
Birth October 22, 1821 23
Marriage of a parentArthur DavisFereby PowellView this family
March 21, 1826 (Age 4 years)
Birth of a brotherLittleberry Lewter
about 1827 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a half-sisterRebecca Davis
February 22, 1827 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a half-sisterElizabeth Jane “Eliza” Davis
1832 (Age 10 years)

Birth of a half-brotherKinchen Davis
January 1834 (Age 12 years)
MarriageSarah DavisView this family
November 7, 1839 (Age 18 years)
Birth of a half-brotherDrewry T. Davis
about 1839 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a half-brotherWinborn C. Davis
about 1841 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Charity Lewter
about 1842 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Martha A. Lewter
about 1844 (Age 22 years)
Birth of a son
#3
John Thomas Lewter
April 1850 (Age 28 years)
Census September 17, 1850 (Age 28 years)
Death of a wifeSarah Davis
about 1852 (Age 30 years)

Note: Her approximate date of death is deduced from her appearance on 17 Sep 1850 in her husband's 1850 census household record and his re-marriage on 31 Oct 1853.
MarriageMary J. BridgersView this family
October 31, 1853 (Age 32 years)
Witness
Nathaniel Allen will
October 10, 1856 (Age 34 years)
Note: Elias Lewter witnessed the will of Nathaniel Allen.
Witness
Nathaniel Allen will probate
December 1856 (Age 35 years)
Note: Elias Lewter witnessed the will of Nathaniel Allen at its probate hearing.
Commissioner
James Faison property division
January 10, 1859 (Age 37 years)
Deceased principal: James FaisonRelationship
Note: Elias Lewter was named commissioner of the James Faison court ordered property division.
Death of a half-brotherWinborn C. Davis
July 1863 (Age 41 years)
Cause: while a prisoner of war
Note: In a January/February 1864 muster roll for his unit, included in his Compiled Military Service File (see the corresponding source for a multimedia link to the file), he is reported as dead in Union captivity from wounds sustained at Gettysburg, PA on 2 Jul 1863, but his date of death is recorded as unknown.
Death of a half-brotherDrewry T. Davis
March 27, 1865 (Age 43 years)
Cause: of diarrhea while in Union captivity
Burial of a half-brotherDrewry T. Davis
March 1865 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childJoseph T. BrittMartha A. LewterView this family
September 30, 1869 (Age 47 years)
Census August 12, 1870 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Thomas LewterAlice HarrisView this family
about 1872 (Age 50 years)

Death of a half-sisterElizabeth Jane “Eliza” Davis
before 1873 (Age 51 years)

Note: Her date of death upper bound is deduced from the fact that her husband, Carter F. Liles, remarried in July, 1873 (to Ella Edwards). Her daughter, Mary Jane Liles, appears in Carter F. Liles' 1880 census record with his new household. Additionally, her daughter Mary Jane is explicitly remembered in her father's, Arthur Davis', will signed 3 Jan 1879, without mention of Elizabeth Jane.
Death of a motherFereby Powell
before 1878 (Age 56 years)

MarriageSarah V. BottomsView this family
April 27, 1881 (Age 59 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Mattie V. Lewter
September 14, 1882 (Age 60 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Joseph BlytheMattie V. LewterView this family
October 5, 1899 (Age 77 years)
Death March 27, 1900 (Age 78 years)

Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 1, 1821
10 months
himself
6 years
younger brother
Mother’s family with Arthur Davis - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: March 21, 1826Northampton Co., NC, USA
11 months
half-sister
6 years
half-sister
2 years
half-brother
6 years
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
Family with Sarah Davis - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: November 7, 1839Northampton Co., NC, USA
11 years
son
-7 years
daughter
3 years
daughter
Family with Mary J. Bridgers - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 31, 1853Northampton Co., NC, USA
Family with Sarah V. Bottoms - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: April 27, 1881Northampton Co., NC, USA
17 months
daughter

Witness
Elias Lewter witnessed the will of Nathaniel Allen.
Witness
Elias Lewter witnessed the will of Nathaniel Allen at its probate hearing.
Commissioner
Elias Lewter was named commissioner of the James Faison court ordered property division.