Lewis Green was born in abt 1724 in Prince George, (now Dinwiddie), Virginia. His year of birth (1724) is estimated from an undated service record in the French and Indian war in Capt Robert McKenzie's Company. In that record, he is listed as age 30, height 5' 10", enlisted from Dinwiddie County, and a carpenter by trade. From other sources relating to Captan Robert McKenzie's service, the year of this record is estimated at 1754 (see below).
Undated Size Roll from French and Indian War (est. date: 1754)
He married Elizabeth Sarah Lauderdale (1730-1803) in 1748 in Virginia.
This Lewis Green received bounty land in what is today Hardy County, West Virginia, for his service in the French and Indian war. He moved there and was of record there in 1787.
1754/1755 – Lewis Green, Pvt. in Robert McKenzie's Co., French and Indian War; enlisted in Dinwiddie Co., listed as age 30, 5’10” tall and a carpenter by trade.
Awarded certificate #48 which reads: “Henry Steele and Patrick Finley proved that John Kelsey, Edwd Pascal, Lewis Green and Peter Huff were soldiers in the Virginia Regiment under the command of Genl Braddock in the year 1755 which is ordered certified. /s/ Gabriel Jones C Ck.
Land was not actually granted for service in the French and Indian War until 1779. The entitlement of Lewis Green for 50 acres of land (which would have been in the western part of VA) …”By Bill of Sale transferred to Abram Hite(?) assignee of Lewis Green issued 10 of Oct 1779 to Abraham Hite”. (from records and microfilm in the VA State Library, Richmond, VA.).
1787 – appraisals made of estates of Lewis and Mary Green, Hardy Co., VA (now WV) 24V187.
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First, Col. Green left a carefully articulated will naming seven sons and specifying precisely what part of his estate each son should inherit, including how the underage sons should be handled. He does not mention a son Lewis. The correct list of Robert Green's seven sons is given in his profile here.
Second, Col. Robert Green is of an entirely different social class than this Lewis Green. Col. Green was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses and his children married into families allied with the family of Gen. George Washington. There is no way that a landless son Lewis, a private in the French and Indian War and a carpenter by trade, fits as a son of Col. Robert Green. There is an extensive biographical literature on Col. Geen and his family. Nowhere is a son Lewis mentioned.
He could be the son or grandson of the John Green who
was a contemporary of Lewis II. This John could have been related to Lewis II, but I don’t know how. - AJG
This is not Lewis "Bear" Green of the Clinch River area
In a book entitled A Genealogy of Lewis Green & Associated Families, Judy Parsons Smith presents a thorougly-researched and well-documented genealogy connecting the various Lewis Green's active in Virginia beginning in the 1600's through the early 1800's. The author identifies Lewis Green IV (fourth of four successive Lewis Greens) as the "famous" Lewis Green who was active in Southwest Virginia, knew Daniel Boone, was mauled by a bear, and lived near Patrick Porter in what is today Dungannon, Scott County VIrginia. The reason that this Lewis Green could not have been the "famous" pioneer was that he was of record in Hardy County at the same time the other Lewis Green was active in the Clinch River area. Adnath Jo Green is adamant: This Lewis Green (b. 1724) never came to Washington County [emphasis original].
JRT : Birth/Death dates are uncertain--differ in various sources.
Detached Burwell Green as father - that Burwell Green was not of Gloucester/Dinwiddie & was married to Anne Poythress c1720. It has been suggested (in a comment on his profile) that Frances Gilliam was the mother of this Green.
All of the information formerly in the "Unsourced Information" section was about a different Louis Green than this one. The entire section has been moved to the profile of Lewis Green, b. 1710, to whom it applies.
Oct 1724 Birth: Prince George County, Colony of Virginia
In 1752, Dinwiddie County, Colony of Virginia was formed from Prince George County, Colony of Virginia.
1752 County Formation: Dinwiddie County, Colony of Virginia
Dinwiddie County, colony of Virginia was formed from Prince George County, VA in 1752.
1754 County Formation: Hampshire County, Colony of Virginia
In 1754, Hampshire County VA was formed from parts of Frederick and Augusta Counties VA and is now West Virginia's oldest county.
