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Lewis Patriarchs of Early Virginia and Maryland 3rd ed. 1998 by Robert J. C. K. Lewis

page 67 - DAVID LEWIS  (D. 1669) York County, VA, Records:

DAVID LEWIS, headright of Thos. Symonds, 2 Mar. 1638, for 250 acs.  Upper Co of New Norfolk (Nansemond) E. on Nansemond Riv. (Nugent, C. & P. I, p. 103)

Will of Richard Simons. Dtd. 13 July 1647. Prob. 11 Nov. 1648. Mentions his brother, Thomas Simons, dec'd. Wit: DAVY (X) LEWIS. (B. Fleet, Va. Col. Abs. Vol. 3., 1988 Ed. p. 155.  York Co. 1648-1657.)

David Lewis, son of  DAVID, b. 21 Oct 1650. (L.C. Bell, Charles Parish, York Co., Va. Hist. & Reg. 1648-17889, p. 125.)

DAVID (W) LEWIS signed a jury inquest re a maid servant of Anthony Franklin of New Poqoson, Margaret Wynn who hanged herself.  7 June 1659.  (B. Weisiger, York Co., Va. Records, 1659-1661, p. 13.)

John Lewis, son of DAVID by MARY, b. 19 June 1663. (L. C. Bell, op. cit., p. 125.)

DAVID LEWIS impannelled as a member of Grand Jury, 24 Jan. 1666/7. (b. Weisiger, York Co., Va. Records, 1665-1672, p. 53.)

DAVID LEWIS died 8 Feb. 1669 (Charles Parish Register.)

Will of DAVID LEWIS of New Poquoson Par., York Co. - To son John Lewis, all my land extending to the land of Christopher Garlington.  To son David Lewis, housing, orchards and plantation I live on, to Richard Center's line.  To wife MARY to live on land of my son David for Widowhood.  If my sons die under age, then land to my wife for life, then to my friend John Knapton. Mares to my wife and sons.  Sons not to divide estate until age 21.  Executors:  Wife and friend John Knapton.  Wit.: James Turner, Richard center (R), Edmund Watts.  Sighed DAVID (U) LEWIS.  Recorded 10 Nov. 1670.

David Lewis pats. 217 acs. N. side dams parting York & Warwick Cos., includes 99 acs. purchased by his father, DAVID LEWIS.  Adj. Owen Davis. 20 Apr. 1685. (Nugent, C. & P. II., p. 288)  The name Owen enters the Lewis family through DAVID LEWIS's son John and there is some thought that he might have been married to a daughter of Owen Davis. 




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