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Maj John Lewis
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Birth: Sep., 1757
Albemarle County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1840
Adairsville
Bartow County
Georgia, USA

Revolutionary War Veteran

Inscription:
A Revolutionary War soldier volunteered under Captain Marks of Charlottesville, VA. Part of the time he belonged to the regiment that was detailed as a bodyguard to General LaFayette. He was in all the principle battles that were fought in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. He was at the Battles of Monmouth, Brandy Wine, Stony Point, Germantown and lastly was present at the ever memorable surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown.

"How sleep the brave who sink to rest
With all their country's wishes blest" 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Terrell Lewis (1728 - 1784)
  Sarah Taliaferro Lewis (1728 - 1769)
 
 Spouse:
  Ann Berry Earle Lewis (1766 - 1845)*
 
 Children:
  John Taliaferro Lewis (1787 - 1832)*
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Lewis (1752 - 1799)*
  John Lewis (1757 - 1840)
  Mildred McCoy Lewis Rowland (1759 - 1847)*
  Charles Crawford Lewis (1761 - 1833)*
  Jesse Pitman Lewis (1763 - 1849)*
  Richard Lewis (1764 - 1831)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oothcalooga Baptist Church Cemetery
Adairsville
Bartow County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Cherie Lynn
Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: May 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10973803
Maj John Lewis
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Maj John Lewis
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Maj John Lewis
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I read about your service during the Revolutionary War and was impressed and proud of the way you served.Thank you for serving and helping to free this country.I am your 6th great niece.
- mckinn6454
 Added: Aug. 9, 2014
In loving memory of my 5th Great-Grandfather.
- Ronna Ann
 Added: Oct. 7, 2013
Thank you for your service to our Country!
- rhondajo
 Added: Sep. 22, 2010
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