One Quick Handwriting Transcription Challenge Every Day-for the genealogist in you
Dr. Mar. Lewis
Added note: since it's just one line, hard to really tell, but it looks like maybe this enumerator put last name first.
Lewis De Mar is it. The last name is first. As BJ said, it would be easier to see more than just one line.
Maybe I've missed something here ?? but surely since the 1870 census the enumerators have entered the surname first ??