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Flowers left for Charles Lewis
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

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