C-2-23. James Madison Lewter son of Willie Lewter and Mary Mariah Porter  was born on 25 May 1826 in Northampton County, NC. He died on 16 Apr 1866. He married Maria Louisa Davis daughter of Edward H. Davis. She was born on 15 Jan 1827 in Halifax Co., NC. She died on 23 Jun 1871.


James Madison Lewter and Maria Louisa Davis were married on 16 Apr 1846 in Halifax County, NC. They had the following children:


C-3-59  Mary Roxana Lewter was born on 02 May 1848 in Tillery, Halifax County, North Carolina. She died on 11 Dec 1913 in Tillery, Halifax County, North Carolin.


C-3-60  James E. Lewter was born in 1850 in Halifax County, NC.


C-3-61  Susan T. Lewter was born in 1853 in Halifax County, NC.


C-3-62  Frederick Augustus Lewter was born on 14 Dec 1854 in Halifax County, NC. He married Linnie Wilkins Holshouser on 18 Nov 1885 in Orange County, Fla.. He died on 06 Mar 1924 in Orlando, Orange County, Florida. He was buried on 08 Mar 1924 in Greenwood Cem., Orlando, Orange Co., Florida.


C-3-63  John T. Lewter was born in Mar 1860 in Halifax County, NC. He died in Jul 1895 in Halifax County, NC. He was buried in Trinity Episcopal Cemetery, Scotland Neck, Halifax County, NC.


C-3-64  Zaida Lewter was born in Nov 1866. She married Edward A. Everett on 15 Jan 1888 in Orange Co., Fl.. She died on 24 May 1914 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.



Notes for James Madison Lewter:


1860 Census, Eastern Div., Halifax County, NC

14 July 1860, Page 75

617 603 Lewter, James M. 34 M Farmer 12,000 40,000 Northampton County, NC

                           Maria 33 F Halifax County, NC

                           Mary R. 12 F "

                           James E. 10 M "

                           Susan T. 7 F "

                           Frederic A. 5 M "

                           Julian D. 3 M "

                           John 4/12 M "

              Dicken, Henry 20 M Farm Overseer "

              Banks, Virginia 30 F Teacher Hertford County, NC


1870 Census, Caledonia, Halifax County, NC

22 Sept. 1870, Page 39

308 Lewter, M.L. 41 F W Farmer 17000 1000 NC

       Saunders, Roxanna 21 F W At Home NC

        Lewter, Susan 17 F W NC

                     Frederic 18 M W NC

                    John 10 M w NC

                    Gada 5 F W NC

       Saunders, Willie 2 M W NC

                        Maggie 11/12 F W NC


1880 Census, Scotland Neck, Halifax County, North Carolina

Family History Library Film 1254966 NA Film Number T9-0966 Page #425B

CRUMP, Walter M. 29 M W Married Head Va Va Va (1851) Coach Maker

Lewter, John T. 20 M W Single Bro.in Law NC NC NC (1860) Black Smith

Zaida 14 F W Single Sis.in Law NC NC NC (1866)


North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868

Groom: James M Lewter

Bride: Maria L Davis

Bond date: 16 Apr 1846

Bond #: 000063253

Level Info North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868

Image Number: 002017

County: Halifax

Record #: 01 120

Bondsman: John H. Davis



Notes for Maria Louisa Davis:


Will Book 4, Page 288 & Deed Book 71, Page 437, Halifax County, NC.