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John Lewis
Birth: 1678
County Donegal, Ireland
Death: Feb. 1, 1762
Staunton
Augusta County
Virginia, USA

John was the first settler in the Shenandoah Valley, arriving there circa 1732. His ancestors were French Huguenots who fled France during the 1500's. The family migrated to Ireland eventually where Mary Calhoun married into the family. Mary's family was descended of the Colquhoun Clan in Scotland and are descendants of Charlemange and about 50 ancient royals of Europe in Scotland, England, France, Norway, Sweden, Ireland, etc.

Son of: Andrew & Mary (Calhoun) Lewis Grandson of William Lewis.

Married in 1715 to Margaret Lynn, daughter of William Lynn.

John & Margaret was buried on homestead which he called Bellefonte, which is not a town.

Biography by Carol P.,a descendant gggggg granddaughter.
(bio by: Carol P. )


(bio by: Terry Lee Cochran
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Lynn Lewis (1693 - 1779)
 
 Children:
  Andrew H. Lewis (1716 - 1781)*
  Samuel Lewis (1716 - ____)*
  Thomas Lewis (1718 - 1790)*
  Margaret Lynn Lewis Crow (1726 - ____)*
  William Lynn Lewis (1729 - 1811)*
  Charles Lewis (1736 - 1774)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lewis Family Estate
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Brenda (Lewis) Gervais
Originally Created by: Carol P.
Record added: Jun 06, 2004
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 Added: Mar. 27, 2015
"John was born in Ireland, and is styled as Pioneer John Lewis by Campbell in his history of Virginia.In 1720 he killed an Irish landlord and fled to America, and finally settled near where the town of Staunton, in Augusta county, Va., now stands. He was ...(Read more)
- BS
 Added: Mar. 15, 2015
❤️ IN MEMORY OF MY 7G GRANDFATHER JOHN, REST IN PEACE SIR...
- MIKE ROUW
 Added: Mar. 4, 2015
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