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243. John Franklin10 Lewis (William9, William8, Henry7, Henry6, Henry5, John4, Richard3, Henry2, Richard1) (#4674) was born Barthoder Co., Indiana 12 Mar 1839.(120) John died 21 Dec 1923 Big Horn, Sheridan Co., Wyoming, at 84 years of age. His body was interred Dec 1923 Big Horn, Sheridan Co., Wyoming, Mount Hope Cemetery.

He married Mary Almira Gardner Bedford, Page Co., Iowa, 05 Dec 1861. (Mary Almira Gardner is #4785.) Mary was the daughter of Lois C. Gardner. Her body was interred Big Horn, Sheridan Co., Wyoming, Mount Hope Cemetery. Mary became the mother of William Knapp Lewis Bedford, Page Co., Iowa, 25 Apr 1869. Mary became the mother of Bertha E. Lewis Bedford, Taylor Co., Iowa, 30 Mar 1871.

At 30 years of age John became the father of William Knapp Lewis Bedford, Page Co., Iowa, 25 Apr 1869. At 32 years of age John became the father of Bertha E. Lewis Bedford, Taylor Co., Iowa, 30 Mar 1871. from Barbara Anne Lewis

John Franklin was the 7th of 13 children, only one to migrate west. Migrated to Wyoming in late 1800's. Buried at Big Horn Cemetery (Mount Hope Cemetery), Big Horn, WY. John Franklin Donated the land which became the Mount Hope Cemetery in Big Horn WY.

John Franklin Lewis and Mary Almira Gardner had the following children:

child + 483 i. Lute Frank11 Lewis was born on (birth date unknown).

child + 484 ii. William Knapp Lewis was born 25 Apr 1869.

child 485 iii. Bertha E. Lewis (#4789) was born Bedford, Taylor Co., Iowa 30 Mar 1871. Bertha died Abt 1872. from Barbara Anne Lewis

[Lewis1.FTW] Died as an infant, date unknown. (Resource: Alice Lewis)

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