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Short Name: Freeman Lewis
Full Name: Lewis, Freeman, 1780-1859
Birth Year: 1780
Death Year: 1859

Freeman Lewis (1780-1859)

Born: De­cem­ber 30, 1780, Bask­ing Ridge, New Jer­sey.
Died: Sep­tem­ber 18, 1859, Un­ion­town, Penn­syl­van­ia.
Buried: Moun­tain View Cem­e­t­ery, Mt. Ver­non, Ohio.

Lewis, a sur­vey­or and school teach­er, wrote mu­sic on the side. In 1816, he acc­omp­a­nied Si­mon Ber­nard, a former French gen­er­al and en­gin­eer of Na­pol­e­on I, in one of his ear­ly ex­pe­di­tions in Amer­i­ca. Lewis al­so served as Coun­ty Surveyor of Fay­ette Coun­ty, Penn­sylvan­ia (1828-36), and helped Jon­a­than Knight su­rvey the Ches­a­peake and Ohio Ca­nal. His works in­clude:
The Beau­ties of Har­mo­ny, 1813, 1816, 1818

Sources:
Nutter, p. 460
Reynolds, p. 359
Stulken, p. 226

http://www.hymntime.com/tch/bio/l/e/w/lewis_f.htm


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BOURBONFreeman Lewis (Composer (attr.))15
DUNLAP'S CREEK (McFarland)F. Lewis (Composer)5
MEDITATION (Lewis)F. Lewis (Composer)58

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