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It was created in 1860.
Elias Lewis Sr. (b.1786, d. 1884), originally from Connecticut, was a bricklayer by trade. His father, Jebadiah Lewis, also came to Ohio from Connecticut in 1806. He operated a sawmill on the Olentangy, but died in 1807. His land, located between Riverglen and South Street,from High Street to the river, was divided among his six children.
Elias Lewis was a stone mason. He built the houses at 36 West South Street and the Lewis-Noble House (a k a Bishop Noble House) located at 48 West South Street. He was most known for his evangelistic work with the Methodist Church in Worthington. He was a noted bone setter and splint manufacturer as well. He also operated a horse-drawn ominbus between Worthington and Columbus. His son, Worthington Columbus Lewis, operated a similar enterprise between Westerville, Worthington and Flint.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 55-G-202. The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0575.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 55-G-202.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0575.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on April 18, 2002. It was last updated November 17, 2017.