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John Irish Lewis

Birthplace: Orange County, Province of Virginia
Death: Died in Randolph County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of David Lewis and Mary Lewis
Husband of Priscilla Elizabeth Brooks
Father of David Lewis; Jacob L. Lewis; Rosanna West; Jean Campbell; Stephen Lewis and 3 others
Brother of Phoebe Losey; Crawford Lewis; Stephen Lewis; Jacob Lewis and Richard Lewis

Occupation: 10th North Irish Reg. Rev. War
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About John Irish Lewis

DAR A 070016, NC Patriotic Service.

Here is the last will and testament of John Lewis.

" In the name of God, Amen. The fifth day of May, in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety Seven, I, John Lewis, of the County of Randolph and State of North Carolina, being weak in body, but of perfect mind and memory, thanks be given unto God: Therfore calling unto mind the mortality of the body and knowing that it is appointed fpr all men once to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament. In the manner and form following, vis., principally and first of all, i give and reccomend my soul into the Hands of God who gave it, and my body to the Earth, to be decently buried, according to the direction of my executors hereafter named, nothing doubting, but at the Gereral Resurrection, I shall receive the same again by the mighty Power of God. And as touching such worldy estate as it hath pleased God to give me, I give and dispose of the same as followith, after my last debts is paid and funeral expense. In primus, i give to my son John Lewis my home plantation, containing of two hundred acres of land, the same being in two surveys, the old survey contains one hundred and forty acres and the new survey contains sixty acres. Item, i give to my son David Lewis Five shillings. I give to my son Jacob Lewis Five shillings. All my moving effects to be sold and twelve months credit given to the purchasers. The money is to be divided in the following manner. vis, between my wife, my son, Richard, my daughter Rosannah West, my daughter Jean Campbell and my daughter Sarah Ruckman. But if either should decease, then the surviving Party to divide equally. My wearing apparel not to be sold, but to be divided between John and Richard. Last of all I do constitute and appoint Richard Lewis, John Lewis and John Campbell my whole and sole excutors of this my last Will and Testament. And I do hereby disallow revoke and disannul all and every other Testament, Will and legacies, requests and excutors anyway before named, willed and bequeathed, satisfying and confirming this and no other to be my last will and testament. In witness whereof I have hereonto set my hand and seal, this day and year above written. Signed, sealed and published and pronounced to be the J. Lewis last will and testament in the presence of W.E. Knight, Jerimiah Field, and Thomas Lamb. Will was proved in open court by Thomas Lamb and ordered to be recorded."

10th North Irish Reg. Rev. War

ID: I639683995

Name: John LEWIS

Given Name: John

Surname: Lewis

Sex: M

Birth: 1720 in Frederick County, Va

Death: 10 Jun 1802 in Hillsboro, Randolph County, Nc

Burial: Near Center Meeting House

Change Date: 14 Jun 2004 1

Note: Ancestral File Number: 27ML-L3

Marriage 1 Priscilla BROOKS

Married: Abt 1745

Note: _UIDCFC086BEAF41A24A97661BDD3C157B81F132


David LEWIS b: 21 Mar 1746 in Guilford County, Nc c: 21 Mar 1747


Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Title: Ancestral File (R)

Publication: Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998

Repository: ID: I639687770

Name: John LEWIS

Given Name: John

Surname: Lewis

Sex: M

Birth: in Orange Co.,Va

Death: 10 Jun 1802 in Randolph Co.,Nc

Change Date: 29 Oct 2003

Father: David LEWIS b: 14 Dec 1694 in Pychyawaxon,Charles Co.,Md

Mother: Mary CRAWFORD b: in Va

Marriage 1 Priscilla BROOKS b: 16 Oct 1725

Married: 16 Oct 1745 in Frederick Co.,Va

Note: _UIDEA58ED5E7030F84C900650749DE2CC556B05


David LEWIS b: 21 Mar 1746 in Guilford County, Nc c: 21 Mar 1747
Rosanna LEWIS b: 5 Jul 1752 in Rowan Co.,Nc
Jean LEWIS b: 15 Jul 1755 in Rowan Co.,Nc
Stephen LEWIS b: 4 Jun 1757 in Rowan Co.,Nc
Richard LEWIS b: 22 Jul 1759 in Rowan Co.,Nc
John LEWIS b: 15 Jan 1763 in Rowan Co.,Nc
Sarah LEWIS b: 9 Mar 1765 in Rowan Co.,Nc

Born: Abt 1720 - Orange Co., VA

          Died: 10 Jun 1802 - Randolph Co., NC
        Father: David Lewis Sr (1695-1779) 2 6
        Mother: Mary Crawford (Abt 1690-      ) 2

Marriage: 16 Oct 1745 - Frederick Co., VA

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John Irish Lewis's Timeline

April 11, 1720
Orange County, Province of Virginia
March 21, 1747
Age 26
Guilford, Guilford, North Carolina, USA
May 24, 1750
Age 30
Berkeley County, Province of Virginia
July 5, 1752
Age 32
Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
July 15, 1755
Age 35
Rndlph Or Rowan, North Carolina, USA
June 4, 1757
Age 37
Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
July 22, 1759
Age 39
Age 39
Randolph, Rowan, North Carolina, USA
March 9, 1765
Age 44
Guilford, NC, USA