Creator

Date Original

1854-1855

Description

This collection contains a tax receipt and a deed belonging to Bracken Lewis and dating from 1854-1855.

Biographical/Historical Note

Bracken Lewis (1801-1891) was born in Orange County, N.C. in 1801 to Zachariah Lewis and Rachel Bracken Lewis. After Zachariah’s death, Rachel married Peter Mankins and the family would move to Floyd County, Kentucky in 1809. He married Matilda Preston December 23, 1819 in Floyd County, Kentucky. Lewis was the brother of Lydia Lewis Van Hoose the mother of James Hayden Van Hoose, Mayor of Fayetteville. Lewis moved to Arkansas in 1835. Lewis died February 15, 1891.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Fayetteville, Washington County (Ark.); Kentucky; North Carolina

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.028.025

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Bracken Lewis papers, SMC.028.025

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Bracken Lewis papers, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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