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Marriage: Children:
  1. Sarah Lewelling: Birth: 29 JUN 1833 in Greencastle, Putnam Co., Indiana. Death: 6 SEP 1865 in Iowa

  2. Eli D. Lewelling: Birth: 5 JAN 1836 in Iowa. Death: 16 MAY 1926 in San Lorenzo, Alameda Co., California

  3. Elisah Lewelling: Birth: 26 MAY 1840 in Iowa. Death: 2 MAY 1872

  4. Seth Lewelling: Birth: 8 MAY 1842. Death: 10 APR 1853

  5. Silas Lewelling: Birth: 12 OCT 1844. Death: 26 FEB 1860

  6. Delila Lewelling: Birth: 1 JAN 1846. Death: BET 1846 AND 1946

  7. Arthur Lewelling: Birth: 1 JAN 1848.

  8. Harvey John Lewelling: Birth: 14 FEB 1853 in Mission San Jose, California. Death: 6 MAY 1939 in St. Helena, Napa Co., California


Sources
1. Title:   tghostbull.ged
Author:   Raymond C Lewallen
Publication:   Rootsweb

Notes
a. Note:   John Lewelling was born in North Carolina and moved with his family to Indiana where he was married. In 1853 he moved to Iowa with his family and several of his brothers. In 1852 he left for California with his family including Robert King who had married his oldest daughter Sarah. They arrived in San Francisco on Jan 4, 1853. He lived in Mission San Jose and San Lorenzo in the East Bay Area before moving to St. Helena in the Napa Valley in 1864, where he established Lewelling Vineyards. He built a Gothic revival house in 1870 on land near St. Helena. He was active in the wine business in the 1870's, which was a boom time prior to phylloxera's arrival. The family of his son Harvey still own the house and operate the vineyard. Another of his children, Elisha, was a California State Assemblyman. John also raised his daughter, Sarah's children, when she died at the age of 32 in 1865. He was direct descendant of Prince Llewellyn of Wales according to an article on his grandson, LL King, in the History of Placer and Nevada Counties, California Source: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~cafamilies/lewelling/john.html Donald McBride http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~cafamilies/contact.html 1880 Census: John LEWELLING Self M Male W 69 NC Horticulturist NC NC Eloy LEWELLING Wife M Female W 65 IN Keeping House NC NC Harry I. LEWELLING Son S Male W 25 CA Horticulturist NC IN -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Source Information: Census Place St. Helena, Napa, California


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