A-4-109 William Nickles Lewter, also known as Buck , son of Jeremiah H.W. Lewter and Nancy Billions, was born on 29 Aug 1863 in Alabama. He died on 17 Nov 1909 in Lincoln County, Tennessee. He was buried in Malone Cem., Lincoln County, Tennessee. He married Clara Susan Merrill daughter of James Sterling Merrill and Louisa Josephine (Josie) Reed. She was born on 17 Apr 1868 in Lincoln Co., Tennessee. She died on 01 Apr 1940 in Giles Co., Tennessee. She was buried in Malone Cem., Lincoln County, Tennessee.


William Nickles Lewter and Clara Susan Merrill were married on 20 Oct 1896 in Lincoln Co., Tennessee. They had the following children:


A-5-269 Jennie Ethel Lewter was born on 15 Oct 1897 in Lincoln County, Tn.. She married Joel Young Walker on 06 Aug 1914 in Lincoln Co., Tn.. She died on 04 Jan 1927 in Elkton, Giles County, Tn..


A-5-270 Jerry Sterling Lewter was born on 20 Oct 1899 in Limestone County, Al.. He married Ozella Boggs on 28 Sep 1919 in Blanch, Lincoln County, Tn.. He died on 23 Oct 1973 in Decatur, Morgan County, Alabama. He was buried in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, Limestone County, Al..


A-5-271 William Carlton Lewter was born on 19 Oct 1901. He married Irene McNeese on 10 Aug 1927 in Giles County, Tn.. He died on 11 Mar 1949 in Dist. #3, Lincoln County, Tn.. He was buried on 12 Mar 1949 in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, Limestone County, Al..


A-5-272 Ernest Hugh Lewter was born on 10 Mar 1905 in Madison Co., Al.. He married Alcie Maud Vickers on 17 Oct 1931 in Madison County, Al.. He died on 17 Jun 1975 in Dellrose, Lincoln County, Tn.. He was employed as a Retired Railroad Employee. He was buried in Gatlin Cemetery, Ardmore, Limestone County, Al..


A-5-273 Myrel Lorene Lewter was born on 26 May 1908 in Lincoln County, Tn.. She lived in Delrose, Tn. in 1933. She married Robert B. Walden on 10 Jun 1933 in Giles County, Tn.. She died on 02 Feb 2002 in Bellbrook, Greene County, Oh..




A-4-109 William Nickles Lewter also married Martha E. Claunch. She was born in 1863 in Tn..


William Nickles Lewter and Martha E. Claunch were married on 18 Apr 1880 in Lincoln Co., Tn.. They had the following children:


A-5-274 George Lewter was born in 1883. He died when he was 28 yrs. old..


A-5-275 Lucinda C. Lewter was born in 1888 in Al.. She married John Houston Morgan on 15 Jan 1908 in Limestone County, Al..



Notes for William Nickles Lewter:


Tombstone reads "William N. Lewter".


Info establishing the parentage of William N. provided by Mrs. Ozell Boggs Lewter, widow of Jerry Sterling Lewter, in a letter dated Feb. 1975. She stated that her info obtained from the Family Bible.


Info supported by letter written to me by Mr. Earnest Hugh Lewter Sr. March 31, 1975.


Wedding announcement in the Fayetteville Observer for 22 Oct. 1896, gives names as W.L. Lewter & Susie C. Williams. Susie was born Apr., 1868, So, she could have been married by 1883.


1880 Census, Limestone County, Al.

William N. Lewter 17 (1963) M W Married Al. Farmer Tn Tn

Martha E. 17 (1863) F W Married Tn Keeping House Tn Tn


1900 Census, Civil Dist. 17, Lincoln County, Tn. 2 June 1900, Page 1B

18 18 Luter, Buck Head W M Aug. 1864 35 Md. 4 yrs. Al. Al. Al. Farmer

                    Susan Wife W F Apr. 1868 33 Md. 4 yrs. 4 4 Tn. Tn. Tn.

                   George Son W M Jun. 1883 16 S Al. Al. Tn.

                   Lucinda May Dau. W F Jan. 1889 10 S Al. Al. Tn.

                   Jennie Ethel Dau. W F Oct. 1897 2 S Al. Al. Tn.

                   Sterling Son W M Oct. 1899 7/12 S Tn. Al. Tn.


1910 Census, Civil Dist. 12, Lincoln County, Tn. 28 Apr. 1910 Page 10A

186 188 Lewter, Susie Head F W 43 Wid. 5 5 Tn. Tn. Tn. Farmer

                           Jennie Dau. F W 12 S Al. Tn. Tn.

                           William Son M W 8 S Tn. Tn. Tn.

                           Earnest Son M W 5 S Tn. Tn. Tn.

                           Jerry Son M W 3 S Al. Tn. Tn.

                           Myrtle Dau. F W 1 11/12 Al. Tn. Tn.


1920 Census, Civil Dist. 7, Lincoln County, Tn. 20 Jan. 1920, Page 7B

148 153 Luter, Susie Head Owns F W 52 Wid. Tn. Tn. Tn. Farmer

                        William Son M W 18 S Tn. Al. Tn.

                        Earnest Son M W 15 S Al. Al. Tn.

                       Myrtle Dau. F W 11 S Al. Al. Tn.

             Walker, Jennie E. Dau. F W 22 Md. Al. Al. Tn.

                           Merril Y. Gr. Son M W 4 7/12 Tn. Tn. Al.

                           Ammie S. Gr. Dau. F W 2/12 Tn. Tn. Al.

                          Joel Son-in-Law M W 32 Md. Tn. Tn. Tn.


1930 Census, Dist. 9, Giles County, Tn. Apr. 8, 1930 Page 3B

48 48 Lewter, Susie Head Rents $7.50 F W 52 Wid. Tn. Tn. Tn. No Occupation

Ernest Son M W 25 S Tn. Tn. Tn. Farmer

Lurene Dau. F W 21 S Tn. Tn. Tn.


According to his death certificate, he committed suicide.


W.N. LEWTER (white male)

Died Nov 18, 1909, 17th Dist Lincoln co

47 years old, b. in Limestone co, AL, married, farmer

Cause of death: "killed his self"