A-4-245 Charles Champ Lewter, son of John Thomas Lewter and Selia Amanda Crump, was born in 1873. He died on 09 Jan 1965 in Adamsville, Hardin County, Tennessee. He married Virginia Mae Wesson was born on 11 Jan 1879. She died on 08 Jan 1910. She was buried in Adamsville War Memorial Park, Adamsville, McNairy County, Tennessee.

 

Charles Champ Lewter and Virginia Mae Wesson were married on 17 Dec 1903 in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee. They had the following children:

 

A-5-426 Mary Louise Lewter was born on 08 Apr 1906 in Tennessee. She married Hugh L. Yancey on 20 Aug 1922.

 

 

A-4-245 Charles Champ Lewter also married Mattie Duncan.

 

Charles Champ Lewter and Mattie Duncan were married in 1914. They had no children.

 

 

 

Notes for Charles Champ Lewter:

 

Charles Chap Lewter was a "River Man", meaning that he worked on the barges and boats that plied up and down the Tennessee River. He had no children and was living with his mother at the time of the 1930 census.

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Charlie Lewter, age 91, dies 1965

 

McNairy Co. Independent Appeal, Thursday, Jan 14, 1965;page 4

 

Services for Charllie Lewter, 91, were held at 2 p.m. Monday in First Methodist Church in Adamsville.

 

Burial followed in Adamsville Cemetery with Shackelford Funeral Directors.

Mr. Lewter died late Saturday afternoon. He was a Methodist and a Mason.

He leaves a daughter, Mrs. E.C. Vinson of Adamsville, a sister, Mrs. Maggie Farris of Mississippi; four grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and 2 great, great grandchildren.