James A. LEWIS


JAMES A. LEWIS, one of the few Americans residing in this town, was born in Wyoming county, New York, on the 16th of March, 1843. When about fourteen years of age, the family came to Jefferson county, Wisconsin, where James resided until 1862. He then enlisted in Company D, of the Twentieth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and served for three and a half years. Returning to his former home on the farm, he remained until 1878, when he came to his present farm. On the 26th of March, 1877, Mr. Lewis married Miss Elizabeth Bundle, of England. They have been blessed with three daughters; Edith M., Cora Ann, (deceased) and Jessie Mable.

History of the Upper Mississippi Valley (1881) p. 366 [St George]

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