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

page 68 - JOHN LEWIS  (D. 1669) York County, VA, Records:

1663:  JOHN LEWIS, son of David by Mary, b. 19 June 1663. (L. C. Bell, op. cit., p. 125.)

1668:  John Lewis, son of JOHN by Jane, b. 1 Mar. 1688 (L. C. Bell, op. cit., p. 125.)  Note:  According to Tyler's Quarterly, Vol. 22, p. 167 JOHN LEWIS married Jane Mackintosh, dau. of Enos and Elizabeth Mackintosh of Charles Parish, York Co. and had one son.  After the death of JOHN, she married a Nobling, poss. John Nobling, Jr. listed on the 1704 Quit Rent list of King and Queen Co., Va.

1688:  Mr. Samuel Ranshaw 132 acs. in the Oaken Swp. in Warwick Co. in Denbigh Par. 20 Oct. 1688.  p. 678. Beg. neer Shotbolt, cor. of Capt. Mathews to Thomas Wooton: his own, & land of JOHN LEWIS.  (Nugent, C. & P. II, p. 327.)

1689:  Thomas Branton, 33 acs. Warwick Co. in the Oaken Swp. 20 Apr. 1689, p. 704, Adj. Capt. Miles Cary, Mr. Tho. Harwood (Jr.); Thomas Platt; & JOHN LEWIS; on Howard & Wootons line; to Calvert's land.  Note: "This patt. to be charged in York."  (Nugent, C. & P. II, p. 332.)

1691:  JOHN LEWIS and Edward Mosse owned lot 33 on a town plat in York Co. surveyed by Col. Lawrence Smith and recorded Sept. 1691.  Owen Davis owned lot 13. (York Co., Va. Records, 1691)  Note:  For other patents showing the location of David, Jr. and his brother JOHN's location see the following in Nugent, C. & P. II:  Owen Davis, p. 384; Thos. Lilburne, p. 288; Garnett Corbitt, p. 300, and Samuell Singnall p. 310.


Information from Robert J. C. K. Lewis

Owen Lewis was born in Warwick Co ca 1683.  He was the son of JOHN LEWIS, b 1663 in York Co who had moved to Warwick Co from York Co This JOHN was the son of David Lewis Sr, of York Co, who had come to VA by 1638 and died in 1669.

JOHN Sr had two sons. Owen b ca 1683, probably by a 1st wife who may have been a daughter of a neighbor, Owen Davis.   JOHN Sr's !st wife died and he remarried to Jane, daughter of Enos and Elizabeth Macintosh of York Co and had John Jr b  1688.  JOHN Sr died shortly after this, and Jane remarried to John Nobling.

Warwick Records: Court 7 Jan 1713: p.233 "Thos Hansford purchased of John Lewis, son of JOHN LEWIS dec'd all the lands etc devised by sd dec' unto his sd son John, and Jane, the wife of John Noblin, late the relic of the sd dec'd being still living and having her right of dower in the premises, prays that she might have her third right of dower assigned to her by the court. Granted p. 265, 16 Sep 1685 Deposition by John Lewis, age 26 (Re Noncupative Will of Richard Riddlehurst.





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