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1175. Emily H. M. COMFORT118 was born on 26 September 1819 in Kentucky.1008 She died on 27 May 1896 at the age of 76 in Kosciusko, Attala County, Mississippi.

Marriage Found in a Liahona Marriage Book. Mississippi Marriages 1825-1850.

1850 Census. Town of Kosciusko, Attala Co, MS, Hh 1404.
Ozias Lewis, age 37, Physician, b. CT
Emily, 30, b. KY
Charlotte 12, William 9, Ellen 6, James 4, Harriet A. age 1 - all born Mississippi

Emily's mother's nuncuperative will made in January 1851, makes division to her six children and then named six, none were Emily. As far as is known there were seven children - Emily born a year following her parents' marriage. Maybe Ellen felt Emily had no need of anything - Emily wasn't deceased.

1860 Census. P.O. Kosciusko, Attala Co, MS, Hh 57
Ozias Lewis, age 46, Physician, b CT
Emily, 39, b. KY
William 19, b. MS as were his siblings
Ellen 16. James 13. Harriet 10. Henrietta 7. John 4.
H. S. Shoop, age 21, House Painter, b. Ohio
w. R. Norton, age 26, Hack Driver, b. AL
Joel Lars, age 17, Teamster, b. MS
[they are on the same page with Frances Haden, widow of John M. Haden]

1870 Census. Still in Kosciusko, Hh 93
Emily Lewis, age 49, b. Tenn. [error]
James A., 23, Phsysician, b. MS
Harriette, age 20
Henrietta J. age 17
John, age 14

1880 Census. Kosciusko, Beat 1, Attala Co, MS, Hh 379
J. T. Hammond, age 44, Steam Mill, b. SC
C. E., wife, age 41, b. MS, father b. CT, mother b. KY [Charlotte]
M. E. 21, dau. J. L., 19, Son. Lortie E., 17, Dau. E. H. 16, Dau. M. J. 14, dau. E. W. 9, Dau.
S/A. O. age 6, Son. D. T. 4, son.
Henrietta Lewis, age 26, sister-in-law
E. H. Lewis, age 60, mother-in-law
B. F. Clover, age 22, Clerk in Drug Store, b. MS
R. G. Harlow, 27, butcher, b. TX

FindAGrave.com
Kosciusko City Cemetery
Emily Whitsett Comfort Lewis, wife of Dr. Ozias Lewis
Born: 26 Sep 1819, Died 27 May 1896
Dr. Ozias is also in that cemetery, as is their daughter Henrietta, who never married, and daughter Charlotte who married James T. Hammond.


In 1900, still in Kosciusko, Hh 345
Henrietta J. Lewis, b. Apr 1853, age 47, single, b. MS, father b. CT, mother b. KY
John H., brother, b. Jan 1856, age 44, widowed, Commercial Trav. (drugs)

Emily H. M. COMFORT and Dr. Ozias LEWIS were married on 3 December 1836 in Madison County, Mississippi. Dr. Ozias LEWIS was born on 6 February 1813 in Connecticut.1008 He died on 29 October 1867 at the age of 54 in Kosciusko, Attala County, Mississippi.

Emily H. M. COMFORT and Dr. Ozias LEWIS had the following children:

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Charlotte LEWIS was born on 12 April 1839 in Mississippi.1008 She died on 27 June 1890 at the age of 51 in Kosciusko, Attala County, Mississippi.

1880 Census. Kosciusko, Beat 1, Attala Co, MS, Hh 379
J. T. Hammond, age 44, Steam Mill, b. SC
C. E., wife, age 41, b. MS, father b. CT, mother b. KY [Charlotte]
M. E. 21, dau. J. L., 19, Son. Lortie E., 17, Dau. E. H. 16, Dau. M. J. 14, dau. E. W. 9, Dau.
S/A. O. age 6, Son. D. T. 4, son.
Henrietta Lewis, age 26, sister-in-law
E. H. Lewis, age 60, mother-in-law
B. F. Clover, age 22, Clerk in Drug Store, b. MS
R. G. Harlow, 27, butcher, b. TX

Charlotte married James Theodore Hammond.
They are buried Kosciusko City Cemetery, Her stone is inscibed "Wife of J. T. Hammond"

James was born 10 Oct 1835, died 4 Apr 1912. He apparently had a second wife, there is another stone at Kosciusko Cemetery for Ella Blake Hammond, born 1928, with no death date, but the stone says "wife of J. T. Hammond" and also notes she was born Kershaw Dist., SC

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William LEWIS was born in 1841 in Mississippi.1008

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iii.

Ellen LEWIS was born in 1844 in Mississippi.1008

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iv.

James LEWIS was born in 1846 in Mississippi.1008

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Harriet A. LEWIS was born in 1849 in Mississippi.1008

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Henrietta LEWIS was born on 4 April 1853 in Attala County, Mississippi. She died on 23 January 1930 at the age of 76 in Kosciusko, Attala County, Mississippi.

Henrietta never married. She is buried Kosciusko City Cemetery.

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John LEWIS was born in 1856 in Attala County, Mississippi.