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Chrisman Lewis, blacksmith ledger, ca. 1850-1866. Blanche, Cherokee County, Ala. (Donated by James Crye and Clydie Crye).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2001.009

Scope and Contents

Chrisman Lewis blacksmith ledger, ca. 1850-1866. Blanche, Cherokee County, Ala. 1 vol. (some loose pages; masking tape on cover). + Photocopies of ‘Descendants of Chrisman Lewis’ and information on the Lewis Family by Charles Lewis. This Lewis Family is related to the Lewis family of the John Lewis Bible in the McClung Collection. Chrisman Lewis was born in Jefferson County, Tenn., in 1812. He married Anna Webb on July 18, 1839, and moved to Cherokee County, Ala., near Gaylesville first and then to Davis Crossroads, now known as the Blanche Community, about 1842. He was a blacksmith.

Dates

  • 1850-1866

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 folder

General

This Lewis Family is related to the Lewis’s connected to the John Lewis Bible (FB 0038) in the McClung Collection.
Title
Chrisman Lewis, blacksmith ledger, ca. 1850-1866. Blanche, Cherokee County, Ala. (Donated by James Crye and Clydie Crye).
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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