- Born: October 5, 1824, Lancaster Co., Earl Twp., Pennsylvania
- Marriage: Elizabeth LUTTMAN before 1853 in Pennslyvania
- Died: May 8, 1902, DeKalb Co., Corunna, Indiana at age 77
- Buried: May 10, 1902, DeKalb Co., Corunna, Indiana, County Road 327
Another name for Lewis was Lewis Sheaffer.
Lewis married Elizabeth LUTTMAN, daughter of David LUTTMAN and Mary FRANKFORT, before 1853 in Pennslyvania. (Elizabeth LUTTMAN was born on August 7, 1825 in Lancaster Co., Leacock Twp., Pennsylvania, died on June 12, 1890 in DeKalb Co., Corunna, Indiana and was buried in DeKalb Co., Corunna, Indiana.)