Leah Lewis

Female 1787 - 1843  (56 years)


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  • Name Leah Lewis 
    Born 7 May 1787  New Ashford, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 3 Nov 1843  Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 5976  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I114785  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 20 Oct 2006 

    Father Gideon Lewis,   b. 15 Dec 1749, Richmond,Washington,Rhode Island,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah Card,   b. Abt 1754, Charlestown,Washington,Rhode Island,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1785 
    Family ID F35156  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Samuel Simmons,   b. Abt 1785, New Ashford,Berkshire,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1809  (Age ~ 24 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1805  New Ashford,Berkshire,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lucy Sally Simmons,   b. 1 Feb 1807, New Ashford, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1883, Virgin, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Miriam Simmons,   b. Abt 1809, , , Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F35155  Group Sheet

    Family 2 John David Thompson,   b. 1771, Pelham,Hampshire,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, Fredonia,,New York,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 1812 
    Children 
     1. Samuel Thompson,   b. 30 Mar 1813, Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1892, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Mary Leah Thompson,   b. 8 Jul 1815, Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1868, Kanarraville, Iron, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     3. James Lewis Thompson,   b. 22 Jan 1818, Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1891, Henrieville, Garfield, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     4. Sarah Thompson,   b. 20 Mar 1820, Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1896, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F23277  Group Sheet

    Family 3 Nathaniel Childs,   b. 16 Jun 1789, , , New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt 1824 
    Children 
     1. Sybil Cornelia Childs,   b. Abt 1825, Pomfret,Chautauqua,New York,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Patience Dolly Childs,   b. 27 Sep 1827, Pomfret, Chautauqua, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 1860, Spanish Fork,Utah,Utah,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     3. Stephen Childs,   b. Abt 1829, Pomfret,Chautauqua,New York,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F23276  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Nov 1843 - Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      NAUVOO RECORDS
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, by Susan Easton Black, Vol 27, p 72
      Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo, by Black & Black, Vol 4, pp 752-755
      Old Nauvoo Burial Ground, Vol 3
      Nauvoo Deaths & Burials, p 7
      Women of the Nauvoo Relief Society, p 111

      BIOGRAPHIES:
      Life History of Leah Lewis, by Murland R. Packer, pp 104-107
      Biography of Leah Lewis Simmons Thompson Childs, by Rachel Rahman, M.D.
      Leah Lewis Obituary, Nauvoo Neighbor, Nov 15, 1843, p 108 (Extract)

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Internet Research:
      Familysearch.org: Ancestral File: Family Group Record
      Rootsweb.com: World Connect: Family Group Record

      VARIANTS:
      Birth Date: 7 Mar 1787
      Name: Leah Child, Childs