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James Lewis

Male Abt 1689 - Bef 1752  (~ 63 years)


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  • Name James Lewis  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Alternate birth 1688  Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Born Abt 1689  Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gender Male 
    Alternate death May 1752  Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died Bef 4 May 1752 and 23 May 1752  Richmond, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I7434  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 16 May 2020 

    Father James Lewis,   b. 3 Jun 1664, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 6 Mar 1740 and 30 Sep 1745, Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Sarah Babcock,   b. Abt 1669, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1740, Exeter, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 1687  Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F1292  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Susanna Petty,   b. 6 Jul 1716, Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1747  [5, 6, 7
    Children 
    +1. Gideon Lewis,   b. 15 Dec 1749, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1805  (Age 55 years)
    Last Modified 16 May 2020 
    Family ID F3539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a cooper. He married his first wife Abigail, whose origins are unknown, about 1708 in Washington County, Rhode Island.

      All of his children and all of his Fordice stepchildren are mentioned in his will.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3763] Babcock and Allied Families by Louis Effingham De Forest. New Haven, Connecticut: De Forest Publishing Co., 1928.

    2. [S868] Rhode Island, Birth Index, 1636-1930, on ancestry.com.

    3. [S3750] Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899, on ancestry.com.

    4. [S2089] M. S. Lewis, "Book XIV.: John Lewis, Westerly, Rhode Island." Lewis Letter v. 1, nos. 1-12, p. 47.

    5. [S3824] The Petty-Pettis Genealogy: Descendants of John Petty of Springfield, Massachusetts, 1668 by Robert Joseph Curfman. Kansas City, Missouri, 1985.

    6. [S4169] Find a Grave page for James Lewis, Jr.

    7. [S1113] Life History of Elisha Hurt Groves and Lucy Simmons by Murland R. Packer. 1997.

    8. [S1113] Life History of Elisha Hurt Groves and Lucy Simmons by Murland R. Packer. 1997., place only.

    9. [S3510] The Ancestry of Nathan Lewis Harrison Revisited Nineteen Years Later by Keith Harrison. 2008.