Hugh LEWIS 1826-1887 & Catherine Ellen MERCER c1830-1902
Wales; "Glenlivet" Merino, Digby, Vic, Aus
Hugh LEWIS was born ca 1823, son of Owen LEWIS, brother of Catherine LEWIS wife of Owen OWENS from Digby and brother of Richard LEWIS of 'Rifle Downs' near Digby.
Hugh LEWIS was a pastoralist of 'Glenlivet Station' near Digby who married Catherine Ellen MERCER in 1865.
Hugh LEWIS & Catherine Ellen MERCER appear to have had the following family:
- Mary Grace LEWIS b. 1868, Merino, Vic, mar. George ORMANDY;
- Catherine Eleanor LEWIS b. 1870, Merino, Vic,, d. 1874;
- Hugh Llewellan LEWIS b. 1871, Merino, Vic, d. 1916, WW1
- WW1 1st AIF, 36th Battalion, enlisted 14-01-1916
- DOS, 8-06-1916
- Commemorated on Hollybrook Memorial Southampton, Eng
- Digby Avenue of Honour Tree No 34 Planted by Mr Owen RIGBY
- Ethel Mercer LEWIS b. 1876, Digby, Vic, mar. Alfred McCOMBE;
- Alice Kathleen LEWIS b. 1877, Digby, Vic, mar. John HANLON;