- Birth Date
- 25 August 1824
- Death Date
John Lewis was from Wales and he emigrated with his wife, children, and niece, Jane Williams (as is indicated by her obituary). He was a Captain of Ten in the Hunt company. The Lewis family emigrated from Wales via the ship Thornton. The Lewis family lived together in Utah in 1860, according to census records. Welsh birth records confirm his date of birth.
- Age at Departure: 31
- Head of Household
- 1860 Utah Census.
- Bowen, William P., Synopsis of Remarks Made by Pioneer William P. Bowen at the Pioneer Reunion, January 1922, Spanish Fork, Utah.
- Dan Jones Emigrating Company journal, 1856 May-December.
- "Immigration to Utah," Deseret News, 15 October 1856, 254.
- “John A. Hunt Company report, 1856.” In Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports 1850-1862, Reports 1856-1862. (CR 1234 5, Box 1, Folder 49)
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 15 December 1856, 12.
- Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907.