A-3-89  John Thomas Lewter son of Charles C. Lewter and Emily Harriet Carter  was born on 05 Jan 1847 in Alabama. He died on 07 Nov 1903 in Purdy, McNairy County, Tn.. He was buried in Old Purdy Cemetery, McNairy County, Tennessee. He married Selia Amanda Crump daughter of Dr. Richard Walker Crump and Elizabeth L. Steadman. She was born on 11 Mar 1854 in Crump Landing, Hardin County, Tennessee. She died on 18 Jun 1938 in

Savannah, Tennessee. She was buried in Old Purdy Cemetery, McNairy County, Tennessee.

 

John Thomas Lewter and Selia Amanda Crump were married on 23 Jan 1873 in Crump, Hardin, Tennessee, USA. They had the following children:

 

A-4-245  Charles Champ Lewter was born in 1873. He married Virginia Mae Wesson on 17 Dec 1903 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee. He died on 09 Jan 1965 in Adamsville, Hardin County, Tennessee.

 

A-4-246  Margaret Lewter was born on 09 Mar 1881 in Tn.. She married Eber Leon Farris on 12 Aug 1897 in McNairy County, Tn.. She died on 30 Aug 1968 in Potts Camp, Benton County, Mississippi. She was buried in Purdy Cemetery, McNairy County, Tennessee.

 

A-4-247  Richard Crump Lewter was born on 20 Sep 1876 in Tn.. He died on 27 Aug 1899 in Purdy, McNairy County, Tn.. He was buried in Old Purdy Cemetery, Purdy, McNairy County, Tennessee.

 

A-4-248  Otis Lewter was born on 27 Apr 1879 in Tn.. He died on 14 Mar 1880 in McNairy County, Tennessee. He was buried in Old Purdy Cemetery, McNairy County, Tennessee.

 

 

Notes for John Thomas Lewter:

 

1900 Census, Dist. 87, Civil Dist. 19, McNairy County, Tennessee

1 June 1900, Page 1A

Lewter, John T. Head W M Jan. 1844 56 Md. 27 yrs. Ala. SC Miss.

Celia Wife W F 46 Md. Tn. Tn. Tn.

Riggs, Earl Nephew W M Dec. 1881 19 S Tn. Tn. Tn.

(Census too faint for better info)

 

 

Notes for Selia Amanda Crump:

General Notes:

Sources:

1. Historical Records Survey Tennessee Dar GRC repository, Purdy Burying Ground p.2.

4. Obituary for Emily Roten.

5. Crump family Bible.

6. Selie Amanda Crump death certificate.

7. Charles Carter Lewter death certificate.

8. Lewter, Charles C., Hugo Daily News July 26, 1940, pg 1,