Braddock's defeat (aka Battle of Monongahela) at Fort Duquesne (now Pittsburgh) where the Allegheny and the Monongahela feed into the Ohio River.
General Edward Braddock was killed and the remaining survivors retreated leaving for a time a virtually undefended frontier.
Abt 1755 Military: Dinwiddie County, Colony of Virginia
French and Indian War (1754-1763). Lewis Green enlisted as a Private in Captain Robert McKenzie's Company from Dinwiddie County, VA. Captain Robert McKenzie's company served in Kentucky and Tennessee and were stationed at Fort Cumberland in Maryland.
11 Nov 1755 Military: Fort Cumberland, Province of Maryland
Col. George Washington orders Capt. Robert McKenzie to Norfolk for the purpose of recruiting able-bodied men. 
bef. end of Jan 1755 Military: Colony of Virginia
Capt. Robert McKenzie's new recruits were transported by boat to Alexandria where they would join the Virginia Regiment at Fort Cumberland, Maryland.
10 July 1756 Military: Fort Cumberland, Province of Maryland
Col. George Washington holds a council of war at Fort Cumberland. The Assembly and the council order Col. George Washington to build a series of forts; however, the scarcity of recruits presents a challenge to the building of a series of forts.
13 July 1756 Military: Colony of Virginia
Roll of Capt. Robert McKenzie's Company
"Lewis Green, Dinwiddie, 30, 5' 7", carpenter, Virginia, brown, one short leg, a simple look" 
July 1756 Military: Colony of Virginia
Lewis Green is listed on the "Pay Roll of Capt. Robert McKenzie's Company." 
13 July 1756 Military: Fort Cumberland, Province of Maryland
Col. George Washington provides the following orders for Capt. Robert McKenzie via letter from Fort Cumberland, Maryland "You are to proceed with your Company to the Fort, now commanded by Captain William Cox; and take the command of it until the Militia at Pearsalls, &c. are discharged—which will be as soon as Harvest is over."
"Providing escort to Waggons, Expresses, etc. and to scour the woods as well."
17 July 1756 Military: Colony of Virginia
"After his arrival at William Cocks’s fort on Patterson Creek, McKenzie reported that there were twenty-six rangers there as well as one drummer, three sergeants, and one ranger lieutenant, Thomas Lemen. See McKenzie’s return of 17 July 1756, DLC:GW."
Aug 1756 Military: Colony of Virginia
Lewis Green is listed on the Pay Roll of Capt. Robert McKenzie's Company. 
Aug 1756 Military: Colony of Virginia
Capt. Robert McKenzie begins his command of Pearsal's fort on the south Branch of the Potomac. Capt. Robert McKenzie remained in command of Pearsal's fort for over a year.
18 Feb 1757 Military: Colony of Virginia
Capt. Robert McKenzie writes to Col. George Washington from Pearsall's fort: "P.S. On the 15th Inst. a Party of abt twenty Indians, took of a Man nigh Fort Defiance & chased another. They burnt some Houses, Stacks of Hay, killed several Cattle &c. A Party went out after them from Fort Pleasant as quick as possible, but I have not heard their Success"
"Fort Pleasant and Fort Defiance on the South Branch were often referred to as Thomas Waggener’s Lower and Upper forts."
16 May 1757 Military: Colony of Virginia
Lack of funding leads to a troop reductions and Robert Dinwiddie, from Williamsburg, conveys the new troop arrangements -- a total of 450 troops -- to Col. George Washington as follows [quote with formatting changes]:
"at Fort Loudoun; 100 Men; commanded by Yourself [Col. Washington]
at Maidstone; 70 Men; commanded by Capt. Stewart
at Edwards’s; 25 Men; Do [commanded] by a Subaltern
at Pearsalls; 45 Men; Do [commanded] by Capt. McKenzie
In the Nighbourhood of Butter Milk Fort.; 70 Men Commanded by Capt. Waggener.
at Dickenson’s; 70 Men; Commanded by Major Lewis
at Vauss’s; 70 Men; Do [commanded] by Capt. Woodward"
Aug 1757 Military: Colony of Virginia
Lewis Green is listed in the "Return for the month of August of necessaries belonging to the 10th Company, Virginia Regiment, commanded by Capt. Robert McKenzie." 
