Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Richard Lewis

Male Bef 1638 - Bef 1669  (< 31 years)


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  • Name Richard Lewis 
    Born Bef 1638 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 15 Feb 1668/69  Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I072347  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 

    Children 
     1. William Lewis,   b. Abt 1663, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1682/83, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 20 years)
     2. Margaret Lewis,   b. Abt 1664, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Grace Lewis,   b. Abt 1665, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1695, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 31 years)
     4. Catherine Lewis,   b. Abt 1666, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1726, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
    Last Modified 22 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F33023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      1666-1669 Lancaster County Order Book; {Antient Press}: pg 101
      Lancaster County Court 15th of February 1668/69
      - An accon beinge commenced at this Cort. by FRANCYS LEWYS, Widd., agt. JA: GASCOIGNE, the Cort, conveaveing noe cause of accon by reason of the non administr: of the sde. FRANCYS upon ye Estate of her Husband, RICH; LEWYS (deced), doe grant a non suite agt, ye sde, FRANCYS wth: costs
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      South side of Rappahannock became Middlesex County
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      1670-1672 Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Deed Book 4, Part II; [Antient Press]; Page 178-179
      TO ALL To WHO'VE &c. NOW KNOWE YEE &c. that I Sr. WM. BERKELEY Knt. &c. doe with the consent of the Councell of State accordingly give & graunt unto Mr. GEORGE MARSH a tract of land of foure hundred & twenty acres being in RAPPAHANNACK COUNTY on the South side of the River of Rappa. aforesd. This land backing the land of Collo. RICH. LEE and ANTHONY JACKMAN extending for breadth from a marked wht. Oake standing at the bottom of a Valley by or nigh a Runn side being the Miles End Westermost Corner tree of the said JACKMANs land thence by a line of marked trees West by N: 300 poles up the said Branch & over a Levell unto a marked Redd Oake at the head of another Valley thence South by East 320 poles to a corner marked wht. Oake standing on a poynt betwixt the head of two small branches that runns into HUDSONS SWAMP thence East by S, back againe 200 poles being the parrallel course to the first lyne unto a marked corner Hickery on the Brow of a Hill by a rune side thence pceeds to the said HUDSONS SWAMPE thence North by West 120 poles turning Hickery & soe varrying one Course East by North 80 poles to another turning Hickery thence continueing on former Course N. by W. 40 poles to a turning Redd Oake on a Levell thence back againe by sombodys line vch is Lorne out of the Pau: West & by South 80 poles & finally thence by a North by West Course 160 pole unto the wht. Oake first above menconed the said land being due by & for the Transportacon of nine psons into this Collony &c. To Have and to Hould &c, and to be held &c. yealding & paying &c, Provided &c, Dated 29th August 1669
      WILLIAM BERKELEY
      Whereas Mr. GEORGE MARSH did by his Last Will & Testamt. authorize and appoynt HENRY CORBYN Esqr. of Rappa. River to sell & dispose of his lands in Virga. as by the said Will more fully appeareth NOW KNOW YEE that for the sume of five hundred pounds of Tob: and Caske to me in hand paid by Mr. RICHARD LEWIS of Rappa,, River I the abovesd HEN: CORBYN have bargained and sould to Mr. RICHARD LEWIS his heires & assignes forever all the right title & interest of the within specified land by Estimacon foure hundred & twenty acres be it more or less that the sd GEORGE MARSH had to the within specified land To Have and To Hold the said foure hundred & twenty acres of land to the sd RICHARD LEWIS his heirs for Ever. As Wittness my hand & seale this first day of Octobr, 1670
      in psents of us JOHN BURNHAM, HENRY CORBIN
      WM. FREEMAN
      Recognitr. in Cur Rappa. 3d die November 1670
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      1680-1686 Middlesex Co Va Order Book; Antient Press: (Page 151)
      Court February ye 4th 1683/4
      - Administration of all and singular the personall Estate of WILLIAM LEWIS, deceased, is granted to GRACE LEWIS, ROBERT WILLIAMSON as Marrying KATHEREN LEWIS, and MARGARET LEWIS, they being the Daughters of RICHARD LEWIS, deceased, and Sisters to the said WILLIAM LEWIS, deceased; And that they joyntly give and put in good security to this Court for the said Estate and that it bee appraised and that the Sherriffe summons Capt. HENRY NICHOLLS, Mr. ROBT. PRICE, Mr. MATTHEW BENTLEY and Mr. RICHARD WILLIS or any three of them being sworne by Mr. ABRAHAM WEEKES or ye next Justice of Peace and that the Clarke be there to take the Inventory and that the Administrators give Bond with good securitie for dew administration
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 3; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 284
      RICHARD LEWIS, 300 acs. Lancaster Co., 29 Nov. 1652, p. 240. Upon S. side of Rappa. Riv., upon the head of Bertram Oberts land, beg. upon the W. N. W. side of a path which goeth to head of Nimcock Cr. Trans. of 6 pers.*
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 370
      RICHARD LEWIS, 500 acs. Lancaster Co., 7 Oct. 1658 "about eleaven of the Clock", p. 189, (278). Upon the head of Sunderland Cr. alias Burnhams Cr., beg. on the S. branch of the three runs, W. upon land of Thomas Paddison, S. W. to Mr. Tho. Wilby & Robert Midleton's land. Trans. of 10 pers.* Note: The rights of this patent are due by a former patent granted to John Sharpe, by him assigned to sd. Lewis & by him relinquished. Note: The rights of this patent are placed to another of sd. Lewis, Mr. Cuthbert Potter having a former grant to sd. land. 16 Jan. 1658.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 384
      RICHARD LEWIS, 500 acs. Lancaster Co., 16 Jan. 1658, p. 248, (349). Running up branch of Copelands Cr. to land of Robert Kemp & Minord Minson. Trans. of 10pers.* Note: The rights are due by a former patent granted him for 500 acs. for which Mr. Potter had a former grant.
      SAME. 200 am. Same county & date, page 249, (349). On the head of Sanderland Cr., beg. at white oak of Mr. Cuthbert Potter, running to land of Thomas Willis & Robt. Midleton. Trans. of 4 pers: Adry White, Tho. White, Tho. Surfleete, Jno. Castle. Renewed in his name 11 Jan. 1663.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 422
      RICHARD LEWIS, 190 acs. Lancaster Co., 2 Feb. 1662, p. 84 (564). Upon S. side of Rappa. Riv., adj. land of Dennis Conniers & Evan Davis, along head of Oberts Cr. & S.E. upon land of Mr. Bertrum Obert. Granted to Capt. Wm. Brocas 18 Nov. 1653, assigned to Sir Henry Chichly, who assigned to sd. Lewis.
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      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 4; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 436
      DANIEL WELCH, 600 acs. Lancaster Co., 15 Dec. 1663, p. 132, (639). S. side of Rappa. Riv., beg. upon the head of Parretts Cr., S.S.E. along land of Mr. David Fox to another Cr. opposite & dividing this & land of Richard Lewis, thence W. by S. &c. Renewal of pattent dated 9 Aug. 1652.

      === this is not for the Lancaster County Richard Lewis
      Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 6; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 29
      MILES LEWIS & RICHARD LEWIS, orphants of Rich. Lewis, 400 acs. in Chuckatuck Parrish, {Nansemond}, 29 Jan. 1667, p. 105. Adi. lands of Tho. Jordan & Jeremy Rutter. Trans. of 8 pers: Henry Johnson. Mary Elmes. John Jones. Peeter Strong. Theo. Brent, Peter Thurston. Robt. Thurston. Peter Stacy.

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