Jeremiah Lewis and Delilah (Branham) Lewis
These are photos of my great grandparents who lived in Carter County from the middle 1850's until 1869. The photos were taken in the 1880's.
The part they lived in was taken to form Elliott County. They are the parents of Judea Alma Lewis who married Jesse Waddell.
Jeremiah Lewis was born May 7, 1827 and died August 12, 1915. Delilah (Branham) Lewis was born November 25, 1829 and died October 29, 1926.
Jeremiah Lewis and Delilah (Branham) Lewis are buried in Green & Barker cemetery, Cliffside Road., 1.7 mile S.E. of Ky. 7, Isonville, Elliott Co, Ky.
Jeremiah and Delilah were married in Grayson County Kentucky on February 22, 1849.
1880 - Elliott County, Newfoundland, KY Precinct #6 Federal Census taken June 19th
- Jeremiah (53) Farmer, wife Delilah (50), Ellen (24), John (21), Isaac (15), Perlina (10), Arminta (8), and Hulda Jane (6). Grandson,
Daniel (1) also living there. All born in Kentucky. Jeremiah's father born in NC.
1870 - Elliott County, Newfoundland, KY Precinct #4 Federal Census taken August 5th - Jeremiah (44) Farmer, wife Delilah (41), Jonathan (20),
Juda (18), Mary (16), Ellen (14), Nancy (12), John 11, Isaac (5), and Perlina (6 months). All were born in Kentucky.
1862 - Carter County, Kentucky, October 1st - During Civil War Jeremiah enlisted in the Confederate Army, Field's Partisan Rangers, 22nd Kentucky Volumteers.
1860 - Carter County, Bruin, KY Federal Census taken August 16th - Jeremiah (30) Farmer, wife Delilah (29), Jonathan (10), Judy (9), Polly (6),
Ellen (4), Nancy 2, and John (1 month). All born in Kentucky..
1850 - Carter County, KY, District #4 Federal Census taken September 6th - Jeremiah Lewis (22), Delilah (21), and Jonathan (5mos).
All born in Kentucky. They were living beside Jeremiah's father, Nathan Lewis.
This photo of Jeremiah Lewis and Delilah (Branham) Lewis taken in about 1910.