Anyone have credible sources as to the validity of Puleston line?

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Has anyone worked on and have credible sources as to the validity of this Puleston line?  

1. John Lewis-241 or John Lewis-239 is the son of John Lewis  Immigrant ancestor - Great Migration Begins, 1620-1635, Vol. 4 I-L page 392-395 (284-287) source
2. John is the son of Margaret Puleston
3. Margaret is the daughter of John Puleston  
4. John is the son of Richard Puleston  
5. Richard is the son of Roger Puleston
6. Roger is the son of Ermine (Hanmer) Puleston 
7. Ermine is the daughter of Margaret (Kynaston) Hanmer  - Richardson source
8. Margaret is the daughter of Elizabeth (Grey) Kynaston - Richardson source 
9. Elizabeth is the daughter of Henry Grey - Richardson source 
10. Henry is the son of Joan (Cherleton) de St Leger  Joan (Cherleton-1) - Richardson source

Thank you very much for your help. :-) 

in The Tree House by Bettye Carroll G2G6 Mach 4 (46.4k points)
edited by Bettye Carroll

from what I found looking at the family tree for Lewis-241... no. John Puleston in that line died with no legitimate children according to Bartrum - https://cadair.aber.ac.uk/dspace/bitstream/handle/2160/5482/TUDUR%20TREFOR%2025%28A2%29_1702.png?sequence=3&isAllowed=y - and I didn't find that Bartrum noted any illegitimate children. One of Bartrum's charts that I looked at had DWB as a source, and this bio - http://wbo.llgc.org.uk/en/s-PULE-JOH-1583.html - has names that appear in the tree that WikiTree shows for Lewis-241, but doesn't mention the family name Lewis. This DWB page does: http://wbo.llgc.org.uk/en/s-PULE-EST-1283.html ... but not John Lewis. It talks of Alice Lewis (John Lewis's gr-grandmother in WikiTree: http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Lewis-1117). I think that the John Puleston profile connected as grandfather to the Virginia John Lewis (Lewis-241) is a mashup of more than one John Puleston. As I mentioned in response to your other, related question (this G2G post), the Puleston profiles need to be developed before we can tell anything certain about the WikiTree lineage of Lewis-241 (although it's not looking good that WikiTree has it right).

Cheers, Liz

edit - updated Bartrum link

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Anonymous,

You continue to associate John Lewis, the immigrant to Virginia, with a man by the same name who emigrated to New England and is profiled by Anderson in the Great Migration Begins. They were two different people.

In another g2g thread, someone posted a source for the Virginia John Lewis-- a 20th century book available on ancestry.com.
by Jillaine Smith G2G6 Pilot (778k points)

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