Date of Death: 1 Jan 1920
Subject: Lewis Jefferson Markham 
Source: Holt County Sentinel, 30 Jan 1920, p. 3

Lewis Jefferson Markham was born in Jackson county, Ohio, October 1, 1846, and died at the Sisters' hospital in St. Joseph, January 1, 1920.

He was married to Nancy E. Kennedy, May 27, 1868.  To this union six children were born, three sons and three daughters.  One son and one daughter preceded their father to the Great Beyond. He leaves his wife, four children, two sisters and two brothers, together with many other relatives and a host of friends.

He gave about one year of service to the country during the Civil War.  He was a member of the Christian church. Memorial services were conducted from the Fillmore Christian church by A. R. Hunt, and interment was in the Fillmore cemetery.-- Savannah Reporter, Jan. 23, 1920.