William Lewis Obituaries, 1841
Cumberland County, NC


Fayetteville Weekly Observer
13 Oct 1841, Wed - Page 3
From Will Crump

DIED

In this county, on Wednesday morning, the 6th inst., William Lewis, in the 81st year of his age, a soldier and pensioner of the Revolutionary War, and a native of Contentna, Greene County, N.C.

Previous to the commencement of hostilities with the mother country, he united himself with the Wesleyan Missionaries to whose religious tenets he adhered to the day of his death. He appeared to depart in the full assurance of a blessed immortality. When asked if he had doubt as to his future state, he replied, "No, I am ready," raising his hand and pointing upwards. -- Communicated

Online Obituary


Raleigh Register Newspaper RR Oct. 15, 1841
William Lewis of Greene County, Oct., Cumberland County
From Mike Edge


North Carolina Star (Raleigh NC) 22 Oct 1841
In Cumberland, William Lewis, in the 81st year of his age, a soldier and pensioner of the Revolutionary War and a native of Contentnea, Greene County.


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