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John Lewis, I, Col, of Monmouth

Also Known As: "Edward /Lewis/"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Llantilio Pertholey Parish, Monmouthshire, Wales
Death: Died in New Kent Co., VA (now King & Queen Co.)
Place of Burial: New Kent(Nowk&Q), Virginia, Lewis Cemetery
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert William Lewis and Margaret Puleston
Husband of Mrs Edward Lewis; Liddea Lewis; Liddea Warner; Johanne Lewis and Catherine Lewis
Father of John "the immigrant" Lewis; Maj. John Lewis; Edward Lewis; Samuel Lewis, 1637; Maj. John "of Chemokins" Lewis and 4 others
Brother of Hugh Lewis; William Lewis; Richard LEWIS and Annes Owen
Half brother of Robert Lewis; Thomas Lewis; Maudelen Lewis; Elizabeth Lewis; Marie Lewis and 1 other

Occupation: "The Immigrant"
Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
Last Updated:

About John Lewis, I, Col, of Monmouth

John "the Immigrant" Lewis and his progeny are the Warner Hall family of Lewises.

John Lewis was born 1594 in Monmouthshire, Wales. He grew up on one of this Lewis family's holdings in Monmouthshire, the easternmost county of Wales. He died 21 August 1657 on the family plantation and was buried at Old Lewis Cemetery, King and Queen Co VA. The cemetery is now located in New Kent Co VA and was found in 1948.

Married:

  1. On 11/21/1630 in Monmouthshire, Wales to Lydia Lewis b. c. 1610 in Wales. John and family lived in Wales until about 1653 when they immigrated to York Co VA.

Children of Lydia and John Lewis include:

  1. Maj. William Lewis Born c. 1631 Monmouthshire, Wales Died c. 1660 Chemokins, New Kent Co VA without issue
  2. Maj. John Lewis b. 12/15/1633 Liantilio, Pertholey, Monmouthshire, Wales
  3. Edward Lewis Born 1636 Monmouthshire, Wales and Died before 6/1/1698 Richmond Co VA. He married 8/21/1657 in New Kent Co VA to Mary Morgan b. c. 1638 in Wales.

Notes

The first record of John is found in the 7/1/1653 York Co VA land patent where he received 250 acres as headright for transportation of five persons--himself, wife Lydia, William, Edward, and John, Jr.

John lived a good life and sired an enormously successful line which married into the most powerful families of Virginia--Washington, Marshall, Fielding, Meriwether, Daingerfield, Taliaferro. Descendants of John would sire presidents. But, perhaps, the most remarkable thing about John of Monmouthshire is his almost three-hundred-year anonymity. Most historians know of Councilor John Lewis, and some know of his father, Maj. John Lewis of Chemokins. But until the 1948 discovery of John "the Immigrant's" tombstone on the original family plantation, no one knew of this John Lewis.

Gravestone inscription

Here lieth interred the body

of JOHN LEWIS (borne in Munmouth- shire) died the 21th of August 1657 aged 63 years. The anagram of his name, "I shew no ill."

Discussion

!!!Notes from "The Welsh Lineage of John Lewis (1592-1657) show a baptism for a John Lewis, s on of the immigrant John, as being Dec. 15th, 1633. ???Could the immigrant John have had a s on, John, born in the 1616 time frame..who fathered another John by 1633?? He would be 17--wh ich is possible.

BAP 1556-LSR

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LEWIS PATRIARCHS OF EARLY VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND

LEWIS OF LLANGATOCK, CRICKHOWELL

Lewis (Rhys Goch) of Brecon and Monmouthshire

From: John Lewis, Gent. of Monmouthshire and Poropotanck Creek, Va. (d. 1657)

Arms: Quarterly: 1st, Argent a dragon's head erased vert holding in its mouth a hand Gules (Rhys Goch of Ystrad Yw); 2nd, Gules three castles triple-towered Argent (Prince, later Sir Howell of Caerleon, Glam.) 3rd, Gules three Chevronells Argent(Jestin ap Gwergan) 4th, Azure three Plates (Sir Walter de Trevely of Llandewi Rhydderch Mon.)

