Fielding Lewis, Colonel (1725 - 1781) MP

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Birthplace: Warner Hall, Gloucester, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Fredericksburg, VA, USA
Occupation: First retail store: Lewis Store built 1749
Managed by: Christopher Lee Empey
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About Fielding Lewis, Colonel

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor #: A069909

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Fielding Lewis (July 7, 1725 – December 7, 1781) was a Colonel during the American Revolutionary War and the brother-in-law of George Washington..."

"...Lewis was born at Warner Hall in Gloucester County, Virginia, the son of John Lewis (1694-1754) and Frances Fielding (c1702-1731). He was the third of seven children..."

"...Lewis married Catharine Washington on October 18, 1746. She was his second cousin, daughter of John Washington and Catharine Whiting...'

"...The marriage produced three children. Catharine died on February 19, 1750..."

"His second marriage was to another second cousin, Betty Washington, the sister of George Washington, on May 7, 1750. The marriage produced 11 children..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Fielding Lewis', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 26 April 2011, 19:24 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Fielding_Lewis&oldid=426067185> [accessed 4 September 2011]

Children with Catherine Washington :

Children with Betty Washington:

  1. Lawrence Lewis
  2. Robert Lewis
  3. Betty Lewis
  4. http://kenmore.org/genealogy/lewis/gene_lewis.html
  5. http://kenmore.org/kp_home.html

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Birth: Jul. 7, 1725 Gloucester County Virginia, USA Death: c. Dec. 7, 1781 Fredericksburg City Virginia, USA

Fielding Lewis is the brother-in-law of President George Washington. Fielding married Betty Washington, the sister of President George Washington.


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Parents:
 John Lewis (1692 - 1754)

Spouses:
 Catherine Washington Lewis (1724 - 1750)*
 Betty Washington Lewis (1733 - 1797)*

Children:
 Fielding Lewis (1750 - 1803)*
 George Washington Lewis (1757 - 1821)*
 Betty Lewis Carter (1765 - 1830)*
 Lawrence Lewis (1767 - 1839)*
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Burial: Saint Georges Episcopal Burial Ground Fredericksburg Fredericksburg City Virginia, USA Plot: Grave located in the foundation of the church.


Maintained by: Find A Grave Record added: Aug 09, 2000 Find A Grave Memorial# 11598

-------------------- A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A069909 -------------------- Info added per DAR's "Lineage Book of the Charter Members" by Mary S Lockwood and published 1895 stating he was "colonel of a regiment of militia at Yorktown"

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Colonel Fielding Lewis's Timeline

1725
July 7, 1725
Warner Hall, Gloucester, Virginia, United States
1746
October 18, 1746
Age 21
1747
June 22, 1747
Age 21
Spotsylvania, VA
1748
November 26, 1748
Age 23
Spotsylvania, VA
1750
May 7, 1750
Age 24
Fredericksburg, Va
1751
February 14, 1751
Age 25
Fredricksburg, Virginia
1752
January 22, 1752
Age 26
Fredericksburg, VA, USA
1755
June 24, 1755
Age 29
Spotsylvania, VA
1757
March 14, 1757
Age 31
Fredericksburg, VA, USA
1759
April 22, 1759
Age 33
Fredricksburg, Virginia