Davis/Lewis Family Cemetery

Description

The Davis/Lewis Family Cemetery is located in Fairfax County inside of Fountainhead Regional Park. The cemetery is surrounded by a rod iron fence, and has more than 30 field stones. The research I conducted on this cemetery centers around the Lewis Family.

Collector(s)

  • Corey Smith

Items in the Davis/Lewis Family Cemetery Collection

Jane S. Davis Lewis was the wife of William Lewis, and the other head of the household. The headstone says that she was born on May 23, 1832 and lived until May 23 1912 making her 80 years old when she died, and far out living her husband.

Cordelia Davis' is the daughter-in-law to William Lewis and Jane Davis Lewis. She married one of their son Henry R. Lewis. She was born on April 3rd, 1874 and died on October 2nd, 1923.

Fairfax County Marriage Registry showing the proof of Cordelia and Henry Lewis marriage, and also the date on which they got married.

Panoramic view of the Davis/Lewis Family Cemetery.

1900 Federal Census of Henry R. Lewis son of William Lewis. The census provides information on his immediate family, who was in his household, his proof of literacy, and his occupation as a farmer.