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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)*
  Thomas Lewis (1718 - 1790)*
  William Lynn Lewis (1724 - 1811)*
  Margaret Lynn Lewis Crow (1726 - ____)*
  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
Find A Grave Memorial# 8881752
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-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 11, 2014
Thinking of you today dear 5th Great-Grandfather. Your many descendents are very proud of you.
- Beverly Smith Harker
 Added: Oct. 12, 2014

- Roni Lewis
 Added: Aug. 2, 2014
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