Name: Lewis Wesley Wanemaker
Birth: 1829 in Liberty Twp., Trumbull County, Ohio
Death: BET 1880 AND 1900 in Polk Twp., Bremer County, Iowa
LEWIS WESLEY WANEMAKER-5 (John-4, Daniel-3, Marx-2) was b.c. 1829/30 in Li berty Twp., Trumbull County, Ohio, s/o John and Mary (Polly)(Sauer) Wannem acher. He was called Lewis and probably preceeded his parents to Wisconsi n; was listed 1850 census, Grant County, WI in the household of Jonas Wana maker, his uncle.
He married c. 1853, Martha E. Adkins, b. May 1836, Wisc., d/o Abner Adki ns who was b.c. 1802 in Kentucky. Lewis probably moved his family to Iow a; settled Polk Twp., Bremer County, Iowa between 1865-1870, and died the re between 1880 1900. 1880 soundex showed him living Polk Twp., Bremer Cou nty with his family
and father-in-law, Abner Adkins.
By 1900 (soundex) Martha Wanamaker was living with her son, Alonzo L. Wana maker and daughter, Etta Kelly, Pol k Twp., Bremer County, Iowa. Childre n: (perhaps more)
Alonzo L., b. May 1854, Wisc. Etta l., b. Nov. 1865, Wi sc. , Fanny, b. c. 1870, Iowa Adell, b.c. 1873, Iowa
m. Mr. Kelly.
Father: John Wannamaker b: 1794 in Lynn Twp, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Mother: Mary 'Polly' Sauers b: 1801 in Germany
Martha E. Adkins b: MAY 1836
- Alonzo L. Wanemaker b: MAY 1854 in Wisconsin
- Etta L. Wanemaker b: NOV 1865 in Wisconsin
- Fanny Wanemaker b: 1870 in Iowa
- Adell Wanemaker b: 1873 in Iowa