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

John Lewis

Male Bef 1687 - Aft 1732  (> 47 years)


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  • Name John Lewis 
    Born Bef 1687 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 1732  Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I113562  Tree1
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 

    Father John Lewis,   b. 1661, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1711, Prince George's County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Female MNU Lewis,   b. Abt 1664, Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1702, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1680  Calvert County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8115  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine MNU Sandiford,   b. Bef 1687,   d. Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Bef 11 Sep 1723  Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Zacharias Lewis,   b. Bef 1732, Hamilton Parish, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1798, Prince William County, Virginia - probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 66 years)  [natural]
     2. John Lewis,   d. Aft 1750, Caroline County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 3 Jul 2022 
    Family ID F28819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 

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      STAFFORD COUNTY VA DEED BOOK J, 1722 - 1728; THE ANTIENT PRESS pp. 42-47 This Indenture made 11th September 1723 between JOHN LEWIS & CATHERINE his wife of Parish Overwharton in County Stafford Planter and Coll: GEORGE MASON of same Gent. .. for Twenty pounds Sterling by Deeds of Lease & Release hath sold all that land in Overwharton Parish on the freshes of Potomack River bounded .. beginning at a Marked Spanish cake corner tree of a parcell of land granted to THOMAS SANDIFORD by Deed dated 12th February 1703 standing by the Northermost Branch of Little Hunting Creek & extending by his line .. to land of NICHOLAS BRENT .. then South .. to land of THOMAS LONGMAN .. thence by Longman's line .. to aforesaid North Branch of Little Hunting Creek .. by Meanders to first beginning .. laid out for 105 acres as by said Pattent which was bequeathed by Thomas Sandiford unto Catherine his wife (the said Catherine being now the Wife of the aboresaid John Lewis) as by the Last Will & Testament of Thomas Sandiford may more fully appear --
      Presence Geo. Mason, John Lewis
      Richd. Hubbard Catherine x Lewis
      Att a Court held for Stafford County 11th Septemr. 1723 Then came John Lewis & Catherine his wife .. personally acknowledged foregoing Deeds and at the same time the said Catherine being privately examined as the Law directs did freely relirigush all her right of Dower .. Thence the same was ordered to be recorded and is accordingly.
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      1731 - 1732 Prince William County, Virginia Deeds, Liber A {June Whitehurst Johnson}:
      Pages 177-180. Feb. 15, 1731. John Lewis of Virginia to William Digges and Edmund Jennings of Maryland Esq....by articles of agreement made Feb. 15, 1731...2/3 tract of land containing 250 a. in Prince William Co...on small branch of Difficult Run and on northside of maine runn... John Lewis
      Wit: Catesby Cocke, John Gregg, Geo: Harrison, Edward Digges
      At court Feb. 17, 1731 this deed from John Lewis to William Digges and Edmund Jenings was proved by wit.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber A; 1731 - 1732
      Pages 330-333. Aug. 16, 1732. John Lewis of Pr. William and Parish of Hamilton to John Colvills of same, Gent....for 80 lbs. sterl. and 4000 lbs. of Tob....on br. of Difficult Run and on north side of main run....254 a....2/3 parts of said tract is already sold by said John Lewis unto William Diggs and Edmund Jennings of Maryland and 1/3 part of the other third part unto Philip Darnell of same....near cool spring on main road leading to Sugar lands....2/3 parts of 1/3 part. Deed of lease and release. John Lewis
      Wit: Jerimh Bronough, John Sturman, Thomas Summinit/ Summiset. At court Aug. 17, 1732 John Lewis acknowledged this deed of release to John Colvill, Gent.
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      1731 - 1732 Prince William County, Virginia Deeds, Liber A {June Whitehurst Johnson}:
      Pages 399-403. Oct. 17, 1732. John Grant of Stafford Co., planter to John Colvill now of Pr. William, Merchant and John Lewis of same, planter John Grant obtained a deed from Proprietors dated Dec. 4, 1731 for 852 a.... near the land of John Lewis on br. of Difficult Run lying on both sides the Sugarland Rowling road....on east side of Pyney Br. of Difficult Run....and whereas the said John Lewis was at an equal charge and expence with said John Grant in surveying and taking up the said land and contributed his equal part of the composition and other office fees... said John Grants name was only mentioned therein....John Grant has since sold his half part of said land to John Colvill....for 75 lbs. sterl. Deed of lease and release. John Grant
      Wit: Thos. Dent, Wm. Thompson, Benja. Rush, Stephen DeLisle, Mercer. Received of John Colvill 75 steri....rec'd. of John Lewis the full moiety of the charge and expence of taking up, surveying and procureing a deed for mentioned land being consideration. Oct. 18, 1732.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber B; 1732-1735; Pages 109-110. I Hester Grant wife of John Grant of Stafford Co. appoint Catesby Cooke of Pr. William , Gent. my true and lawfull attorney for me and in my name to acknowledge and relinquish all my right and title of Dower of in and to 854 a. of land on br. of Difficult Run....conveyed by my husband to John Lewis and John Collvill of Pr. William....July 14, 1733.
      the mark of Hester (H) Grant Wit: J. Mercer, Hugh French, Tho. Claibourne.
      At court Sept. 19, 1733 this power of attorney from Hester Grant wife of John Grant of Stafford to Catesby Cocke was proved by the oaths of wit.
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      Prince William County, Virginia Deeds {June Whitehurst Johnson}: Liber A-B; 1731-1735; Pages 384-387. Oct. 4, 1734. Samuel Lewis of Pr. George in Maryland to Thomas Lewis of Pr. Wm. Co., planter....for 15 lbs. Maryland money....260 a....on Difficult Run....granted out of the Proprietors Office unto John Lewis dated Feb. 9, 1725... deed of lease and release. Sam'l. Lewis
      Wit: Cay. Dulany, Jon. Manley, John Minor.
      Rec. of Thomas Lewis sum of 15 lbs.
      At court Nov. 20, 1734 Samuel Lewis acknowledge this release with the receipt endorsed to Thomas Lewis.

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