Lewis Family Ancestors and Descendants

Excerpted from Lewis of Warner Hall by Merrow Egerton Sorley

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Generation 1:

Sir Edmund Lewis married Lady Anne,
daughter of Earl of Dorset

Child: Robert Lewis
  • born 1579 in Brecon, Wales
  • date of death unknown

Generation 2:

Robert Lewis - wife unknown

Child: Robert
  • born about 1605 in Brecon, Wales
  • died about 1655 in York Co., VA.

There is a debate amongst Lewis relatives over who the immigrant ancestor of the family was. Sorley claims it was Robert Lewis (as shown here). Subsequent evidence indicates it may have been John Lewis (not shown by Sorley or here).

Generation 3:

Robert Lewis, General - married Mary (?) about 1630

Children:
  • William - born about 1632
  • John - born about 1634, probably in Monmouthshire, Wales
  • Mary - born about 1638 in York Co., VA
  • Alice - born about 1640 in York Co., VA

Generation 4:

John Lewis was born about 1634, probably in Monmouthshire, Wales and died 21 August, 1687 at Chemokins, New Kent Co. (now King & Queen Co.), VA. He married Isabella Miller about 1666, daughter of James Miller. She was born 24 August, 1640 in York Co., VA and died 1703/4 in Chemokins, New Kent Co. (now King & Queen Co.), VA.

Children:
  • Edward - born about 1667 at Chemokins, New Kent Co. (now King & Queen Co.), VA.; died about 1713 in King & Queen Co., VA.
  • John, II - born 30 November, 1668 at Chemokins, New Kent Co., VA; died 14 November, 1725 at Warner Hall, Gloucester, VA.

Generation 5A:

Edward Lewis
Children:
  • Ann - born 1688
  • John - born about 1690; died about 1716. He married Mildred Washington about 1715. Mildred was the sister of Augustine Washington, George Washington's father.

Generation 5B:

John Lewis, II was born 30 November, 1668 in Chemokins, New Kent Co. VA. and died 14 November, 1725 at Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA. He married Elizabeth Warner, daughter of Augustine II and Mildred Reade, after 1690, in Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA. Elizabeth was born 24 November, 1672 at Chesake, Gloucester Co., VA., and died 5 February, 1718/19 at Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA.

Children:
  • John, III - born 1694 at Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA.; died 17 January, 1754 at Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA.
  • Charles, Col. - born 1696 at Chemokins, New Kent Co., VA.; died 1779 at Byrd, Goochland Co., VA.
  • Robert - born 1704
  • Catherine - born 2 November, 1705; died December, 1705
  • Elizabeth - born 2 November, 1705; died December, 1705
  • Elizabeth - born May, 1706 - married John Bolling
  • Isabella - born December, 1707; died 1741 - married Dr. Thomas Clayton
  • Mary - born about 1710 - married Robert Throckmorton.
  • Anne - born 1711/12

Generation 6:

John Lewis, III was born 1694 at Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA. and died 17 January, 1754 at Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA. He married (1) Frances Fielding, 1718, daughter of Henry Fielding and Mary Lane. Frances was born about 1702 and died 27 October, 1731 at Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA. He married (2) Priscilla Churchill about 1734. She died without issue.

Children (by Frances):
  • Warner - born 10 October, 1720 at Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA.
  • John - born 1723 at Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA.; died 20 November, 1727 at Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA.
  • Fielding - born 7 July, 1725 at Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA.; died 7 December, 1781 in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania Co., VA.
  • Mildred - born 12 December, 1726; died 4 July, 1727
  • John - born 20 November, 1728; died ?
  • Charles - born 25 February, 1729/30 at Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA.; died about 1770 at Cedar Creek, Port Royal, Caroline Co., VA.
  • Frances - born 1731; died ?

Generation 7:

Fielding Lewis was born 7 July, 1725 at Warner Hall, Gloucester Co., VA. and died 7 December, 1781 in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania Co., VA. He married (1) Catharine Washington, daughter of John Washington and Catharine Whiting, 18 October, 1746. She was born 11 February, 1723/24 in VA. and died 19 February, 1749/50 in VA. He married (2) Betty Washington, daughter of Augustine Washington and Mary Ball, in Stafford Co., VA on 7 May, 1750. Betty was born 20 June, 1733 at Wakefield, Westmoreland Co., VA and died 31 March, 1797 in Western View, Culpeper Co. VA.

Children (by Catharine):
  • John - born 22 June, 1747; died 1825
  • Frances - born 26 November, 1748; died 1775-81
  • Warner - born 27 November, 1749; died 1749
Children (by Betty):
  • Fielding, Jr. - born 14 February, 1751; died 21 July, 1803
  • Augustine - born 22 January, 1752; died 1756
  • Warner - born 24 June, 1755; died 1756
  • George - born 14 March, 1757; died 15 November, 1821
  • Mary - born 22 April, 1759; died 25 December, 1759
  • Charles - born 3 October, 1760; died 1775
  • Samuel - born 14 May, 1763; died 31 December, 1774
  • Betty - born 23 February, 1765; died 9 August, 1830
  • Lawrence - born 4 April, 1767; died 20 November, 1839
  • Robert - born 25 January, 1769; died 16 January, 1829
  • Howell - born 1771; died 1822

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