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William Lewis

Male Abt 1620 - 1690  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name William Lewis  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1620  [3
    Gender Male 
    Alternate birth of Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 18 Aug 1690  Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Buried Old Colonial Burying Ground, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Person ID I18295  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of DDB
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2020 

    Father William Lewis,   b. Abt 1595,   d. 2 Aug 1683, Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Mother Felix,   d. 17 Apr 1671, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 1620  [3
    Family ID F11162  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Hopkins,   d. Bef 22 Nov 1671 
    Married 1644  Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Lewis,   b. 1652,   d. 10 Aug 1722  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2020 
    Family ID F11161  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • 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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2288] The Kelloggs in the Old World and the New by Timothy Hopkins. San Francisco: Sunset Press, 1903.

    2. [S4966] Henry F. Waters, "Genealogical Gleanings in England." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 44:383, Oct 1890.

    3. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    4. [S2551] George Sheldon, "Hon. Lucius Manlius Boltwood." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 59:341, Oct 1905.

    5. [S4965] Lewis, With Collateral Lines by Harriet Southworth (Lewis) Barnes. Philadelphia, 1910.

    6. [S562] Bassett-Preston Ancestors: A History of the Ancestors in America of Marion Bassett Luitweiler, Howard Murray Bassett, Preston Rogers Bassett, Isabel Bassett Watson, and Helen Bassett Hauser, Children of Edward M. and Annie (Preston) Bassett, by Howard Murray Bassett Preston. New Haven, Connecticut: Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, 1930.

    7. [S4965] Lewis, With Collateral Lines by Harriet Southworth (Lewis) Barnes. Philadelphia, 1910., town only.