- Born: 20 May 1850, North Carolina
- Marriage: Malinda Pearce
- Died: 24 Oct 1922, Wilson, Wilson Co., N. C. at age 72
- Buried: Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson, Wilson Co., NC
The 1850 Federal Census for Nash Co., North Carolina, page 269A, dated August 19, 1850, dwelling # 251 records Zilly Lewis (23) [female], Willey Lewis (18) [female], James N. Lewis (16) [male], Joe Henry Lewis (10) [male], Celia Lewis (13) [female], and William L. Lewis (1) [male]. The previous home, dwelling # 255, records Judah Lewis (41) [female] and the one before that records Tamey Lewis (35), Eliza Lewis (16), Hillsman Lewis (13), and Sallie Lewis (9).
The 1860 Federal Census for Oldfields District, Wilson Co., North Carolina, page 240A, dated July 12, 1860 records Ransom Lewis (5 - NC) living with his mother, Zillah Lewis (30 - NC), and siblings William (10), Jane (3) and Nelly (2/12). Also in the home are James Lewis (21), Willy Lewis (25), Cely Lewis (20), and Joseph Lewis (18). James and Joseph are in the Turpentine Business while their sisters are domestics.
See general notes on his son, Zadoc, for 1900 census facts.
The 1920 Federal Census for Black Creek, Wilson Co., North Carolina records Ransom (69 - NC/NC/NC) and Malinda (59 - NC/NC/NC) Lewis with their son, Renie Lewis (14).
Name: Ransom Lewis
Birth: May 20, 1850 - North Carolina
Death: Oct. 24, 1922 - Wilson, Wilson Co., N. C.
Malinda Pearce Lewis (1861 - 1946)
Missouri Lewis Horne (1880 - 1940)
Zadoc Lewis (1882 - 1972)
Annie Lewis Bunn (1886 - 1948)
James Lewis (1890 - 1916)
Walter Robert Lewis (1893 - 1973)
Sallie E. Lewis Tedder (1899 - 1946)
Ressie Lee Lewis (1905 - 1979)
Burial: Maplewood Cemetery, Wilson, Wilson Co., N. C.
Plot: Section ND
Created by: Deborah S
Record added: May 12, 2012
Ransom married Malinda Pearce, daughter of Living and Living. (Malinda Pearce was born on 27 Dec 1861 in Nash Co., N. C, died on 24 Jul 1946 in Wilson, Wilson Co., N. C. and was buried on 26 Jul 1946 in Lee's Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Middlesex, Nash Co., N. C.) The cause of her death was Sudden Heart Failure / Senility.