John Lewelling

John Lewelling
b. 16 January 1811, Randolph County, North Carolina, to Meshach and Jane (Brookshire) Lewelling
d. 25 December 1883, St. Helena, California

m. 5 April 1832, Indiana
Elva “Elvy” Elliott
b. 11 October 1815, Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, to Jacob and Ann E. Elliott
d. 1907

Children with Elva Elliott:
• Sarah (1834-1865) married Robert King
• Eli (b. 1835) married Carmen Madden
• Elisha D. (1841-1872)
• Silas (1845-1860)
• Seth (1848-1858)
• Delilah (1849-1850)
• Arthur (1854-1873)
• Harvey John (1855-1939) married Annie Letetia Alstrom

John came with his father, a Quaker of Randolph County, North Carolina, when he migrated to Indiana in 1822. John was a Quaker also and in the nursery business with his brother Henderson in Indiana. He remained behind until 1841 when he moved to Salem, Iowa, to join his brothers in the nursery they had started there. In 1850 he moved on once again and started a nursery business in San Lorenzo, Alameda County, California.

Submitted by:
Jacqueline Frank Strickland
Rockwall TX

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