A-4-57 William Edwin Lewter son of William S. Lewter and Elizabeth Caledona Bledsoe,  was born on 06 Mar 1861 in Ardmore, Giles County, Tennessee. He died on 12 Sep 1934 in Bluegrove, Clay County, Texas. He was buried in Bluegrove Cemetery, Bluegrove, Clay County, Texas. He married Mary Jane Majors daughter of Isaac Majors and Rhoda Paysinger. She was born on 01 Oct 1860 in Tennessee. She died on 21 May 1932 in Bluegrove, Clay County, Texas. She was buried in Bluegrove Cemetery, Bluegrove, Clay County, Texas.

 

William Edwin Lewter and Mary Jane Majors were married on 05 Sep 1884 in Giles Co., Tn.. They had the following children:

 

A-5-115 Dona E. Lewter was born on 28 Nov 1885 in Blooming Grove, Navarro County, Texas.. She died on 16 Mar 1981 in Henrietta, Clay County, Texas. She was buried in Bluegrove Cemetery, Bluegrove, Clay County, Texas..

 

A-5-116 William Arthur Lewter was born on 23 Jul 1887 in Blooming Grove, Navarro County, Texas.. He died in Oct 1969 in Hammon, Roger Mills, Oklahoma. He was buried in Fairlawn Cemetery, Beckham Co. OK.

 

A-5-117 Minnie Lela Mae Lewter was born on 01 Oct 1890 in Bluegrove, Clay County, Texas.. She married John Benjamin Dubberly on 12 Dec 1909 in Bluegrove, Clay County, Texas.. She died on 27 Dec 1980 in Austin, Travis County, Texas.. She was buried in Bluegrove Cemetery, Bluegrove, Clay County, Texas..

 

A-5-118 Oscar Barry Lewter was born on 17 Nov 1892 in Bluegrove, Clay County, Tx.. He died on 05 Dec 1982 in Sweetwater, Nolan, Texas. He was buried in Garden of Memories, Sweetwater, Nolan County, Tx..

 

A-5-119 Effie Lee Lewter was born on 11 Dec 1894 in Bluegrove, Clay County, Tx.. She died on

29 Jan 1989 in Henrietta, Clay County, Tx.. Her Social Security Number was 451-38-6432.

She was buried in Bluegrove Cemetery, Bluegrove, Clay County, Tx..

 

A-5-120 Ethel Zena Lewter was born on 13 Nov 1896 in Bluegrove, Clay County, Tx.. She died on

17 Dec 2004 in Henrietta, Clay County, Tx.. Her Social Security Number was 451-38-6433

Tx.. She was buried in Bluegrove Cemetery, Bluegrove, Clay County, Tx..

 

 

Notes for William Edwin Lewter:

 

Kinchen Lewter's estate settlement records of 1876 says that "Edward" (aka

W. E.) is a citizen of Alabama, and that Zeno Grubbs of Lincoln Co, TN is

his guardian.. William was raised by Zeno and Susan Grubbs - Susan was a sister of Elizabeth.

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1880 census, Lincoln co, TN, District 17, p. 207D.

Jas. A. GRUBBS, Self, M, M, W, 36, Farmer, TN, VA, VA (This is Zeno!)

Susan H., Wife, F, M, W, 33, TN, TN, TN (maiden Bledsoe)

Mary E., Dau, F, S, W, 7, TN, TN, TN

William, Son, M, S, W, 3, TN, TN, TN

Mistoure (Missourie) A. GRUBBS, (Zeno's) Sister, F, S, W, 28, TN, TN, TN

William E. GRUBBS, (Susan's) Nephew, M, S, W, 19, TN, TN, TN (this is

William Edward LEWTER!)

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According to the RootsWeb WorldConnect website for Deborah Cooper

(cooper@beecreek.net) Mary Jane Majors was to marry another. Her father did

not approve of William Lewter. At the engagement party, William appeared on

horseback, put Mary Jane on the horse with him, and rode off. They married

and had six children. I wrote to Deborah but she never responded, and then

she removed the file from the website (2002).

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1900 census, Clay co, TX (this is online:

http://www.wf.net/~fmaier/Clay_1900.html)

LEISTER, William E., head, 39, AL, TN TN 72- 87 (should be LEWTER)

                 Mary J., wife, 40 TN TN TN

                 Dona E., dau, 14 TX AL TN

                 William A., son, 12 TX AL TN

                 Minnie L., dau, 9 TX AL TN

                 Oscar B., son, 7 TX AL TN

                 Effie L., dau, 5 TX AL TN

                 Zanie E., dau, 3 TX AL TN

********************************************************************************************1910 Census, Dist. 35, Justice Prect. 5, Clay County, Tx. 4 May 1910, Page 18A

202 204 Lewter, William E. Head M W 49 md 25 yrs. Tn. Tn. Tn. Farmer

                           Mary J. Wife F W 50 md 25 yrs. 6 6 Tn. Tn. Tn.

                           William A. Son M W 22 S Tx. Tn. Tn.

                          Oscar B. Son M W 17 S Tx. Tn. Tn.

                          Effie L. Dau. F W 15 S Tx. Tn. Tn.

                          Zena E. Dau. F W 13 S Tx. Tn. Tn.

                          Meagers, Isaac B. Father -in-Law M W 75 Wid. Tn. Tn. Ga.

********************************************************************************************1920 Census, Justice Precinct 5, Clay County, Tx. 21 - 24 Jan. 1920, Page 18B

159 159 Luter, W.E. Head M W 58 md. Tn. Tn. Tn. Farmer

                        Mary Wife F W 60 md. Tn. Tn. Tn.

********************************************************************************************1930 Census, Dist. 9, Henrietta, Clay County, Tx. Apr. 12, 1930, Page 2B

53 53 Lewter, William E. Head M W 69 md. at 24 Al. Al. Al.

Mary Wife F W 70 md. at 25 Tn. Tn. Tn.

********************************************************************************************His official death certificate has him listed as William Leuter

 

Notes for Mary Jane Majors:

 

Mary Jane was to have wed another man as her father did not approve of William Lewter. At the engagement party William appeared on horseback, put Mary Jane on the horse and rode off. They married and had six children.

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Official death certificate has her listed as Leuter.