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Biographical Sketch for
Lewin Family


Henry Lewin--+  +--Jane L.
             |  |
             +--+--Mary L.-----------+  +--Archie J.--------+  +--Belle M.
             |  |                    +--+                   |  +--John B.
Jane Cave----+  |  John B. Brewer----+  |                   +--+--Gertrude A.
                |                       |                   |  +--Leo A.
                |                       |  Cora E. Bain-----+  +--Wilmer L.
                |                       |
                |                       +--Wilmer C.
                |
                +--Henry-------------+  +--Charles Henry----+
                |                    |  |                   |
                |                    +--+  Mamie Chittendon-+
                |                    |  |
                | Jane McClennan-----+  +--Mary Jane--------+
                |                       |                   |
                |                       |  John Crawford----+
                |                       |
                |                       +--William N.-------+
                |                       |                   |
                |                       |  Annie Strang-----+
                |                       |
                |                       +--Ida Elizabeth
                |                       |
                |                       +--Eva Adelaide
                |                       |
                |                       +--George
                |
                |  Celestia Lobdell--+  +--Carrie
                |                    +--+--Nettie
                |                    |  +--Delbert
                +--John F.-----------+
                |                    |
                |  Mary A. Washburn--+
                |
                +--Kate--------------+
                |                    |
                |  Fred Brewer-------+
                |
                +--William B.--------+  +--Harriet A.
                |                    +--+
                |  Susan P. Heath----+  +--Roy
                |
                +--George------------+
                |                    +--+--Ethel
                |  Bessie Hogan------+
                |
                +--Elizabeth---------+
                |                    |
                |  Benjamin Stedman--+
                |
                +--Adelade-----------+
                |                    |
                |  John Greely-------+
                |
                +--Harriet C.--------+
                                     |
                   Julius Devine-----+


Henry Lewin

Born about 1811 in Oxfordshire, England. Married Jane Cave. See tree above for children. All children born in England. Came to U.S. in 1853. Died on July 24, 1888, at age 79 years.

Jane Cave

Married Henry Lewin. Died January 15, 1878, at age 70 years.

Children of Henry and Jane Cave Lewin


Jane L.

Born on February 16, 1832. Died on July 27, 1897.

Mary L.

Born 1833. Married John B. Brewer about April 8, 1859. He was born February, 1823 (28?), and died in 1909. Children. Died 1898.

Henry

Born October, 1835. Married Jane McClellan about March 17, 1862. Children. Died July 3, 1908 (notice).

John F.

Born on November 19, 1839. Married Celestia Lobdell about September 23, 1867. She was born on November 18, 1846 and died on May 18, 1885. Children by Celestia: Delbert J., born July 6, 1868, married Lena Rook (1878 - January 18, 1958) about 1896, died on August 5, 1935, when killed by a train; Nettie, born about 1871; Caroline "Carrie", born on April 5, 1875, died on July 6, 1893, of typhoid. Married Mary Alice Washburn about March 15, 1886. Died on August 12, 1900.

Kate

Married Fred Brewer.

William B.

Born April 1, 1843, at Oxfordshire, England. Came to Boston on July 8, 1853. Moved to Lake County, Illinois, about six weeks later. Held political office. Civil war service. Married Susan P. Heath on January 4, 1871. She was born May 15, 1847, in Fond du Lac County, and died on April 1, 1907, of tuberculosis. Children: Harriet A., born September 24, 1874, married Spencer B. Howe about September 8, 1896; Roy, born February 4, 1879, became a fireman, married Julia May, died on August 4, 1937. Veterinarian. Died January 11, 1914 (obituary).

George

Born November, 1846. Married Mrs. Bessie Hogan about December 8, 1886, in Cook County. She was born in March, 1849, and died on October 3, 1925. Children: Ethel, born September, 1890. Died April 1, 1907, of consumption. Buried at Mt. Rest Cemetery, where records indicate he was born on November 10, 1844, and died on July 2, 1916, of cancer.

Elizabeth

Known as Bessie. Born June 4, 1847. Married Benjamin Stedman. Died October 15, 1919, at Dubuque, Iowa.

Adelade

Known as Addie. Born on August 24, 1849. Married John Greeley. Died on July 16, 1912.

Harriet C.

Known as Carrie. Born about 1852. Married Julius Devine about December 22, 1871. He was born on October 4, 1846, near Wadsworth. He was a highway commissioner and school trustee. Children: George; Bessie, died at age 15; Laura Ray; Mary, married George Bartlett; Addie Gilmore; Elsie Gilmore.

Children of John B. and Mary L. Lewin Brewer


Archie J.

Born April, 1862. Married
Cora E. Bain on December 15, 1883. Children: Belle M., born December, 1883, married Frank Cremin (February 11, 1887 - February, 1973), Belle died February 26, 1949; John B., born October, 1885, moved to Gurnee; Gertrude A., born March, 1887, married Gus Krumrey, moved to Libertyville; Leo A., born January, 1893, married Helen (unknown) (1897 - 1974), moved to Mundelein, died in 1952; Wilmer L., born March, 1900. Died in 1934.

Wilmer C.

Born September 25, 1867. Died January 25, 1945.

Children of Henry and Jane McClellan Lewin


Charles Henry

Born October, 1866. Married Mamie Chittendon about April 7, 1891. She died August 9, 1892. Children: Maud.

Mary Jane

Born about 1865. Married John Crawford about December 17, 1885.

William N.

Born August, 1873. Married
Annie Strang about December 7, 1897. Children: Eva; Earl; Merrill H. born in 1910, died in 1986; Virgil; Virginia, born in 1916. Died in 1936.

Ida Elizabeth

Born December, 1875.

Eva Adelaide

Born December, 1878.

George

Born October, 1880.
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