B-2-13 John Wells Lewter son of Matthew Luter and Sarah Parnell was born in 1830 in Autauga County, Al.. He died on 26 Nov 1876 in Overton, Smith County, Tx.. He married  Martha Matilda Dwiggins daughter of James Dwiggins and Sarah Matthews. She was born on 28 Oct 1835 in Nashville, Tn.. She died on 23 Mar 1928 in Sterling City, Tx.. She was buried in Montvale Cemetery, Sterling City, Texas.

 

John Wells Lewter and Martha Matilda Dwiggins were married on 10 Feb 1859 in Smith County, Tx.. They had the following children:

 

B-3-53  Mary Elizabeth Lewter was born on 27 Oct 1859 in Oveton, Smith County, Tx.. She married Randolph Dolphus Jackson on 19 Jan 1877 in Smith County, Tx.. She died on 28 May 1937 in San Angelo, Tom Green County, Tx.. She was buried in Fairmont Cemetery, San Angelo, Tx..

 

B-3-54  Susan Paralee Lewter was born on 27 Jun 1863 in Lindale, Smith County, Tx.. She married William Thomas Latham on 15 Mar 1882 in Mason County, Tx.. She died on 26 Feb 1905 in Sterling City, Sterling County, Tx.. She was buried in Montvale Cemetery, Sterling City, Tx..

 

B-3-55  Daniel Thomas Lewter was born on 20 Jul 1866 in Smith County, Tx.. He married America Brown on 21 Dec 1892 in Sterling City, Sterling County, Tx.. He died on 12 Jan 1942 in Wheeler County, Tx..

 

B-3-56  Ella Jane Lewter was born in 1867.

 

B-3-57  Benjamin Franklin Lewter was born on 16 Jan 1872 in Tx.. He died on 06 Oct 1946 in San Angelo, Tom Green County, Tx.. He was buried on 07 Oct 1946 in Fairmount Cemetery, San Angelo, Texas.

 

B-3-58  Edna Louiser Lewter was born on 25 Sep 1873 in Smith County, Tx.. She died on 07 Nov 1959 in San Diego, Calif..

 

B-3-59  Sarah Florence Lewter was born on 05 Nov 1876 in Smith County, Tx.. She married Thomas J. Blair on 27 Dec 1893 in Sterling City, Sterling County, Tx.. She died on 24 Jul 1960 in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas.

 

 

Notes for John Wells Lewter:

 

Served in Confederate Army, Co. C, 11th Tx. Inf. Roberts Reg.; and Co. D, 15th Tx. Inf.

*********************************************************************                          1860 Census, Canton, Smith County, Tx. 20 Aug. 1860, Page 133

921 926 Lewter, J.W. 30 M Farmer 100 200 Al.

                           Martha 24 F Ms.

                           Mary 8/12 F Tx.

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1870 US CENSUS RECORDS - SMITH COUNTY, TX - INDEX

Lewter Jno 42 0294a Garden Valley Beat

Lewter Martha 35 0294a Garden Valley Beat

Lewter Mary 10 0294a Garden Valley Beat

Lewter P. Arileo 6 0294a Garden Valley Beat

Lewter Thurman 4 0294a Garden Valley Beat

Lewter Ella 3 0294a Garden Valley Beat

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1880 Census, Mason, MasonCounty, Texas

Family History Library Film 1255319 NA Film Number T9-1319 Page #488A

Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's

Birthplace

Susan LUTTER Self W Female W 47 VA Keeps House --- ---

Daniel Thomas LUTTER Son Male W 14 TN At Home TN VA

Hellen J. LUTTER Dau S Female W 12 TX TN VA

Benjamin LUTTER Son S Male W 8 TX TN VA

Edna LUTTER Dau S Female W 6 TX TN VA

Sarah LUTTER Dau S Female W 3 TX TN VA

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1880 Census, Mason, Mason Copunty, Texas

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Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's

Birthplace

Randolph JACKSON Self M Male W 26 MS Freighter --- ---

Mary E. JACKSON Wife M Female W 20 TX Keeps House AL TN

John W. JACKSON Son S Male W 2 TX MS TX

Matilda JACKSON Dau S Female W 1 TX MS TX

Martha LUTTER MotherL Female W 44 TN --- ---