Note: Their cousins, the Morgans of Llanelly Crickhowell used the same arms, except for repeating Rhys Goch in the 4th quarter.

Crest: A dragon's head erased vert holding in its mouth a hand gules.

In: Harris, Malcom, "John Lewis 1594 - 1657". Va. Mag. of Hist. & Biog. Vol. 56 (1948) pp. 195-205. Vol. 62 p-481. Tombstones of John Lewis and his son Edward Lewis Arms.

Pedigree of Lewis of Llangatock, Crickhowell, Breconshire (Chart I)

Tacitus (Tegid) Roman Praefect in Votadini area ca. 350 AD

Paternus (Padarn Beisrod) (of the red cloak)

Aeternus (Edern) See: Morris, J.: The Age of Arthur, pp 17, 66, 68.

Cunedda Wledig Conquered N.W. Wales ca. 400 AD Established Royal Line

Einion Yrth

Llyr Marini (some pedigrees give ap Mercion ap Gwrwst ap Ceneu ap Coel)

Caradoc Freichfras (Strong arm) Ruled between the Wye and Severn ca. 500 AD

Cawrdaf Ruled area later known as Breconshire.

Caw

Glou

Hoyw

Cynfarch (ca. 680 AD)

Cyndeg

Teithwalch

Tegyd

Tangwydd

Gwngy (Last of this dynasty to rule all the area.)

Einion

Rhys Goch (Red Rhys) Ruler of Ystrad Yw in Breconshire ca. 1100. Some pedigrees: ap Maenarch ap Dryffin ap Ky ap Gwngy. Arms used by his descendants: Argent, a dragons head erased vert, holding in it's mouth a hand gules. Symbol of Descent fr Caradoc Freichfras- see legend in Bulfinch's Age of Chivalry.

Genillin = Janet, dau of Prince, later Sir Howell of Caerleon:* Arms: Gules, three towers triple-towered, argent. (P. Bartrum gives wife as daughter of Cumelyn Foel.) But this is only a variant of Genillyn (Kenellyn Foel) ("The Bald")

Idris = Ann, daugter of Moriddig Warwyn

Ieuan = Gwladus, daughter of Gruffud ap Madog, great grandson of Jestyn ap Gwrgan, last king of Glamorgan. Arms: Gules, 3 Chevronels, argent.

Ieuan Fych an = Jane, daughter of Hywel ap Iowerth of Llanffwyst.

David Mwnton = Janet, daughter of Llewelyn ap Rhys of Merthyr Tudful.

Hywel Hir = Anne, daughter of Jenkin Hafard

David = Nest, daughter of Richard Gunter

Gwilym = a daughter of Jenkin Llewelyn

John = Joan, daughter of John Gwlym Fychan

Thomas = Margery, dau. of John ap John of Ewas

Lewis = Maud, daughter of Lewis (See Turberville Chart 4(A) in Bartrum: Welsh Genealogies 1400 AD - 1500 AD.

Richard Lewis, of Llangatock Crickhowell, Breconshire, Gent. d. 1628 = Nest, daughter of Thomas ap Gwlym ap Llewelyn of Llanelli, Breconshire.

Lewis Prichard (ap Richard) aka as Rycketts (Richard) of Llantilio Pertholey, Monmouthshire (d. 1616) = Catherine (d. 1615) Bur. Llantilio Pertholey

John Lewis Rycketts (Later just John Lewis) bapt. 22 Feb 1591/2, St. Telios, Llantilio Pertholey - d. 21 Aug 1657 Poropotank Ck. VA.

