Susannah Oliver1

#77, (1793 - 20 September 1838)
Relationship2nd great-grandmother of William David Lewis
Father*John Oliver (bt 1760 - 1770 - b 1840)
Mother*Nancy Jane Reese (bt 1760 - 1770 - bt 1831 - 1839)

Family

Colonel John Lewis b. 1790, d. 1856
Children 1. Robert Alexander Lewis+11 (1814 - 1848)
 2.Patsy Lewis11 (1816 - 1822)
 3.Jane Lewis+11 (1818 - 1849)
 4.John Lewis11 (1819 - 1822)
 5.James A. Lewis11 (1822 - 1839)
 6.Elizabeth Lewis+11 (1824 - 1882)
 7.Nancy Lewis+11 (1827 - 1885)
 8.Martha Lewis+11 (1828 - 1884)
Her married name was Lewis.2 
Birth*1793She was born in 1793 at KentuckyG.3,1 
between 1802 and 1805She removed with John Oliver and Nancy Jane Reese to Christian Co., KentuckyG, between 1802 and 1805 prob. route through Tennessee.4,5 
between 1811 and 1812She removed to at Knox (now Posey) Co., IndianaG, between 1811 and 1812, poss. with the Downen brothers.6 
Marriage*15 October 1811She married Colonel John Lewis, son of Alexander Lewis and Mary Fife, on 15 October 1811 at Christian Co., KentuckyG.7
between 1809 and 1814She and Colonel John Lewis removed to Indiana Territory, Knox (now Posey) Co., IndianaG, between 1809 and 1814.8 
7 August 1820She and Colonel John Lewis appeared on the census of 7 August 1820 at Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG.9
1830She and Colonel John Lewis appeared on the census of 1830 at Marrs Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG; 2 unk males.10
Death*20 September 1838She died on 20 September 1838 at Posey Co., IndianaG.1 
Burial*22 September 1838She was buried on 22 September 1838 at Calvin Cemetery, Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG; est. date.1 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis

Citations

  1. [S49] Calvin (aka Colvin, Crunk) Cemetery, Posey Co. IN [Findagrave], online findagrave.com, modern large grave marker: John Lewis (1790 - 1856; Susan Oliver Lewis (1793 - 1838); "Their Children" Robert Alexander Lewis (1814 - 1848), Patsy Lewis (1816 - 1822), Jane Lewis (1818 - 1849), John Lewis (1819 - 1822), James Lewis (1822 - 1839), Elizabeth Lewis (1824 - 1882), Nancy Lewis (1827-1885), Martha Lewis (1828 - 1884); "buried here at Colvin[sic] Cemetery."
  2. [S49] Calvin Cemetery, Posey Co., online findagrave.com, nw marker for Jon and Susannah.
  3. [S17] 1880 U.S. Federal Census. John (51), farmer), b. IN, father b. TN, mother b. IN; Nancy (54), b. IN, parents b. KY.
  4. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Joseph (45), b. KY; son William b. SC 1802, son Joseph b. KY 1805.
  5. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. William (60), farmer, b. SC; son William b. SC 1802, son Joseph b. KY 1805.
  6. [S565] Josiah Downen Family, online Ancestry.com, "In 1811, Timothy accompanied his brothers David [marr. to John Oliver's dau. Elizabeth, Susannah's sister], William, Job, and Josiah Jr. to the southwest corner of the Indiana Territory, which was soon to become Posey County."
  7. [S50] Kentucky Marriage Records 1802-1850, online Ancestry.com, John Lewis and Susannah Oliver, marr. 15 Oct 1811; Christian Co. KY.
  8. [S520] VWH, HoPC (Leffel) gives 1809.
  9. [S115] 1820 U.S. Federal Census. M (26-44) [John]; F (26-44) [Susannah]; 2 m (<10) [Robert A, John]; 2 f (<10) [Patsy, Jane]; agriculture.
  10. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. John (40-49); F (40-49) [Susannah]; m (20-29) [____]; 2 m (15-19) [Robert Alexander, ____]; m (<5) [____]; 2 f (5-9) [Elizabeth, prob. Jane]; 2 f (<5) [Nancy, Martha].
  11. [S46] John C. Leffel, History of Posey County (Leffel) (Chicago IL: Standard Publishing Company, 1913), p 339-340.