We're looking for folks who share our desire to put data online and are
interested in helping this project be as successful as we can make it.
If you are interested joining our group as County Host for this website, or any of our websites, view our
page. A desire to transcribe data and know-how to make a basic webpage is required.
Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy
This county is available for adoption.
In the meantime, we'd be very happy to accept any data you'd care
to contribute and would like to see displayed on this site. We're looking for the birth/death/marriage
records, obituaries, cemetery headstone readings, biographies, county histories, census data, pensions and other
Email your transcribed data to me Christine Walters
and I'll take care of putting
WE REGRET THAT WE ARE UNABLE TO DO PERSONAL RESEARCH FOR
All data we come across will be added to this website, so please keep checking back.
Lewis County was founded in 1843. It was named in
honor of Merriwether Lewis. Captain in the Army of the United States and secretary to President Jefferson. Later
he was co-commander of the Lewis & Clark Expedition to the Pacific Northwest. While enroute to Washington in
1809, he was violently killed at the spot on the Natchez Trace now marked by the National monument bearing his
Hickman -- Lawrence -- Maury -- Perry -- Wayne