Other sources:

P. Bartrum: Welsh Geneal. AD 300-1400, Vol I pp 3,7,9; Vol IV pp. 806-7.

P. Bartrum: Ped. of the Patriarchs, Natl. Lib. of Wales Journ, Vol. 13 pp. 106, 130.

J. A. Bradney, History of Monmouthshire, Vol. I, pp. 338-9.

M. H. Harris: John Lewis (1594-1657), Va. Mag. of Hist. & Biog., Vol. 56 (1948) pp. 195-205.

  • Pedigree of Prince Howell - ap Iowerth ap Owen ap Wan ap Caradawg ap Gruffud ap Rhydderch ap Jestin ap Owen ap Howell Dda. King of Wales (See Lewis of Gladestry Pedigree), Bradney, Hist. of Mon, Vol. 3, p 190

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Source: Lewis Patriarchs of Early Virginia and Maryland, 3rd Edition by Robert J. C. K. Lewis, Copyright 1998, published by Hertitage Books, Inc.

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Could have been a passenger on the "Bonaventure"

Listed as John Lewes 23 -------------------- http://www.gencircles.com/users/slate2882/1/data/76 -------------------- Information from: www.glenncourt.com Sources: Bradney, History of Monmouthshire, vol. 1, p. 153; Duke, Kenmore and the Lewises, pp. 4–11; Harris, "John Lewis," pp. 195–205; Hotten, Original Lists of Persons of Quality, pp. 79, 103, 108; Lewis, Lewis Patriarchs, pp. 74–82; Moses, Welsh Lineage, pp. 1–20 ff.; New England Historical & Genealogical Register, vol. 18, p. 81; Nugent, Cavaliers and Pioneers, vol. 1, p. 229; Sorley, Lewis of Warner Hall, pp. 17–29, 293–300, 445–68; St. Teilo's parish register; VA tombstone records. -------------------- In 1948 Dr. Malcolm Harris and Mr. R. Tyler Bland uncovered the ancient gravesite on Poropotancke Creek, of John Lewis. It read;e died the 21st of August 1657 aged 63 years The anagram of his name I shew no ill"h a sinister hand gules. Location: Virginia.

Birth: 1594, England Death: 1657 King and Queen County Virginia, USA

John Lewis (1594-1657) if Monmouthshire, England descendants, Gloucester and New Kent Co. Virginia

 

Burial: Lewis Family Cemetery. Poropotank Creek King and Queen County Virginia, USA


Maintained by: Marc Originally Created by: Pat Sproat Record added: Aug 04, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 55864062

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The Lewis Family of Ffrwdgrech, Lanfaes, Co. Brecon, did not use the coat of arms of Rhys Goch, Lord of Ystrad Yw, Brecknockshire, which is : Argent, a dragon's head erased, vert, holding in it's mouth a bloody hand. (Used by the Lewis Family of Dan-y-Parc, Llangottock Crickhowell, Co. Brecon; and Lewis of Warner Hall, VA); but rather the arms of Bleddyn ap Maenyrch, Lord of Brecknockshire: Sable, a chevron between three bloody spearheads, argent. Some of their descendants, including Sir William Lewis, Baronet, of Llangorse, bore either this or a modification of this coat. (See Burke, Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies, p. 313, and Morant, General Armory Two, p. 101; along with Burke, General Armory, p.605, Lewis of Bristol and London, and p. 606, Lewis of Seatown, Co. Dublin, and Lewis of Kilcullen, Co. Kildare and London.)

The Pedigree of Richard (ap) Lewis of Dan-y-Parc, Llangattock Crickhowell, Co. Brecon (D 1627),is given in Bradney, "A History of Monmouthshire" Vol. 1, pp. 338-9, and in the same volume, on p. 207, is give the pedigree of some of the descendants of his grandson and heir, Richard Lewis (D 1678)of Dan-y-Parc, under the heading of "Lewis of Ty-Hir" (in Llantilio Pertholey parish, Monmouthshire). On p. 337 Bradney states that they are the only known surviving family with an unquestioned male descent from Rhys Goch of Ystrad Yw.

