A-4-229 James Ruffin Lewter, son of Charles Madison Lewter and Tulahema H. Cheek, was born on 06 Apr 1875 in Orange County, NC. He lived in White Oak

Twp., Wake Co., NC in 1891. He died on 14 Sep 1940 in Durham, Durham County, NC. He was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, Durham County, NC. He married  Ida Lena Jeffreys daughter of Robert L. Jeffreys and Effie Rhodes was born on 22 Feb 1878 in Durham County, NC. She died on 02 Sep 1959 in Durham, Durham County, NC. She was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, Durham County, NC.

 

James Ruffin Lewter and Ida Lena Jeffreys were married on 24 Oct 1899 in Durham County, NC. They had the following children:

 

A-5-402 Waldron Jeffreys Lewter was born on 06 Nov 1902 in NC. He lived in 705 Kent St., Durham, NC in 1963. He died on 28 Jul 1988 in Durham, Durham County, NC. He was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, Durham County, NC.

 

A-5-403 James Ruffin Lewter Jr. was born on 01 Mar 1905 in NC. He lived in 705 Kent St., Durham, NC in 1963. He died on 21 Oct 1963 in Durham, Durham County, NC. He was buried on 23 Oct 1963 in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, Durham County, NC.

 

A-5-404 Mildred Gordon Lewter was born on 01 Feb 1907 in NC. She married Joseph Eric Beckwith on 14 Jul 1948. She died on 21 Feb 1976 in Durham, Durham County, NC.. She was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, Durham County, NC.

 

A-5-405 Wade Olive Lewter was born on 16 Sep 1910 in NC. He married Elizabeth Scott on 05 Jun 1935. He died on 01 Apr 1970 in Durham, Durham County, NC. He was buried on 03 Apr 1970 in Maplewood Cemetery, Durham, Durham County, NC.

 

 

Notes for James Ruffin Lewter:

 

Death certificate

His tombstone gives birth date as 1875.

Marriage Records of Durham County, NC (Marriage record said he was born 1876)

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North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1975

Name: James Ruffin Lewter

Gender: Male

Race: White

Age: 65

Birth Date: 6 Apr 1875

Birth Place: Orange, North Carolina, United States

Death Date: 14 Sep 1940

Death Location: Durham, Durham

Spouse's Name: Ida Jeffreys Lewter

Father's Name: Charles Lewter

Mother's Name: Lula Cheek

Residence: Durham, Durham, North Carolin

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1910 Census, Dist. 41, Durham Ward, Durham County, NC 20 Apr. 1910, page 8A

 

140 153

Lewter, James Head M W 37 Md. 10 yrs. NC NC NC Painter, House

             Ina Wife F W 31 Md. 10 yrs. 3 3 NC NC NC

             Waldron Son M W 10 S NC NC NC

             James Jr. Son M W (?) S NC NC NC

             Mildred Dau. F W 3 S NC NC NC

             Jeffires, Mattie Sis-in-Law F W 34 S NC NC NC Laborer. Factory

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1930 Census, Dist. 13, Durham, Durham County, NC April 25, 1930 page #32A

 

689 651

Lewter, James R. Head Owns 5500 M W 56 Md. @ 26 NC NC NC Painter, House

             Ida Wife F W 52 Md. @ 21 NC NC NC

             Waldron Son M W 27 S NC NC NC Clerk, Rail Road

             James R. Jr. Son M W 25 S NC NC NC Salesman, Drug Store

             Mildred Dau. F W 23 S NC NC NC Sales Lady, Dept. Store

             Wade O. Son M W 19 S NC NC NC Salesman, News Stand

 

 

Notes for Ida Lena Jeffreys:

 

North Carolina, Death Collection, 1908-2004

Name: Ida L Lewter

Race: White

Age: 81

Date of Birth: 1878

Date of Death: 2 Sep 1959

Death County: Durham

Death State: North Carolina

Source Vendor: NC State Archives. North Carolina Deaths, 1908-67