A-2-6Henry K. Lewter-1 was born in 1802 in NC. He died before 1880 in Limestone County, Al.. He was buried in Smith Cemetery, Lincoln County, Tn.. He marriedLouisa Johnson daughter of Jeremiah P. Johnson and Unknown was born in 1805 in Va.. She died after 1880. She was buried in Smith Cemetery, Lincoln County, Tn...


Henry K. Lewter and Louisa Johnson had the following children:


A-3-38 James W. Lewter was born on 06 Jul 1832 in Tenn.. He married Martha Jane Irvin on 26 Feb 1853 in Lincoln Co., Tenn.. He died on 08 May 1898. He was buried in Smith Cem., Lincoln Co., Tn..


A-3-40 Jeremiah H.W. Lewter was born on 14 Oct 1836 in Giles Co., Tenn.. He married Nancy Billions on 07 Dec 1854 in Limestone County, Ala. By H.R. Bray at Littleton Billings Place. He died on 28 Nov 1918 in Baugh, Giles Co., Tenn. (At Jno. Hall res.). He was buried on 30 Nov 1918 in Smith Cemetery, Lincoln County, Tenn.. He served in W.H. Moore's, Co. A, 55th Tenn. Inf. Civil War.


A-3-41 Nancy E. Lewter was born in Jul 1839 in Tenn.. She married Jonathan J. Power on 09 Dec 1875 in Limestone County, Al..


A-3-42Mary Caroline Lewter was born on 06 Apr 1843 in Tenn.. She died on 23 Feb 1917 in Baugh, Giles County, Tn.. She was buried in Smith Cem. Lincoln County, Tenn..:


A-3-43 Martha N. Lewter was born in 1845 in Tenn.. She died after 1880.


A-3-44. Lucreta Lewter was born in 1848 in Tenn.. She died after 1860.



Notes for Henry K. Lewter:


1. Death certificate for Mary Caroline Lewter


Jeremiah P. Johnson to Henry K. and Louisa Lewter, et.al., recorded in book 37, p. 289 on March 15, 1859. Northampton County, NC


Northampton County, NC deed index:

Henry & Kinchen Luter to Henry Luter et. al., Book 17, p. 135, (division) recorded Nov 11, 1815.

Henry K. Lewter to Wilie Lewter, Book 22, p. 235, recorded Oct 6, 1824

Henry K. Lewter from John White, et. ux., Book 22, p. 348, recorded Oct 5, 1825

Henry K. Lewter to John White, Book 22, p. 349, recorded Oct 6, 1825

Henry K. Lewter, et. al., to John M. Williams, Book 25, p. 178 (sheriff's deed), recorded Aug 20, 1830

"Deeds in the county reveal Willie Lewter purchased on 25 Aug. 1824 (Northampton Co, NC Deed Bk 22, p. 235) from Henry K. Lewter, land which was described as being Henry's part of his father's estate."

JVB, from Belle Lewter West's book


One source states that Henry moved to Tn. with his family in 1830.


1830 Census, Lincoln Co, TN, p. 196

Henry K. Luter 00001-21001

One male of 20 and under 30 (Henry)

Two females under 5 (b. 1826-1830)

One female of 5 and under 10 (b. 1821-1825)

One female of 20 and under 30 (Louisa)

I do not know who these children are--but if they are

the children of Henry & Louisa, then they must have

married about 1824 or earlier.


1836 Tax List, Dist 1, Giles Co, TN:

Henry K. Lewter/Luter listed as Henry K. LATTER. No slaves. No acreage

listed. Dist. No. 1 begins at the southeast corner of Giles Co., the point of

intersection of the southern boundary of Tennessee with the western boundary

of Lincoln Co., running west with the state line to Elk River, thence up sd

river to the Lincoln Co. line, thence south with that line to the beginning.


1840 census, Giles Co., TN


1 male 0-5 (Jeremiah)

1 male 5-10 (James W)

1 male 10-15 (b. 1826-1830--probably 1830, based on no

young males in 1830 census)

1 male 30-40 (Henry)

1 female 0-5 (Nancy)

1 female 15-20 (b. 1821-1825--could this be the same

girl of the 1830 census?))

1 female 30-40 (Louisa)

The two young girls of the 1830 census are no longer in the household.


1850 Census, Giles County, Tenn. 1860 Census Limestone County, Ala.

Lewter, H.K.††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 48 M W NC Farmer

††††††††††††† Louisa††††††††††††††††††††††† 45 F W Va.

†††††††††††† James W.†††††††††††††††††† 18 M W Tn.

†††††††††††† Jeremiah H.W.†††††††††† 14 M W Tn.

†††††††††††† Nancy E.†††††††††††††††††††† 11 F W Tn.

††††††††††† Mary C.††††††††††††††††††††††††† 8 F W Tn.

††††††††††† Martha N.†††††††††††††††††††††† 5 F W Tn.

††††††††††† Lucretia††††††††††††††††††††††††† 2 F W Tn.


1860 Census, Div. 1, Limestone County, Al. 7 June 1860, Page 12

78 78 Lewter, Henry R. 57 M Farmer 300 2300 NC

†††††††††††††††††††††† Louisa 54 F Va.

†††††††††††††††††††††† Nancy E. 20 F Tn.

†††††††††††† †††††††††Mary C. 17 F Tn.

††††††††††††††††††††† Martha N. 14 F Tn.

††††††††††††††††††††† Lucretia 11 F Tn.


1870 Census, Limestone Co., Ala. Township 1, Range 3

10 22 22 Luter, Henry 72 M W Farmer

11†††††††††††††††††††† Eliza 71 F W

12†††††††††††††††††††† Nancy 27 F W

13†††††††††††††††††††† Martha 23 F W

14†††††††††††††††††††† Mary 20 F W


1880 Census, Limestone County, Ala.

Lewter.Lousa 75 F Va.

†††††††††††† Mary C. 36 F Tn.

†††††††††††† Martha N. 34 F Tn.


Register of Deeds, Giles co, TN Volume A 1810-1859.

Grantee=Grantor, Book, date.

H.K. Luter=Sarah Luter, Bk V, 1851 (Henry bought land from mother)


When Henry L. Lewter and Calline Whitt were married on 26 Mar.1876, the ceremony took place at the Henry K. Lewter Place. The license was recorded in Limestone County, Ala


Notes for Louisa Johnson:


1. Death certificate for Mary Caroline Lewter which stated that her motherís maiden name was Johnson.