The will of Richard (ap) Lewis of Llangattock Crickhowell, Gent. dated 15 March 1627/28 and proved 19 April 1628, mentions, among others, in addition to his grandson and heir, Richard Lewis, son of his deceased eldest son, William (Lewis), his other sons, Thomas (Pritchard) (= ap Richard), Edward (Prichard) and his grandson, John Lewis (son of his deceased son Lewis (Prichard) (In Lewis, "Lewis Patriarchs of Early VA and MD", pp.75-6).

It is this grandson, baptised 22 Feb. 1591/2 at St. Telio's church Llantilio Pertholey parish, Monmouthshire, as John, son of Lewis Rycketts (= Richards = Prichard), who is thought to be the emigrant to Virginia, who settled on Poropotank Creek and died in 1657.

Source: Genealogy Forum, John Lewis of Monmouth (1594-1657) in Virginia: http://genforum.genealogy.com/lewis/messages/13104.html

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From the Lewis DNA Project

Col. JOHN (The Immigrant) AP LEWIS - Kit# 230641st Generation: Col. JOHN (The Immigrant) AP LEWIS, b.)Abt. 1594 in Monmouthshire, Wales, d.) August 21, 1657 in New Kent Co.,VA. M.) Lydia UNKNOWN.

2nd Generation: Maj. JOHN LEWIS, b.)Abt. 1633 in Monmouthshire, Wales, d.) Abt. 1690 in Chemokins, Gloucester Co. Va. M.) Isabelle Miller b.) August 24, 1640 in Gloucester Co. VA d.)February 09, 1702/03 Gloucester Co. VA

.3rd Generation: THOMAS LEWIS, Sr. b.) Abt. 1674 in New Kent Co. VA d.) 1725 In Prince George Co., VA.

4th Generation: THOMAS LEWIS, Jr., b.) Abt. 1693 in King George Co. VA d.) Abt. 1714 in King and Queen Co. VA M.) Susan Unknown.

5th Generation: EDWARD LEWIS, Sr., b.) 1710 in Prince George Co., VA d.) Bet. 1728 - 1733 in Prince George Co., VA M.) Martha Unknown.

6th Generation: EDWARD LEWIS, Jr.,b.) October 03, 1728 in Prince George Co., VA d.) August 13, 1780Mecklenburg Co., VA M.) Mary Bressie b.) August 03, 1731 in Prince George Co., VA d.) December 1781.

7th Generation: FRANCIS LEWIS, b.) Abt. 1754 d.) 1835 M.) Elizabeth Hester b.) Bet. 1761 - 1770 in Mecklenburg Co., VA d.) Bet. 1830 - 1835 in Madison Co., AL .

8th Generation: SAMUEL LEWIS, b.) ? d.) 1831 M.) Nancy Strong b.) December 21, 1799 in Alabama. Children: 1.) Edward Lewis, 2.) Hopson Lewis, 3.) Francis Lewis, 4.) James M. Lewis b.) abt. 1830, 5.) Geroge Washington Lewis b.) March 8, 1826.

9th Generation: GEORGE WASHINGTON LEWIS, b.) March 8, 1826 in Madison Co., AL d.) October 17, 1873 in AL M.) Elizabeth J. Johnson b.) March 12, 1829 in Madison Co., AL d.) August 23, 1872. Children: 1.) Anna J. Lewis, 2.) John S. Lewis, 3.) Joseph Alexander Lewis, 4.) Isora Lewis, 5.) George Miller Lewis, 6.) Winifred Thomas Lewis, 7.) Talbert Johnson Lewis, 8.) Clement C. Lewis, 9.) Elizabeth Lewis.

10th Generation: JOSEPH ALEXANDER LEWIS, b.) April 1, 1856 in Alabama d.) October 10, 1934 in Fort Worth, Tarrant Co., TX. M.1st) S. Emma Nix , M.2nd ca. 01/01/1889) Mary Grace Clink in Texarkana, TX, M.3rd ca. 1896) Susie Hayes Brown in Tarrant Co., TX.

