Lewis Arch Lay

Lewis Arch Lay (1824 - 1909)

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Lewis Arch Lay
Born in Grainger County, Tennesseemap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Walker County Alabamamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Alabamamap
Lay-121 created 23 Aug 2011 | Last modified
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Categories: Winston County, Alabama | 1st Regiment, Alabama Cavalry (New) (Union), United States Civil War.

Contents

Biography


From 1870 US Census

Lewis A Lay M 46 Tennessee, United States
Unis Lay F 53 Ohio, United States
Lewis A Lay M 18 Alabama, United States
Alex H Lay M 16 Alabama, United States
Marth S F Lay F 15 Alabama, United States
Joseph C Lay M 13 Alabama, United States
Mary T A Lay F 11 Alabama, United States


Military

These 3 brothers, sons of Thomas Martin Lay, all volunteered for the Union in the Civil War. They served in the 1st Alabama Calvary.

Private, Co I, 1st Ala Cav Lewis A. Lay
Private, Co E, 1st Ala Cav Thomas H.Lay
Private, Co A, 1st Ala Cav Hardy Canada Lay


Lewis A Lay, "Alabama, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865"
Name: Lewis A Lay
Event Type: Military Service
Event Year: 1862
Age (Original): 38
Military Unit Note: First Cavalry, I-L
Affiliate Publication Title: Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Alabama
Affiliate Publication Number: M276
Affiliate Film Number: 5


War Record

Lewis A Lay;

1st Alabama Cavalry Regiment

Rank at enlistment: Private
Company Assignment: I
7/21/1862 Enlisted, Huntsville, AL
7/21/1862 Mustered In, Huntsville, AL
4/19/1863 Sick, Tuscumbia, AL
7/19/1865 Mustered Out


Free State of Winston

He was a Union soldier from the Republic of Winston

Winston county all but seceded from the state of Alabama during the Civil War. Lewis and his brothers and cousins fought for the Union.

Veterans Pension Filing

Name Lewis A. Lay
Military Company I
Military Regiment 1
State Alabama
Military Unit Cavalry
Event Date 23 Oct 1878

Military Company/Regiment
Affiliate Name National Archives and Records Administration
Affiliate Publication Number T289
Affiliate Publication Title Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served
Between 1861 and 1900
Affiliate Record Type Civil War Pensions


1900 Census

Lewis was still living in 1900 according to this 1900 census.
Name: Louis A Lay
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Precincts 5, 9 Dismal, Crossroads, Winston, Alabama, United States
District: 158
Gender: Male
Age: 76
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Date: Jun 1824
Birthplace: Alabama
Father's Birthplace: Alabama
Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
Sheet Number and Letter: 3B
Household ID: 50
Line Number: 58
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T623
GS Film Number: 1240044
Digital Folder Number: 004120016
Image Number: 00774

Children

Lewis A Lay Male Born 1852 in Alabama, United States
Alex H Lay Male Born 1854 in Alabama, United States
Marth S F Lay Female Born 1855 in Alabama, United States
Joseph C Lay Male Born 1857 in Alabama, United States
Mary T A Lay Female Born 1859 in Alabama, United States

Spouse

Unice or Eunice Calvert

Name

Name: LOUIS / LEWIS A. /LAY/[1]

Birth

Birth:
Date: 1 June 1824
Place: Grainger Co., Tennessee[2]

Residence

Residence:
Date: 1860
Place: Township 12 Range 6, Winston, Alabama, United States[3]

Object

Object:
File: http://trees.ancestry.com/rd?f=image&guid=736358b5-4cd1-4a46-9e15-bf0134269b03&tid=17330381&pid=529
Format: jpg
Title: louis lay tombstone

Parents

Husband: Thomas Martin Lay
Wife: Nancy Martha Garrison
Child: Thomas Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: America Ann Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Louis / Lewis A. Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Cynthia Lea Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Thomas H Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Hardy Canada Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Mary Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Nancy Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Margaret Ann Peggy Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: John Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Elizabeth Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Elisa Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Jonah Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Child: Alexander Alx Lay
Relationship to Father: Natural
Relationship to Mother: Natural
Marriage:
Date: 20 Dec 1819
Place: Lawrence, Alabama, United States[4]

Sources

  • "United States Census, 1900," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M96C-WRZ : accessed 22 Jan 2014), Louis A Lay, Precincts 5, 9 Dismal, Crossroads, Winston, Alabama, United States; citing sheet , family 50, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1240044.
  • "United States Census, 1870," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MH27-J5V : accessed 22 Jan 2014), Lewis A Lay, Alabama, United States; citing p. , family 115, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 000545544.
  • "United States Census, 1880," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4V2-718 : accessed 22 Jan 2014), Lewis A. Lay, Beat 8, Winston, Alabama, United States; citing sheet 538A, family 0, NARA microfilm publication T9-0035
  • WikiTree profile Lay-121 created through the import of Norwood.ged on Aug 22, 2011 by Clint Norwood. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Clint and others.
  • Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Grave Information

http://www.suvcwdb.org/home/records.php?action=view&id=345796

  • Source: S-1351248034 Repository: #R-1565289738 Title: 1860 United States Federal Census Author: Ancestry.com Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.Original data - 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Note: APID: 1,7667::0
  • Repository: R-1565289738 Name: Ancestry.com Address: http://www.Ancestry.com Note:
  • Source: S-1356205704 Repository: #R-1565289738 Title: Ancestry Family Trees Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com. Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text: http://trees.ancestry.com/pt/AMTCitationRedir.aspx?tid=17330381&pid=529
  1. Source: #S-1351248034 Page: Year: 1860; Census Place: Township 12 Range 6, Winston, Alabama; Roll: ; Page: 1257; Image: 501. Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=12801171&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1824 Birth place: Tennessee Residence date: 1860 Residence place: Township 12 Range 6, Winston, Alabama, United States APID: 1,7667::12801171
  2. Source: #S-1351248034 Page: Year: 1860; Census Place: Township 12 Range 6, Winston, Alabama; Roll: ; Page: 1257; Image: 501. Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=12801171&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1824 Birth place: Tennessee Residence date: 1860 Residence place: Township 12 Range 6, Winston, Alabama, United States APID: 1,7667::12801171
  3. Source: #S-1351248034 Page: Year: 1860; Census Place: Township 12 Range 6, Winston, Alabama; Roll: ; Page: 1257; Image: 501. Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1860usfedcenancestry&h=12801171&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Birth date: abt 1824 Birth place: Tennessee Residence date: 1860 Residence place: Township 12 Range 6, Winston, Alabama, United States APID: 1,7667::12801171
  4. Source: #S-1356036094 Note: http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=almarriages_ga&h=2214335&ti=0&indiv=try&gss=pt Note: Data: Text: Marriage date: 20 Dec 1819 Marriage place: Lawrence, Alabama APID: 1,7838::2214335


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On 2 Mar 2014 at 23:14 GMT Clint Norwood wrote:

Sherriffs of Winston County, Alabama

Lewis A. Lay (November 23, 1870 - 1871)

http://www.winstonsheriff.org/index.php/pages/winston_county_sheriffs.html



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