Lucy (Jefferson) Lewis
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Lucy (Jefferson) Lewis (1752 - 1811)

Lucy Lewis formerly Jefferson
Born in Shadwell, Albemarle, Virginia colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 12 Sep 1769 in Albemarle County, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 58 in Smithland, Livingston, Kentucky, United Statesmap
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Born on 10 October 1752, Lucy Jefferson married her first cousin (through her mother's sister, Mary Randolph), Charles Lilburne Lewis.[1].

Children of Lucy (Jefferson) and Charles Lilburne Lewis:

i. Lilburne Lewis (d. 10 April 1812) m. Elizabeth Jane "Betsy" Woodson Lewis (d. 25 April 1809), on 6 Sep 1797, Goochland County, Virginia; m. Letitia Griffin Rutter, in Kentucky.

ii. Randolph Lewis (d. 1811) m. Mary Howell Lewis (sister to Elizabeth Jane Woodson Lewis), on 17 January 1791, Goochland County, Virginia.

iii. Charles Lewis (d. 1806 in Louisiana), unmarried.[2]

iv. Isham Lewis (d. 8 Jan 1815, Battle of New Orleans) [ ?], unmarried.

v. Mary Randolph "Patsy" Lewis (d. 3 June 1855) m. Thomas Jefferson Jr., son of Randolph Jefferson and Anne Lewis, on 3 October 1808, Albemarle County, Virginia.

vi. Jane Jefferson Lewis m. Craven Peyton (d. 23 March 1837).[3] on 6 Sep 1792 in Albemarle County, Virginia.[4]

vii. Martha Amanda Cary Lewis (d. 1850 in Orleans Parish, LA); m. Daniel Monroe, on 21 April 1815, in Livingston County, Kentucky.[5]

viii. Lucy B. Lewis (24 September 1789-15 July 1864) m. Washington A. Griffin, on 21 December 1812 in Livingston Co., Kentucky.[6]

ix. Anna Marks "Nancy" Lewis (d. after 1819).[7]

x. Elizabeth "Besty" Lewis (d. 1806).[8]

She died: 1811 Smithland, Livingston County, Kentucky, USA. [9]

She was buried: Birdsville, Livingston County, Kentucky, USA.[9]


  1. Source: Burke's Presidential Families.
    Montgomery-Massingberd, Hugh. Burke's Presidential Families of the United States of America. London: Burke's Peerage, 1981. Print.
  2. Thomas Jefferson to Col. Charles Lewis, 7 October 1806.
  3. Albemarle County Will Book 12, pp. 381, 437; Albemarle County Will Book 13, p. 178.
  4. Albemarle County marriage records.
  5. Martha A. C. Lewis Monroe to Thomas Jefferson, 6 August 1815, Founders Online.
  6. Kentucky Marriage Records, 1802-1850.
  7. In 1819, Lucy Lewis was married to Washington A. Griffin. Nancy Lewis remained unmarried. See Chancery Case, Thomas Jefferson, Jr. vs Craven Peyton, 1819, Augusta County, Virginia.
  8. Craven Peyton to Thomas Jefferson, 9 October 1806.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Find a Grave, database and images (accessed 24 January 2021), memorial page for Lucy Jefferson Lewis (1752–1811), Find A Grave: Memorial #17409353, citing Lucy Jefferson Lewis Memorial, Smithland, Livingston County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Frank Merriman (contributor 47476475) .
  • Unmarried sisters, Martha C., Lucy B., and Nancy M. Lewis, are named in the will of their brother Lilburne Lewis, 10 April 1812, Livingston County, Kentucky, Will Book A, p. 34.
  • Joanne L. Yeck, THE JEFFERSON BROTHERS (Kettering, OH: Slate River Press, 2012).

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Lewis-20496 and Jefferson-9 appear to represent the same person because: Same birth date and place

Same death date and place

posted by Shirley Davis

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