11th Generation: MYRON VITALIS LEWIS, b. Januray 6, 1890 in Texarkana, TX d.) 1989 in Norwalk, CA M.in 1911) Maude Louella Davis b.) March 29, 1892 in Inman, NB d.) Dec. 24, 1988 in Norwalk, CA.

Paternal lineage of Participant #23064: John Lewis (c. 1594 - 1657) > John Lewis, Jr. (c.1633/34 - c.1690) >Thomas Lewis Sr. (c.1674 - 1725) > Thomas Lewis Jr. (c.1693 - c.1714) > Edward Lewis Sr. (c.1710 - 1728/33) > Edward Lewis Jr. (1728 - 1780) > Francis Lewis (c.1754 - 1835) > Samuel Lewis (? - 1831) > George Washington Lewis (1826 - 1873) > Joseph Alexander Lewis (1856 - 1934) > Myron Vitalas Lewis (1890 - 1989) > Living (1926 - )


Found at: http://lewissurnamednaproject .com/lineage_no_match.htm#38757

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The notation "AP" is a Welsh form meaning "son of".

EPITATHS OF GLOUCHESTER AND MATHEWS COUNTIES IN TIDEWATER VIRGINIA THROUGH 1865 ASSOCIATION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF VIRGINIA ANTIQUITIS 975.532 A Page 95-99 The dividing line between Glouchester County and King and Queen County is Poropotank Creek. On the King and Queen side of this creek JOHN LEWIS in 1653 received a patent for a tract of land; this land was not far from paradise in Glouchester, the home of Richard Lee. In the neglected Lewis Cemetery were found a few broken tombstones. Dr. Malcom H. Harris of West Point, with his visual painstaking accuracy, transcribed the epitaphs and printed them with elaborate notes in the Virginia Magazine of History, Volume 56, pages 195-205, and Volume 62, pages 477-484. The epitaphs are printed here because they bear closely on the Warner family at Warner Hall in Glouchester, Mildred Washington, granddaughter of Augustine Warner II and sister of Augustine Washington (father of General George Washington), married first John Lewis (died 1718), son of Captain Edward Lewis, whose brief epitaph is printed here; second, Roger Gregory, and third, Lewis Willis. Here lieth interred the body of JOHN LEWIS (borne in Munmouth- shire) died the 21th of August 1657 aged 63 years. The anagram of his name I shew no ill. [the remainder of the anagram is missing] OLD NEW KENT COUNTY HISTORY 975.543H Vol 1 Page 268-271 The old road tha tled up from Glouchester County crossed Porpotanke Creek into King and Queen C ounty over the mill dam which stood at the head of tidewater. This old dam stood a short distance above the present highway (Route No. 14). This mill was erected by the early Lewises to serve their own needs and the plantations in the vicinity. It was passed down from one generation to another and remained in th e Lewis Estate, until it was owned by the Whitings, the Robins, and later the Kerns family, and each instance it bore the name of the current owner. On the left of the road which passes up a slight hill on the King and Queen side of t he creek lies the Lewis Plantation. This was the seat of the first JOHN LEWIS w ho had his first patent to 250 acres of land in 1653, and added more land. JOHN LEWIS lived here several years before his death in 1657. These two tracts comprising 500 acres lay on both sides of Porpototanke Creek, and were granted t he Lewises during the lifetime of JOHN LEWIS senior. The graveyard has furnished an interesting chapter in the history of the family, for here in one small spot, members of five generations of the same family beginning with JOHN LEWIS wee buried. Here lieth Interred the body of JOHN LEWIS (Borne in Munmoth Shire) died the 21st of August 1657 Aged 63 years The Anagram of his Name I show no ill (Land Patent Book No. 3 p. 4, Mr JOH LEWIS, 250 acres at the head of a branch belonging to Poropotanke Creek, called Lewis Cr. But formerly Totopotomoys Creek in Glouchester County, 1 July 1653. *c. Transported 5 persons: JOHN LEWIS, LIDIA LEWIS, Wm. Lewis, Edward Lewis, Jon Lewis Jr.) The story o f the Lewis family and their lands in the county of King and Queen has been taken from two articles entitled "John Lewis (1594-1657) of Monmouthshire and Glou chester and New Kent Counties in Virginia," and "Captain Edward Lewis (1667-171 3) of King and Queen County, Virginia and His Family" which evolved from the findings in the Lewis graveyard [56 V 195 et seq; 62 V 477 et seq.].

