C-3-56 William Elias Lewter, known as Billy , son of Elias Lewter and Sally Vick Bottom, was born on 01 Nov 1884 in Galatia, Northampton County, NC. He died on 05 Jan 1959 in Crowells Cross Rds, Halafax County, NC. He was buried

in Lewter Family Cemetery, Northampton County, NC. He married  Edna Lee Garris daughter of James Alfred Garris and Elizabeth B. Joyner. She was born on 31 Oct 1885 in Northampton County, NC. She died on 02 Apr 1914 in Halifax County, NC. She was buried in Lewter Family Cemetery, Northampton County, NC.

 

William Elias Lewter and Edna Lee Garris were married on 03 Jan 1907 in Northampton County, NC. They had the following children:

 

C-4-76 Arnie Lee Lewter was born on 05 May 1909 in Galatia, Northampton County, NC. She died on 02 Aug 1993 in 1993 Morehead City, Carteret County, NC.

 

C-4-77 Margarie Lewter was born in Dec 1910 in NC. She died in Nov 1984.

 

C-4-78 Roger William Lewter was born on 27 Dec 1913 in Rosemary, Northampton County, NC. He died on 19 Jun 1914 in Rosemary, Halifax County, NC. He was buried in Lewter Family Cemetery, Northampton County, NC.

 

 

Notes for William Elias Lewter:

 

1. Delayed birth certificate filed in Northampton County.

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1910 Census, Wiccacanee, Northampton County, NC, 7 May 1910, Page 19A

215 Lewter, William E. Head M W 25 Md. 3 yrs. NC NC NC Farmer

                    Edna L. Wife F W 24 Md. 3 yrs. 1 1 NC NC NC

                   Sara E. Dau. F W 11/12 S NC NC NC

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1930 Census, Dist. 27, Roanoke Rapids, Halifax County, NC

Apr. 7, 1930, Page 11A

170 174 Lewter, William E. Head Owns $8000 M W 44 Md.@21 yrs. NC NC NC Merchant, Dry Goods

                          Catty M. Wife F W 33 md.@18 yrs. NC NC NC

                          Annie S. Dau. F W 20 S NC NC NC

                          Margie L. Dau. F W 18 S NC NC NC

                          Nellie M. Dau. F W 13 S NC NC NC

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World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918

Name: William Elias Lewter

City: Not Stated

County: Halifax

State: North Carolina

Birth Date: 1 Nov 1884

Race: White

Occupation: Merchant, Self Employed

Nearest Relative: Cottie May Lewter

Height: Medium

Build: Medium

Eyes: Light Blue

Hair: Black

Roll: 1765649

DraftBoard: 0

 

 

Notes for Edna Lee Garris:

 

North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-2004

Name: Edna L Lewter

Race: White

Age: 28

Date of Birth: 1886

Date of Death: 2 Apr 1914

Death County: Halifax

Death State: North Carolina

Source Vendor: NC State Archives. North Carolina Deaths, 1908-67