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William Lewis

Male Abt 1620 - 1690  (~ 70 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  William Lewis was born about 1620 (son of William Lewis and Felix); died on 18 Aug 1690 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in Old Colonial Burying Ground, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: of Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut

    Notes:

    First recorder of Farmington, Connecticut, 1645. Sergeant and captain in the Narragansett campaign of King Philip's War, 1675. He was one of the first slaveowners in Farmington, and left his slaves (two Natives) by will to his second wife, Mary Cheever. It is said that after his death they were given their freedom.

    William married Mary Hopkins in 1644 in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut. Mary (daughter of William Hopkins and Mary) died before 22 Nov 1671. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Sarah Lewis was born in 1652; died on 10 Aug 1722.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  William Lewis was born about 1595; died on 2 Aug 1683 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in Old Colonial Burying Ground, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Arrived in 1632 on the Lyon. First at Cambridge, then Hartford 1636. He was among the "Adventurers Party" of twenty-five men led by John Steele who scouted area that would become Hartford in October 1635, before the Rev. Hooker's party departed Cambridge in May 1636. His name is on the Founders Monument in downtown Hartford. To Hadley in 1659, as a member of the party opposed to the Rev. Samuel Stone. Deputy for Hadley to the Massachusetts general court in 1662, 1663, and 1664. Permanently in Farmington by 1675.

    William married Felix before 1620. Felix died on 17 Apr 1671 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Felix died on 17 Apr 1671 in Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. 1. William Lewis was born about 1620; died on 18 Aug 1690 in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut; was buried in Old Colonial Burying Ground, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut.