James Lewis
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James Lewis (abt. 1677 - 1766)

Capt James Lewis
Born about in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 11 Nov 1702 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died at about age 89 in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticutmap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Dec 2008 | Last significant change: 11 Nov 2022
17:52: Karen St. Jean edited the Biography for James Lewis (abt.1677-1766). (Clarification) [Thank Karen for this]
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Biography

James Lewis was born in 1677. He was the son of Benjamin Lewes and Hannah Curtiss. He passed away in 1766 [1]

His will is dated 9 November 1756 and proved on 24 June 1766 in Fairfield. He mentions his sons, David, John (eldest) and James, and his two daughters, Mary wife of Rev. Mr. Goodsell, and Abigail, wife of Nehemiah Beardslee.[2]

His inventory was taken on 14 July 1766.[3]

Sources

  1. Edmund Lewis of Stratford, Connecticut, his father Benjamin, of Wallingford and Stratford and his possible ancestry, Helen Schatvet Ullman, Acton, MA, 2001
  2. “Probate Records, v. 15-16, 1764-1775”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L92K-Y93F-4 : 17 June 2022), FHL microfilm 007627304, image 142-143, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, Vol 15, 1764-1767, Page 247-249.
  3. “Probate Records, v. 15-16, 1764-1775”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L92K-Y93X-P : 17 June 2022), FHL microfilm 007627304, image 165-166, Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, Vol 15, 1764-1767, Page 295-296.
  • familysearch.org
  • "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QP93-1PYQ : 15 April 2022), James Lewis, ; citing Marriage, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, Compiled by Lucius A. and Lucius B. Barbour, housed at State Library, Hartford, Connecticut; FHL microfilm 007833262.
  • "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPQ1-FFS4 : 15 April 2022), James in entry for John Lewis, ; citing Birth, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, Compiled by Lucius A. and Lucius B. Barbour, housed at State Library, Hartford, Connecticut; FHL microfilm 007833262.
  • "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPMZ-J2KS : 15 April 2022), James in entry for Mary Lewis, ; citing Birth, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, Compiled by Lucius A. and Lucius B. Barbour, housed at State Library, Hartford, Connecticut; FHL microfilm 007833262.
  • "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JMPH-LGS : 21 September 2020), James Lewis in entry for James Lewis, 1708.
  • "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F743-SV6 : 7 January 2020), James Lewis in entry for Dauid Lewis, 1711.
  • "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F77L-BFW : 7 January 2020), James Lewis in entry for Abigail Lewis, 1722.
  • "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955", database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7DW-XQ7 : 16 September 2020), James Lewis, 1766.


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