Michele Patton added this on 17 Aug 2011 originally submitted this to Holmes Family Tree on 9 Apr 2008

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John Lewis, age about 60, transported on the Globe with John Lewis, Jr., William Lewis, Edward Lewis, and Lida Lewis, July 1, 1653 to Poroptanke Creek, VA.

EPITATHS OF GLOUCHESTER AND MATHEWS COUNTIES IN TIDEWATER VIRGINIA THROUGH 1865 ASSOCIATION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF VIRGINIA ANTIQUITIS 975.532 A Page 95-99

The dividing line between Glouchester County and King and Queen County is Poropotank Creek. On the King and Queen side of this creek JOHN LEWIS in 1653 received a patent for a tract of land; this land was not far from paradise in Glouchester, the home of Richard Lee. In the neglected Lewis Cemetery were found a few broken tombstones. Dr. Malcom H. Harris of West Point, with his visual painstaking accuracy, transcribed the epitaphs and printed them with elaborate notes in the Virginia Magazine of History, Volume 56, pages 195-205, and Volume 62, pages 477-484. The epitaphs are printed here because they bear closely on the Warner family at Warner Hall in Glouchester, Mildred Washington, granddaughter of Augustine Warner II and sister of Augustine Washington (father of General George Washington), married first John Lewis (died 1718), son of Captain Edward Lewis, whose brief epitaph is printed here; second, Roger Gregory, and third, Lewis Willis.

Here lieth interred the body of JOHN LEWIS (borne in Munmouth- shire) died the 21th of August 1657 aged 63 years. The anagram of his name I shew no ill. [the remainder of the anagram is missing]

OLD NEW KENT COUNTY HISTORY 975.543H Vol 1 Page 268-271

The old road that led up from Glouchester County crossed Porpotanke Creek into King and Queen County over the mill dam which stood at the head of tidewater. This old dam stood a short distance above the present highway (Route No. 14).

This mill was erected by the early Lewises to serve their own needs and the plantations in the vicinity. It was passed down from one generation to another and remained in the Lewis Estate, until it was owned by the Whitings, the Robins, and later the Kerns family, and each instance it bore the name of the current owner.

On the left of the road which passes up a slight hill on the King and Queen side of the creek lies the Lewis Plantation. This was the seat of the first JOHN LEWIS who had his first patent to 250 acres of land in 1653, and added more land. JOHN LEWIS lived here several years before his death in 1657.

These two tracts comprising 500 acres lay on both sides of Porpototanke Creek, and were granted the Lewises during the lifetime of JOHN LEWIS senior.

The graveyard has furnished an interesting chapter in the history of the family, for here in one small spot, members of five generations of the same family beginning with JOHN LEWIS wee buried.

Here lieth Interred the body of JOHN LEWIS (Borne in Munmoth Shire) died the 21st of August 1657 Aged 63 years The Anagram of his Name I show no ill

(Land Patent Book No. 3 p. 4, Mr JOH LEWIS, 250 acres at the head of a branch belonging to Poropotanke Creek, called Lewis Cr. But formerly Totopotomoys Creek in Glouchester County, 1 July 1653. *c. Transported 5 persons: JOHN LEWIS, LIDIA LEWIS, Wm. Lewis, Edward Lewis, Jon Lewis Jr.)

