Jacob C Lewis

M, #6220, b. between 1797 and 1798, d. 1882
Father*Jacob Lewis (aka Jacob Lewis COFFINBERRY) b. 15 Apr 1755, d. 23 Jun 1840
Mother*Ruth Elizabeth Cooper Curtis d. b 1810
ChartsCoffinberry (maternal side) - Closs Kaffenberger
Reference126.5
Birth*between 1797 and 1798 Jacob C Lewis was born between 1797 and 1798 at Ohio Co., West Virginia, near Wheeling. 
(Witness) Census1810August 1810 He is assumed to be one of the household of Jacob Lewis (aka Jacob Lewis COFFINBERRY) in the 1810 census, Ohio Co., West Virginia, who has pg 8 1m0-10 (John?) 1m10-16 (Jacob Jr) 1m16-25 (Aaron) 1m45+ (Jacob Sr) 2f0-10 1f10-16 (Mary, Sarah, and Nancy). 
Marriage*25 November 1821 Jacob C Lewis married Rebecca Rice on 25 November 1821 at Tyler Co., West Virginia, Marr per bk 1 pg 7. 
Occupation* Jacob C Lewis was a miller and operated grist mills in Cass Co IA and Sarpy Co NE. Lived for a time in Cincinnati OH, and Randolph Co IN.1 
Census1830*1830 He was the head of the household in the 1830 census, pg 175, Tyler Co., West Virginia, with 2m0-5 (Daniel & John) 1m5-10 (?) 1m30-40 (Jacob) 2f0-5 (?) 1f20-30 (Rebecca). 
Census18401840 He was the head of the household in the 1840 census, pg 473, Riley Twnshp, Vigo Co., Indiana, with Lewis, Jacob 1m0-5 (Jacob), 1m5-10 (Peter), 2m10-15 (John, Daniel), 1m15-20 (?), 1m40-50 (Jacob), 1f5-10 (Ruth), 2f15-20 (?, ?), 1f30-40 (Rebecca). Same page as brother Aaron. 
Census18501850 He appeared on the 1850 census as the head of household, pg 54b #210-214, Washington Twnshp, Randolph Co., Indiana, along with Rebecca Rice, John Lewis, Daniel Lewis, Peter Lewis, Ruth Lewis, Jacob Rice Lewis, Martha Lewis, William H Lewis and Sarah Jane Lewis . His info on the census included Lewis, Jacob C 53 b.PA farmer $500. 
Census18601860 Jacob C Lewis appeared on the 1860 census as the head of household, pg 66 #477-453, Palmyra, Warren Co., Iowa, along with Rebecca Rice, William H Lewis, Sarah Jane Lewis and Mary A Lewis . His info on the census included Lewis, Jacob C 62 b.PA Miller $300-$200. 
(InHomeOf) Census18701870 Jacob C Lewis appeared on the 1870 census in the household of William H Lewis, pg 6 #48-48, Cass, Cass Co., Iowa. His info on the census included - Lewis, Jacob 73 b.VA. 
(InHomeOf) Census18801880 Jacob C Lewis appeared on the 1880 census in the household of Joseph Lewis, pg 26b #235-241, Washington, Warren Co., Iowa. His info on the census included - Lewis Jacob C 82 v.VA retired miller (has acute rheumatism.) 
Death*1882 Jacob C Lewis died in 1882 at Palmyra, Warren Co., Iowa. 
Burial* He was buried at Palmyra Cemetery? 
Researcher19 July 2002  As of 19 July 2002, Ray Roberts - RRoberts@dkwlaw.com and Lisaandray36@aol.com is researching the line of Jacob C Lewis: Provided this information: As described in the Daily Oil Review of Sistersville, WV, published in 1896, Jacob Lewis, Jr., was instrumental in obtaining a promise from a Baptist preacher named Jeremiah Dale, who was the pastor in a church in Marietta, Ohio, to preach in Long Reach Bottom (near Jacob's home) if a meeting place could be found. Jacob Lewis arranged for the services to be conducted at the home of William Johnson. Neither Jacob Lewis or William Johnson were Baptists, but it was through their efforts that the First Baptist Church in Tyler County was organized. 
Researcher*13 December 2003  As of 13 December 2003, Debra Spencer (Mrs Dean) - dlswible@aol.com, 355 P Rd, Douglas, NE, 68344-8904, is researching the line of Jacob C Lewis: Partial info from family group sheets by her. 
(Witness) DNA-Coffinberry  He and Jacob Lewis (aka Jacob Lewis COFFINBERRY), Jacob Rice Lewis, Wallace Lewis, Nancy Ankrom, Sarah Jane Lewis, Rachel Lewis, Kathryn Ann Rhinehart, George Ludwig (Lewis) Coffinberry (Immigrant 1752), Jacob Edwin Lewis, Kenneth Pearson Lewis, Sarah Lewis, Catherine Jane Ferrell, Emma Adeline Pipes, Estella Mae 'Peggy' Ferrell, Eleanor Mae Ash, George Lewis Coffinberry, Nancy Coffinberry, Jacob Wolf Coffinberry, Charles Carrol Coffinberry, Milton M Coffinberry, Clarence Milton Coffinberry and Closs Kaffenberger have autosomal DNA in common. See the attached spreadsheet to see how all these people are related via DNA.
Relationships3rd great-granduncle of Kathryn Ann Rhinehart
Great-granduncle of Estella Mae 'Peggy' Ferrell

Family

Rebecca Rice b. 15 Jan 1803
Marriage*25 November 1821 Jacob C Lewis married Rebecca Rice on 25 November 1821 at Tyler Co., West Virginia, Marr per bk 1 pg 7. 
Children
Last Edited26 Jan 2017

Citations

  1. [S1559] Pioneer Lewis Families Volume V, Michael Cook Evd #1559.