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374. David L. LEWIS was born on 26 June 1842 in Louisana. He died on 11 June 1902 at the age of 59 in Orange, Otero County, New Mexico.

Believe he has marker in Cienega Cemetery, Otero Co NM - on FindAGrave.

1870 Census. Medina Co, TX, Hh 380, next door to his father
David Lewis, 27, Wheelwright, b. TX
Olive, age 20
Samuel 3. Jane, 11 months.

1880 Census. Bandera Co, TX, Hh 68, next door to his father
David Lewis, wheelwright, b. TX
Olive, 30, wife, b. TX, parents b. VA
Samuel T., 12, son
Jane E. 10, daughter
Anne, 5, Daughter
Martin V., 3, son
L. M., age 1, daughter
Charley [faded out]

1900 Census. Bandera Co TX, Hh 114
David Lewis, b. Oct 1842, age 47, married 35 years, b. TX, father b. LA, mother b. TN, Farmer
Olive A., wife, b. Jan 1845, age 51, 12 children - 11 are living, b. TX, father b. TN, mother b. MO
David C., son, b. Dec 1881, age 18 - all children born in Texas
Olief A, dau, b. Sep 1886, age 13
John A, son, b. Sep 1887, age 12
Isiac D, son, b. Jul 1890, age 9
Denman F., son, b. Aug 1894, age 5

1910 Census. Otero Co, NM, Hh 9
Olief A. Lewis, age 59, widow, 12 children -11 are living
Dempson I, son, age 18
Denmon F., son, age 15
Hh 10
Sam T. Lewis, age 42 and family

David L. LEWIS and Oleif Anne JONES were married on 28 September 1865 in Bexar County, Texas. Oleif Anne JONES, daughter of Samuel C. JONES and Elizabeth Jane MARTIN, was born on 10 January 1849 in Texas. She died on 24 December 1930 at the age of 81 in Alamogordo, Otero County, New Mexico.

Although her name was spelled Olive in early censuses, it later morphed into Oleif - that's what is on her grave marker.

Buried with David, Cienaga Cemetery, Otero Co, NM.

David L. LEWIS and Oleif Anne JONES had the following children:



Denman Franklin LEWIS Sr was born on 2 August 1894 in Bandera County, Texas. He died on 28 February 1977 at the age of 82 in Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico.

Buried Cienega Cemetery, Otero Co, NM