The story of the Lewis family and their lands in the county of King and Queen has been taken from two articles entitled "John Lewis (1594-1657) of Monmouthshire and Glouchester and New Kent Counties in Virginia," and "Captain Edward Lewis (1667-1713) of King and Queen County, Virginia and His Family" which evolved from the findings in the Lewis graveyard [56 V 195 et seq; 62 V 477 et seq.].

RECORDS OF COLONIAL GLOUCHESTER COUNTY, VIRGINIA

Mason Vol 1 Page 47

Co Bk Pg Date Acres G 3 4 July 1, 1653 250 Lewis, Jon Mr

At the head of the Poropotank on a branch of Lewis Crk. Formerly Totopotomoys Crk and adjoining Capt. Francis Morgan, Sam?l Sally.

HR: John Lewis, Lidia Lewis, Wm. Lewis, Edw. Lewis, JON LEWIS, jun?r.

WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE QUARTERLY Series 1 Vol 9 pages 259-261

Lewis Family of Warner Hall?Now there was a JOHN LEWIS who has better claims than either Robert or Major William Lewis to be considered the propositus of the family of Warner Hall. This was JOHN LEWIS who patented 100 acres in Warwick county at the dead of Deep Creek, and in 1653 patented 250 acres on a branch of Poropotank Creek, in Glouchester county, which branch was then called Lewis? Creek but formerly Totopotomoy?s Creek. At the foot of the later patent are given the names of those on account of whose importation he was entitled to the land (i.e., 50 acres for each), viz., JOHN LEWIS, probably himself; LYDIA LEWIS, probably his wife; William Lewis, Edward Lewis and John Lewis, Jr. (probably his sons). ?

Accordingly 3 John3 Lewis, of Warner Hall, son of 2 Major John2 Lewis and Isabella his wife, who was probably son of 1 JOHN1 LEWIS and LYDIA his wife, who first settled on Porpotank Creek in 1653, was born November 30, 1669, and departed this life November 14, 1725. He married Elizabeth Warner, daughter of Col. Augustine Warner and Mildred Read his wife?

PIONEER LEWIS FAMILIES by Michael L. Cook

Shows that JOHN LEWIS was born 1594 in Monmuthshire, Wales. He died August 21, 1657. He was first found in America by a patent of 250 acres July 1, 1663 at the head of the Porpotanke Creek in Glouchester County, Virginia. He married LIDIA.

Their children were Col. John Lewis, Edward Lewis, William Lewis & possibly others

Lewis Tombstones were found in 1948. The stones are located in a cemetary near Plain View in the current King and Queen county VA on the west side of the Poropotank Creek. The location has been described as .3 miles east of the Gloucester-West Point Highway and .4 miles from the Poropotank Creek.. The site of the original Lewis homesite is believed to have been about 100 yards from the graves as pieces of old brick and pottery have been found scattered in the field west of the creek.

Michele Pattonadded this on 17 Aug 2011 originally submitted this to LewisFamilyTree on 12 Apr 2008

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John Lewis and his sons, through good marriages, and importing persons to Virginia amassed a large amount of property. John started with a large plantation, his son John married into the Warner family and inherited Warner Hall, and Edward Lewis accummulated 1500 acres through the import of people.

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John Lewis, I, Col, of Monmouth's Timeline

1592
February 22, 1592
Llantilio Pertholey Parish, Monmouthshire, Wales
February 22, 1592
St. Teilo's
1615
1615
Age 22
Breconshire, Wales
1630
February 3, 1630
Age 37
Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom
November 21, 1630
Age 38
St Telios Church, Llantilio Pertholey, Monmouthshire, England
1633
December 15, 1633
Age 41
Monmouthshire, Wales
1634
1634
Age 41
Brecknock, Monmouthsire, Wales
1636
1636
Age 43
Monmouthshire, England
1637
1637
Age 44
Wales
1639
1639
Age 46
Monmouthshire, United Kingdom