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John Lewis, I

Male 1619 - 1697  (78 years)


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  • Name John Lewis 
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    Born 1619  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    (Arrival) 21 August 1635  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headright 20 June 1636  Northampton County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Oath 30 March 1651  Northampton County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Debt 20 August 1654 
    Deposition 30 January 1655  Northampton County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Surveyor 1660  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1663  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Patented 23 Feb 1663  North Side Hunting Creek, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Court 17 December 1663  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1664  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1665  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Patented 1666  South of Parksley, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1666  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jury Duty 16 October 1666  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Land Grant 17 October 1666  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Appraiser 28 May 1667  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jury Duty 28 May 1667  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Jury Duty 15 July 1667  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Summoned 16 December 1667  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1668  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1669  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1670  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Court 17 March 1670  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1671  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Deposition 17 May 1672  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1674 
    Tax List 1675  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Court 18 April 1676  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1679-1688  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 15 August 1690  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 15 August 1690  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Tax List 1691-1692  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Note 23 Dec 1694  Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 3 March 1697  Accomac, Accomack County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 78 years 
    Person ID P6877  Burress Genealogy of Virginia

    Wife Lucretia Pott
              b. 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. After 1697, Accomack County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married Winter 1651  Northampton County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 5 children 
    Family ID F2249  Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1619 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps (Arrival) - After exam. as to their religion by the Min of Gravesend , J. Lewis, age 16, & 57 others were trans. to VA in the THOMAS, Henry Taverner, Master. The Original Lists of Persons of Quality, who went from G. Britain to Am. Plantations 1600-1700 p126 - 21 August 1635 - Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSurveyor - He was the "Surveyor of Ye King's Highway" in Accomack Co, VA - 1660 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - There was a Jno. Lewis with 5 tithes and a John Lewis with 5 tithes. Jno. Lewis was listed near Henry Bishop & Richard Kellam and John Lewis was listed near Richard Hill. They may have been the same person - 1663 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt - He was presented in court on a list of persons to be summoned to the next court by the sheriff - 17 December 1663 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Jno. Lewis with 8 tithes - 1664 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Jno. Lewis with 6 tithes - 1665 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Jno. Lewis "gone." Edw. Smith, Timo. Coe and Mr. Pitts were also shown as "gone. (Don't know what the means, there's no reason given, Unless he was gone while transporting persons into colony in Oct of same year) - 1666 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsJury Duty - Served on a jury on 16 October 1666 at Accomack Co, VA. He was also on another jury on 17 Oct 1666 - 16 October 1666 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Grant - Granted a certificate for 500 acres of land for transporting 10 persons into the colony. - 17 October 1666 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAppraiser - Upon the petition of Laurance Robinson, the following men were appointed to appraise the estate of Alphanso Ball: Mr. Wm. Custis, Geo. Truet, Jno. Lewis and Timothy Coe. They were to meet at Robinson's house 11 June, and then be sworn before Capt. Hill - 28 May 1667 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsJury Duty - Ordered that persons be prosecuted at the next court because the following grand jurymen failed to appear and give presentments: John Lewis. - 28 May 1667 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsJury Duty - The following grand jurymen were presented for not attending courtthey alleged that it was not a willful act, but out of ignorance. They were discharged, but paid court costs: John Lewis. - 15 July 1667 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSummoned - The grand jury presented the following persons and ordered them summoned to the next court: Thomas Riley and Sara Webb, servants to John Lewis. No reason stated. - 16 December 1667 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Jno. Lewis with 4 tithe - 1668 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Jno. Lewis with 5 tithes - 1669 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - John Lewis with 3 tithes - 1670 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt - Thomas Foster, servant to John Lewis, was judged to be 16 years old. He was to serve till age 24, then to receive corn and clothes - 17 March 1670 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - John Lewis with 5 tithes. - 1671 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeposition - Deposition of Joshua Smith age 25: He lived at the house of Jno. Lewis, where Clavatah's corn was storedhe never saw or heard Wm. Benstone came for the corn, which Clavata claimed he sold to Benstone. Sworne before Edmund Bowman & John Mitchell - 17 May 1672 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - Jno. Lewis Sr. with 3 tithes on Capt. Rich. Hill's List. - 1675 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt - Jno. Lewis' servant named Jno. Allsop acknowledged that he agreed to serve for six years if Lewis would buy him (Indenture). This was recorded at the request of Lewis. - 18 April 1676 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1679 4 tithes1680 3 tithes on Capt. Hill's List; 1681 3 tithe; 1682 3 tithes on Capt. Hill's List; 1683 4 tithes on Capt. Hill's List; 1684 3 tithes on Capt. Hill's List; 1685 3 tithes on Capt. Hill's List; 1686 4 tithes; 1687 5 tithes; 1688 4 tithes - 1679-1688 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - John Lewis Sr., of Hunting Creek, gave son John Lewis plantation on Hunting Creek for life then to his two sons, William & John Lewis. To son Robert Lewis land on Hunting Creek. To son Richard - 15 August 1690 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - Lewis land on Hunting Creek. To 3 sons John, Robert & Richard marsh land. To wife Lucresia. Richard Drummond Ex'r. Witt: Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, Nich: Hill, Richard Hill, John Drummond. - 15 August 1690 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1691 John Lewis with 3 tithes on Mr. Robinson's List1692 Jno. Lewis, Sr., with 4 tithes on Mr. Edmd Custis' List. - 1691-1692 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNote - Roger Ternall, wife Ann, named William Willett, Richard Hill, John Lewis & Larance Rily to guard & protect my children in their minority. - 23 Dec 1694 - Accomack County, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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