Descendant of Thomas Jefferson Lewis (1810-1878), who followed Joseph Smith from Ohio to Nauvoo,Illinois, then followed Brigham Young to Winter Camp, where he split and joined the Thompsonites in Preparation, Iowa. His son Branson Laughlin Lewis and Grandson Ether Branson Lewis were ordained in the Reformed LDS.
Descended from Edmond Lewes, who came to Massachusetts Bay Colony from Ipswich, Suffolk, England on the ship Elizabeth in 1634 with sons John and Thomas. They settled in Watertown, then removed to Lynn around 1642.
The Zimmerman family changed their surname to Carpenter as required by William Penn when they bought property in Pennsylvania.
Michael Lewis's DNA has been tested for genealogical purposes. It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Michael or other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree:
Family Tree DNA Y-DNA Test 37 markers, haplogroup RM-269, FTDNA kit #143104
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Michael:
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