- Birth Date
- 27 September 1822
- Death Date
- 17 October 1857
The Lewis family sailed to America in 1856 on the ship Thornton.
The family traveled with the Willie company through Iowa, but due to poor health, they halted in Florence.
- Age at Departure: 33
- Lewis, Joseph, Reminiscence, in Jennie S. Crane, Biography of Joseph Lewis, Sr. (Trail excerpt transcribed from "Pioneer History Collection" available at Pioneer Memorial Museum [Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum], Salt Lake City, Utah. Some restrictions apply.)
- Names of Persons and Sureties Indebted to the Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company from 1850 to 1877 Inclusive .
- Perpetual Emigrating Fund, Financial Accounts 1849-1886, Ledger B, p. 200.