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Lieut William Lewis
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Birth: 1748
Virginia, USA
Death: Nov. 14, 1779
Albemarle County
Virginia, USA

William Lewis was the father of Capt. Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

The dates on his gravestone, erected by the DAR many years after his burial, are questionable. He probably was born between 1734 and 1738. His wife Lucy (Meriwether) stated that he died in 14 Nov 1779 and she remarried in 1780. The existence of the 1780 inventory of his estate, the tends to confirm the 1779 date.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert Lewis (1702 - 1765)
  Jane Meriwether Lewis (1705 - 1757)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy Meriwether Marks (1752 - 1837)*
 
 Children:
  Jane Meriwether Lewis Anderson (1770 - 1845)*
  Lucinda Lewis (1772 - ____)*
  Meriwether Lewis (1774 - 1809)*
  Reuben Lewis (1777 - 1844)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anne Lewis*
  Nicholas Lewis (1734 - 1808)*
  Mary Lewis Thomson (1735 - 1812)*
  William Lewis (1748 - 1779)*
  William Lewis (1748 - 1779)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: TMSI [659]
 
Burial:
Clover Fields Cemetery
Albemarle County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: The Meriwether Society, ...
Originally Created by: Sharon Sabel Pike
Record added: Feb 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7188221
Lieut William Lewis
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Lieut William Lewis
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