Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
COL Charles Lewis
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
[Add Flowers]
Flowers 1 to 50 (of 63 total)51 - 63 

- quebecoise
 Added: Jul. 26, 2015
❤️ M
 Added: Mar. 27, 2015
To my 8th great Uncle. You were a great man in the early history of the state of Virginia. You have left behind a great legacy. Your descendents are very proud of you. Rest in Peace dear Uncle.
- Beverly Smith Harker
 Added: Mar. 21, 2014

 Added: Oct. 25, 2012
Col. Charles Lewis thank you for your service you gave then ultimate sacrifice and did not know what the British did to us yet.GOD Bless you !
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Aug. 2, 2012

- Bridget Kelley-Dearing
 Added: Jun. 22, 2012
Rest in Peace, beloved soldier. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: May. 28, 2012
I light a candle for Charles Lewis ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
Thank You, Patriot.
- aye ain't
 Added: Oct. 11, 2011
Thank you for your sacrifice dear Grandfather!
- Michele Anderson
 Added: Jul. 19, 2011
God bless you dear distant cousin.
- Betty Smith Romick Boustead
 Added: Jul. 10, 2011
Thank You, Sir!!
- LaDene
 Added: Mar. 11, 2011

- lisa greenman
 Added: Oct. 10, 2010

 Added: Oct. 10, 2010

- Suzy E.
 Added: Sep. 8, 2010
 Added: Aug. 21, 2010

- LawBaby
 Added: Jul. 4, 2010

- Monty
 Added: Mar. 11, 2010

- God Bless You Dear Brave Soldier ~ Rhonda Sue
 Added: Mar. 11, 2010

- LaDene
 Added: Mar. 11, 2010

- Satoris LeFier
 Added: Jan. 23, 2010
Thank you for your service to our Country, sir! God Bless you and may you be in HIS Peace.
- LaDene
 Added: Oct. 10, 2009
Thank you for my freedom. Rest in peace, and have a blessed Angel Day. You were gone too soon.
- Kate Duvall
 Added: Oct. 10, 2009
Thank you sir for your service in securing our Independence!!
- LaDene
 Added: Aug. 5, 2009

- kim grimme
 Added: May. 18, 2009

- Doll
 Added: Mar. 11, 2009
Thank You for Your Service You are not Forgotten You were my Fifth great Grand Fathers Brother
- Marc Ryan
 Added: Nov. 15, 2008

- Floral Designer
 Added: Oct. 10, 2008

- anny
 Added: Aug. 3, 2008

- purple-lady
 Added: Mar. 11, 2008

- Tom Cummings
 Added: Mar. 11, 2008

- Melissa Clayton Key
 Added: Mar. 11, 2008
You will Not Be forgottenCharles Lewis was a Fifth Great Uncle I'm a decendent of Thomas Lewis Charle's brother
- Marc Ryan
 Added: Feb. 27, 2008
Rest in peace
- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: Oct. 10, 2007
In Peace, Dear Colonel !
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: Oct. 10, 2007

- Eclectic One
 Added: Oct. 10, 2007
Charles Lewis married Sarah Murray 19 Jun 1762 and had the following children:Elizabeth Lewis was born October 7, 1762.Margaret Lewis was born March 29, 1765. She married Maj. Pryor.Capt. John Lewis was born November 4, 1766.Mary Lewis was born November 10, 1768.Thomas Lewis was born February 25, 1771.Col. Andrew Lewis was born September 27, 1772.Lt. Charles Lewis was born September 11, 1774.Lewis County HistoryLewis County was created from parts of Harrison County by an act of the Virginia Assembly on December 18, 1816. The county was named in honor of Colonel Charles Lewis (1733-1774), who was killed at the decisive Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774. His dying words were "Push on boys. Don't mind me." He was second in command at the time, serving under his older brother, General Andrew Lewis.The Battle of Point Pleasant was considered a turning point in the war against the Indians and a precursor of the American Revolutionary War. During the battle, one-half of General Lewis' commissioned officers, including his brother were killed, as were 75 of his non-commissioned soldiers. Another 140 soldiers were wounded. The actual number of Indians engaged or killed in the battle is not known, but included warriors from the Shawnee, Delaware, Mingo, Wyandotte and Cayuga tribes, lead by their respective chiefs and by Cornstalk, Sachem of the Shawnees and King of the North Confederacy. The remaining Indians fled into Ohio with Lewis' men in pursuit. Now on the defensive, the Indians later agreed to a peace treaty, ending what had become known as Lord Dunmore's War (John Murray, fourth Earl of Dunmore, was Governor of Virginia at the time).
- His 5th Great Grand Niece
 Added: Jul. 14, 2007
Colonel, Rest in Peace.
- Tuscany
 Added: Apr. 30, 2007

- gaby hayes
 Added: Mar. 11, 2007

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Mar. 11, 2007
rest in peace
- Charles Little
 Added: Mar. 11, 2007

- Trisha W.
 Added: Oct. 10, 2006
Thank you for your brave service and sacrifice. Rest in eternal peace and joy!
- P.L.M.
 Added: Oct. 10, 2006

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Oct. 9, 2006

- God bless you & your loved ones, Cindy
 Added: May. 29, 2006

- Jenna
 Added: Mar. 11, 2006

- Me & Badger ♥
 Added: Mar. 11, 2006
Happy Birthday Sir. Rest in peace and God bless
- Medora
 Added: Mar. 11, 2006
May eternal blessings be yours
- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: Oct. 10, 2005

- Republican
 Added: Oct. 10, 2005
Flowers 1 to 50 (of 63 total)51 - 63 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service