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Gen Lewis Littlepage

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Gen Lewis Littlepage

Birth
Hanover County, Virginia, USA
Death
19 Jul 1802 (aged 39)
Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial
Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot
Grave No.183
Memorial ID
5004843 View Source

Son of Col.James Littlepage and Bettie Lewis Littlepage.Entered the College of William and Mary in 1778 and was a "college volunteer" in the American Revolution's Virginia Artillery.Aide to John Jay when Jay was minister to Spain,and confidential secetary to Stanislaus Augustus,King of Poland.

Son of Col.James Littlepage and Bettie Lewis Littlepage.Entered the College of William and Mary in 1778 and was a "college volunteer" in the American Revolution's Virginia Artillery.Aide to John Jay when Jay was minister to Spain,and confidential secetary to Stanislaus Augustus,King of Poland.


Inscription

Here lies the body of Lewis Littlepage, who was born in the county of Hanover in the State of Virginia on the 19th day of December, 1762 and departed this life in Fredericksburg on the 19th day of July, 1802, Aged 39 years and 7 months

"Honored for many years with the esteem and confidence of the Unfortunate Stanislaus Augustus, King of Poland, he held under that monarch, until he lost his throne, the most distinguished offices, among which was that of Ambassadore to Russia. He was by him created the Knight of Saint Stanislaus, Chamberlain and confidential secretary in his cabinet, and acted as his special envoy in the most important occasions of talents, of military as well as civil, he served with credit as an officer of his rank in different arms. In private life he was charitable, generous and just, and in the various public offices which he filled, he acted with uniform magnanimity, fidelity and honor."


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  • Maintained by: BigFrench
  • Originally Created by: PL
  • Added: 18 May 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 5004843
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/5004843/lewis-littlepage: accessed ), memorial page for Gen Lewis Littlepage (19 Dec 1762–19 Jul 1802), Find a Grave Memorial ID 5004843, citing Masonic Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304).