J. & E. McCAY,
Sep. 11, 1864,
Æ. 11y. 8m. 8d.
The stone bears the mark of the monument maker: Cotton, Mt. Vernon (Ohio).
Lewis’s parents appear to be John and Eliza McCay who, together with seven children (all boys!), were living in nearby Porter Township, Delaware County at the time of the 1860 Federal census. Lewis, the middle child of the seven, was 7 years old.
|1860 Federal census image from Ancestry.com|
Rich Hill Cemetery, Knox County, Ohio