A-4-212. Japheth Vel Lewter, son of Johnson Olive Lewter and Angerona Frances Council,  was born on 09 Jul 1889 in William Twp., Chatham County, NC. He died on 23 Aug 1979 in Apex, Wake County, NC. His Social Security Number was 242 58 1135. He was buried in Bell's Baptist Church Cemetery, Chatham County, NC. He married  Ina Stone daughter of Alphius Stone and Nomie Herndon. she was born on 25 Jul 1890 in Chatham County, NC. She died on 20 Mar 1983 in Chatham County, NC. Her Social Security Number was 238

25 9194. She was buried in Bell's Baptist Church Cemetery, Chatham County, NC.

 

Japheth Vel Lewter and Ina Stone were married on 18 Jan 1917 in Chatham County, NC. They had the following children:

 

A-5-373 Alpheus Johnson Lewter was born on 28 Oct 1917 in Chatham County, NC. He served in the US Army. On 14 Jul 1944 (134th Infantry Regiment, WW II). He married Edna Lee Harward on 23 Nov 1946 in Center, Chatham County, NC. He died on 05 Dec 2008 in Chatham County, NC. He was buried on 07 Dec 2008 in Bell's Baptist Church, Chatham County, NC.

 

A-5-374 Hugh Odell Lewter was born on 27 May 1919 in NC. He married Mary Ann Wilkins in Apr 1955. He died on 10 Jan 1993 in Apex, Wake County, NC.

 

 

A-5-375 Carthia Jenius Lewter was born on 20 Apr 1922 in New Hope Twp., Chatham County, NC. He married Clydia Clayton on 27 Mar 1962. He died on 12 Sep 1987 in Durham, Durham County, NC. He was buried in Bells Baptist Church Cemetery, Chatham County, NC.

 

 

Notes for Japheth Vel Lewter:

 

1. Death Records, Wake County, NC

2, Cemeteries, Chatham County, NC

3. Japheth birthdate per original WWI Draft card online at Ancestry.com.

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1920 Census, Dist. 17, New Hope Twp., Chatham County, NC 12 & 13 March 1920, Page 6B

120 122 Lewter, Japeth Head Owns M W 30 Md. NC NC NC Farmer

                           Ina Wife F W 29 Md. NC NC NC

                           Alpheus Son M W 2 10/12 S NC NC NC

                           Odel Son M W 7/12 S NC NC NC

                           Noel Brother M W 17 S NC NC NC None

 

 

 

Notes for Ina Stone:

 

Katherine Womble Stone

 

APEX -- Katherine Womble Stone, 94, of 2381 Farrington Road, died Thursday, December 22, 2005, at Laurels of Chatham, Pittsboro.

 

She was a native of Chatham County. Mrs. Stone was the oldest member of Bells Baptist Church, where a service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 24, 2005. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The Reverend Rick Washington will officiate.

 

She was a special friend to all that knew her. She is survived by her niece, Virginia W. Smith and husband, Paul, of Washington State, Elizabeth (Lib) Mason and husband, B.L. of Apex; nephews, Tommy Womble and wife, Mary Alice, of Bridgewater, VA, Gene Womble and wife, Annette, of Pittsboro, Alpheus Lewter and wife, Edna, of Apex, and Billy S. McCoy of Apex.

 

The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, December 23, 2005, at Apex Funeral Home, 550 W. Williams St. (Hwy 55), Apex, and at all other times at the home of B.L. and Lib Mason, 1522 Farrington Road, Apex. Memorials may be made to Bell's Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 1274 Farrington Road, Apex, NC 27523

 

Durham Hearald