Lewis Washington Wimberly was born in Field Township, Jefferson County, IL and moved to California in the 1850-1860 decade. He was married ca. 1861 at Placerville, CA to Elizabeth Fields, the daughter of Jeremiah Fields and Mary J. Demson of Marion County, IL. Lewis died at the home of his son-in-law, Neil McLean, in Independence, Inyo Co., CA. He was buried in the Masonic Cemetery in Independence.
Children of Lewis Washington Wimberly and Elizabeth Fields:
In 1860, Lewis was a resident of Mud Springs, El Dorado Co, CA. He was a miner.
In the 1875 State Census of Nevada, there was the following listing:
The above picture was made in about 1914-1916. Annie Laura Wimberly McLean, daughter of Lewis Washington Wimberly, is at the left, Winsor Wimberly McLean, son of Laura and Neil, is inside the automobile, Neil McLean I is standing at the side of the automobile, and an unidentified woman & child are at the right. (Photo courtesy of Neil McLean II)
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