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PATRIOT Captain John [Strother] Lewis[1]

Male 1749 - 1788  (39 years)


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  • Name John [Strother] Lewis 
    • Thomas Lewis' three oldest sons, John, Andrew and Thomas, Jr. were officers in the Revolutionary army. John and Andrew were with General Washington at Valley Forge and throughout the Jersey campaign. John and Thomas were at the surrender of Cornwallis and Andrew was an officer under General Wayne in his expedition against the Western Indians in 1795, and lost an arm.
    Title PATRIOT 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 1749  Augusta County, Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1788  Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I21769  My Reynolds Line
    Last Modified 4 Mar 2021 

    Father Surveyor Thomas Lewis,   b. 27 Apr 1718, County Donegal, Ulster Province, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1790, Bullpasture, Augusta County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Jane Strother,   b. 1731, King George Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1820, Rockingham Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 26 Jan 1748  Augusta Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • https://www.google.com/books/edition/Genealogy_of_the_Lewis_Family_in_America/fu4wAAAAMAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&printsec=frontcover
      Children of Thomas Lewis and Jane Strother:
      Capt. John Lewis 1749 - 1788 - died single
      Margaret Ann Lewis 1751 - 1834 - m. John McClanahan
      Agatha Lewis 1753 - 1836 - m. Capt John Frogg&Capt. John Stuart
      Jane Thompson Lewis 1755 - 1790m. Thomas Hughes
      Andrew Lewis 1757 - 1810 - died single
      Thomas Lewis, Jr 1760 - 1847 - died single
      Mary Lewis 1762 - 1829, m. John McElhany
      Elizabeth Lewis 1765 - 1829, m. Thos. M. Gilmer
      Anne Lewis 1767 -?; m. Mr. Douthat and Mr. French
      Frances Lynn 'Fannie' Lewis 1771 - 1845 m. Layton Yaney.
      Charles Lewis 1772 - 1832, m. Miss Yaney
      Sophia Lewis 1775 - 1860, m. John Carthrae
      William Benjamin Lewis 1778 - 1825 m. Miss M. Hite
    • Thomas Lewis' three oldest sons, John, Andrew and Thomas, Jr. were officers in the Revolutionary army. John and Andrew were with General Washington at Valley Forge and throughout the Jersey campaign. John and Thomas were at the surrender of Cornwallis and Andrew was an officer under General Wayne in his expedition against the Western Indians in 1795, and lost an arm.
    Family ID F7236  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Newspaper Article Andrew Lewis
Daily Arkansas Gazette May 22,1904
    Newspaper Article Andrew Lewis Daily Arkansas Gazette May 22,1904
    19436LewisAndrew DailyArkansasGazette May22,1904.jpg
    Map of Part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia 1755-1760; Shows Tinkling Spring Church and Fort Chiswell
    Map of Part of Augusta County, Colony of Virginia 1755-1760; Shows Tinkling Spring Church and Fort Chiswell
    Map_of_Augusta_County_1755-1760.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S80] Google Books, https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=fu4wAAAAMAAJ&hl=en&pg=GBS.PA6.
      John Lewis, s/o Thomas and Jane Strother Lewis, died single.