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- quebecoise
 Added: Jul. 26, 2015
 
❤️ M
 Added: Mar. 27, 2015
 
"Colonel Charles Lewis, son of Pioneer John Lewis, was born in Virginia in 1736. He was noble, generous, gallant and fearless. He was once captured by the Indians and doubtless would have been put to death had he not made his escape by out-running the savages. He commanded a regiment at the battle of the Point, on October 10, 1774, where he was killed. Virginia perpetuated its remembrance by naming a county after him. He married Sarah Murray and left the following issue:(1) Elizabeth, born 1762; died unmarried.(2) Margaret, born 1765; married Major Prior.(3) Captain John, born 1766; married Rachel Miller, of Augusta county, Va. He died on Cow Pasture river, in Bath county, in 1843, leaving issue.(4) Mary, born 1768; died unmarried.(5) Thomas, born 1771; died unmarried.(6) Colonel Andrew, born 1772; married Margaret Stuart in 1802, and died in 1833, leaving issue.(7) Charles, born 1774; married Jane Dickerson in 1799, and left issue at his death in 1803." ---Copied from: "Genealogy of the Lewis Family in America: From the Middle of the Seventeenth Century Down to the Present Time", Volume 1 Author: William Terrell Lewis-January 1, 1893 (Downloadable from Google E-Books)
- BS
 Added: Mar. 16, 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
 

- SLW
 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
 

-Anonymous
 Added: Oct. 10, 2010
 

- Suzy E.
 Added: Sep. 8, 2010
 
Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-GrandUncle
- SLGMSD
 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
 
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