James Wilson 'Bud' Lewter was born ca 1841 in Red River Parish, Louisiana, to Kinchen Lewter of Chatham Co., NC and Elizabeth Brown of Wahalak, Kemper Co., Mississippi. He died some time after 1914 in Buena Vista, Marion Co., Georgia, where he used the alias 'J. D. Anders.' He was a grandson of Henry Lewter and Amelia Kelly. Bud was a farmer; he never married.