Dec 1757 Military: Colony of Virginia
Size Roll of Capt. Robert McKenzie's Company.
Lewis Green (name), Capt. McKenzie (enlisting officer), 30 (age), 5' 10" (height), Dinwiddie (county), Virginia (country), carpenter (trade), Winchester (place of enlistment), brown complexion, black hair, limps in walking (description) 
1758 Military: Fort Duquesne, New France
Capt. Robert McKenzie and his company were part of "Gen. John Forbes’s successful expedition against Fort Duquesne in 1758."
1763 Historical: Colony of Virginia
Royal Proclamation of 1763, at the end of the French and Indian War, prevented settlements west of the Appalachian Mountains.
10 Oct 1779 Property: Hampshire County, Colony of Virginia
Henry Steel and Patrick Finley proved that John Kelsey, Edward Purcel, Lewis Green and Peter Huff were soldiers in the Va. Rgmt. under Gen. Braddock in 1755. They by bill of sale transferred their rights to Col. Abraham Hite. 
1 Jan 1780 Historical:
Fort Nashborough was built. The Cumberland Compact was created in 13 May 1780. Consequently, Lewis "French and Indian War" Green, nor Capt. Robert MacKenzie, served at Fort Nashborough during the French and Indian War.
1782 Residence: Hampshire County, Virginia, USA
In the 1782 State Census: Lewis Green is listed with 4 free whites in his household and no slaves. Col. Abraham Hite's -- (AH) -- contiguous territory. Anyone in AH's territory would have been neighbors. Lewis Green (AH) 4 
16 Aug 1783 Probate: Hardy County, Virginia, USA
Lewis Green's estate is appraised in Hardy County, Virginia [now Hardy County, WV]. 
1784 Residence: Hampshire County, Virginia, USA
In the 1784 State Census, Lewis Green is listed with 5 free whites in his household with 1 dwelling and no other buildings. Lewis was in Col. Abraham Hite's -- (AH) -- contiguous territory. Anyone in AH's territory would have been neighbors. Lewis Green (AH) 5-1
1786 County Formation: Hardy County, Virginia, USA
In 1796, Hardy County, Virginia was formed from Hampshire County, VA becoming Hardy County, WV on 20 Jun 1863 when WV was admitted to the union.
10 Apr 1787 Estate Appraisal: Hardy County, Virginia, USA
appr, 10 Apr 1787 by William Blackburn, David Smith, William Welton. Hardy county, Virginia Courthouse Ledger Page number 8. 
↑ Yates Publishing. U.S. International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [online database of Index-only records] at Ancestry.com, "1748 to Elizabeth", no maiden name listed.
↑ “From George Washington to Robert McKenzie, 5 August 1756,” Founders Online, National Archives, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/02-03-02-0295. [Original source: The Papers of George Washington, Colonial Series, vol. 3, 16 April 1756–9 November 1756, ed. W. W. Abbot. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1984, pp. 334–336.]
↑ 12.012.1 “From George Washington to Robert McKenzie, 13 July 1756,” Founders Online, National Archives, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/02-03-02-0243. [Original source: The Papers of George Washington, Colonial Series, vol. 3, 16 April 1756–9 November 1756, ed. W. W. Abbot. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1984, pp. 265–266.]
↑ “To George Washington from Robert McKenzie, 18 February 1757,” Founders Online, National Archives, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/02-04-02-0058. [Original source: The Papers of George Washington, Colonial Series, vol. 4, 9 November 1756– 24 October 1757, ed. W. W. Abbot. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1984, pp. 109–110.]
↑ “To George Washington from Robert Dinwiddie, 16 May 1757,” Founders Online, National Archives, https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Washington/02-04-02-0086. [Original source: The Papers of George Washington, Colonial Series, vol. 4, 9 November 1756– 24 October 1757, ed. W. W. Abbot. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1984, pp. 153–156.]
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