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Andrew H. Lewis
Birth: Oct. 9, 1716
County Donegal, Ireland
Death: Sep. 26, 1781
Bedford
Bedford County
Virginia, USA

American Pioneer and Patriot. He surveyed the lands of the Greenbrier and Cowpasture River Valleys and served in General George Washington's Virginia Regiment. He fought in the French and Indian War and was imprisoned by the French for 13 months. As a Colonel in Dunsmore's War in 1774 he and his 600 men fought and defeated Chief Cornstalk and his Shawnee Warriors in the Battle of Point Pleasant, which has been recognized as the first battle of the American Revolution. After his military career he served on the Governor Council under both Governor Thomas Jefferson and Governor Thomas Nelson. In 1781 he was return to his home near Salem Virginia when he was taken ill and died in present day Bedford County, Virginia. (bio by: S.G. Thompson) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Lewis (1678 - 1762)
  Margaret Lynn Lewis (1693 - 1779)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Anne Givens Lewis (1724 - 1781)
 
 Children:
  Andrew Lewis (1758 - 1844)*
  William Lewis (1767 - 1825)*
 
 Siblings:
  Samuel Lewis (1716 - ____)*
  Andrew H. Lewis (1716 - 1781)
  Thomas Lewis (1718 - 1790)*
  Margaret Lynn Lewis Crow (1726 - ____)*
  William Lynn Lewis (1729 - 1811)*
  Charles Lewis (1736 - 1774)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Hill Cemetery
Salem
Salem City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Top of Hill at the Center of the Cemetery
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: S.G. Thompson
Record added: Jun 02, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8862931
Andrew H. Lewis
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Andrew H. Lewis
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Andrew H. Lewis
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- Suzanne Hye
 Added: Jul. 30, 2017
Col. Andrew Lewis, cuff links were listed among his personal possessions when he died in 1781
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 13, 2017

- CJK
 Added: Sep. 26, 2016
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