Lewis Henry Decker1,2,3

ID# 817, (1857 - 1895)
FatherLewis Decker1,4,5 (14 Aug 1816 - 12 Feb 1890)
MotherSarah B. Moore1,4,5 (31 Jan 1816 - 12 Oct 1901)

Key Events:

Birth: 22 Oct 1857, West Chester, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio1,6,7
Marriage: 23 May 1878, Smyrna, Harrison Co., Ohio, Deloria T. Furnace (7 Jan 1859 - 25 Apr 1957)8,9,10
Death: 13 Jan 1895, Vermont, Fulton Co., Illinois1
Burial: Oak Grove Cemetery, Astoria, Fulton Co., Illinois1

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Lewis Henry Decker was born on 22 Oct 1857 in West Chester, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio.1,6,7
     He appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Guernsey Co., Ohio, in the household of his parents, Lewis Decker and Sarah B. Moore.11 He appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Guernsey Co., Ohio, in the household of his parents.12
     Lewis married Deloria T. Furnace, daughter of Thomas Furnace and Rachel Parkins, on 23 May 1878 in Smyrna, Harrison Co., Ohio.8,9,10
     Lewis and Deloria appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Guernsey Co., Ohio, enumerated 15 Jun 1880. Their daughter Florence was listed as living with them. They apparently were living with or very near his parents, as they are listed as the preceding household.13
     He was a laborer.13
     Lewis died on 13 Jan 1895 in Vermont, Fulton Co., Illinois, at age 37.1 He was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Astoria, Fulton Co., Illinois.1

Children:
     Children with Deloria T. Furnace:

  • Florence Netta Decker13,14 (12 Dec 1879 - Sep 1983)
  • Pearl Decker14 (Feb 1886 - )
  • Mande E. Decker14 (Mar 1890 - )
  • Forrest Jay Decker15,14 (19 Sep 1892 - Jul 1975)
  • Lewis M. Decker14 (3 Jan 1895 - Sep 1978)

Citations

  1. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 65545835, Lewis Henry Decker.
  2. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows Lewis Decker.
  3. [S3974] Lewis Decker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Guernsey Co., Ohio, shows name as Henry Decker.
  4. [S3974] Lewis Decker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Guernsey Co., Ohio, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S3973] Lewis Decker household, 1870 U.S. Census, Guernsey Co., Ohio, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S3974] Lewis Decker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Guernsey Co., Ohio, shows age 3 and state.
  7. [S3973] Lewis Decker household, 1870 U.S. Census, Guernsey Co., Ohio, shows age 12 and state.
  8. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 65545835, Lewis Henry Decker, shows date, town, and state.
  9. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, shows married.
  10. [S3972] Louis H. Decker household, 1880 U.S. Census, Guernsey Co., Ohio, shows married.
  11. [S3974] Lewis Decker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Guernsey Co., Ohio.
  12. [S3973] Lewis Decker household, 1870 U.S. Census, Guernsey Co., Ohio.
  13. [S3972] Louis H. Decker household, 1880 U.S. Census, Guernsey Co., Ohio.
  14. [S3971] Delora Decker household, 1900 U.S. Census, Fulton Co., Illinois, shows the child with surname Decker.
  15. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family.