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Lewis Burwell, II

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Carter's Creek, Gloucester County, Virginia Colony
Death: Died in Carters City, Gloucester County, Province of Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Maj Lewis I Fairfield Burwell and Lucy Burwell
Husband of Abigail Burwell and Martha Burwell
Father of Joanna Bassett; Elizabeth Harrison; Lucy Burwell; Martha Burwell; Jane Burwell and 8 others
Half brother of Colonel Phillip Ludwell; Jane Cottington Parke; Lucy Higginson Gwynne; George Bernard; Elizabeth Todd and 1 other

Occupation: Major
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About Lewis Burwell, II

Lewis Burwell II

  • Hon. Lewis Burwell (1652 - ~1710) was the son of Maj. Lewis Burwell and Lucy Higginson, born circa 1652. He was married twice, first to Abigail Smith (11 Mar 1656/57 - 12 Nov 1692, cousin of Nathaniel Bacon), daughter of Anthony Smith and Martha Bacon, 1672 at Gloucester Co., Virginia and second to Martha Lear, daughter of Col. John Lear.
  • He resided at King's Creek, York Co., Virginia. He resided at Carter's Creek, Gloucester Co., Virginia. He was a governor of the College of William and Mary in 1702. He was a member of Council between 1702 and 1711 at Virginia. he died circa 1710. He is the namesake of "Burwell's Bay" in Isle of Wight County [5] This bay was originally called Warascoyack Bay until he acquired significant land upon its shores.[5][6]
  • Known children of Hon. Lewis Burwell and Abigail Smith were as follows:
    • Joanna Burwell, b. 1674/75; m. Hon. William Bassett.
    • Elizabeth Burwell, b. Jun 1677; m. Hon. Benjamin Harrison III.
    • Hon. Nathaniel Burwell, b. 1680; m. Elizabeth Carter (daughter of Robert "King" Carter of Corotoman [7][8]
    • Lewis Burwell; b. 16 Oct 1682 at Gloucester Co., VA; d. Sep 1696 at age 13.
    • Lucy Burwell; b. 21 Nov 1683 at Gloucester Co., VA; m. Col. Edmund Berkeley, son of Edmund Berkeley and Mary, 1 Dec 1704; d. 16 Dec 1716 at age 33.
    • Martha Burwell, b. 16 Nov 1685; m. Col. Henry Armistead.
    • Bacon Burwell; b. 22 Feb 1687 at Gloucester Co., VA; d. before 1692; bur. at 'Carter's Creek', Gloucester Co., VA.
    • Jane Burwell; baptized 16 Nov 1688; d. before 15 Mar 1691/92; bur. at 'Carter's Creek', Gloucester Co., VA.
    • James Burwell; b. 4 Feb 1689/90 at Gloucester Co., VA; m. Mary Armistead, daughter of William Armistead and Anna Lee; 1st husband; d. 6 Oct 1718 at age 28. He resided at 'King's Creek', York Co., VA. He was a member of the House of Burgesses at Virginia.
    • ___ Burwell; b. after Mar 1691/92; m. Harry Seaton; 1st wife.
  • Known children of Hon. Lewis Burwell and Martha Lear were as follows:
    • ___ Burwell; b. circa 1695; d; young.
    • Mary Burwell; b. 1697; d. 20 Jul 1701.
    • Lewis Burwell; b. 1699; m. Frances Thacker, daughter of Edwin Thacker; d. 6 Sep 1744. He resided at 'Kingsmill', York Co., VA.
    • Jane Burwell; b. circa 1701; d; young.
    • Martha Burwell, b. 1703; m. Col. John Martin.
    • Armistead Burwell; b. 1703; d. 1754.
  • He resided at 'Stoneland', Mecklenburg Co., Virginia.
  • From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burwell_Family_of_Virginia

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  • Colonel Lewis Burwell1
  • M, #284461
  • Last Edited=26 May 2008
  • Colonel Lewis Burwell married, secondly, Martha Lear, daughter of Colonel John Lear.1
  • Child of Colonel Lewis Burwell and Martha Lear
    • 1.Martha Burwell+1 b. 1703, d. 27 May 1738
  • Citations
  • 1.[S1533] Peter James Rainton, "re: Rainton Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 25 November 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Rainton Family."
  • From: http://www.thepeerage.com/p28447.htm#i284461

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Hon. Lewis Burwell (Lewis3, Edward2, Edward1); b. circa 1652; m. Abigail Smith, daughter of Anthony Smith and Martha Bacon, 1672 at Gloucester Co., VA; 1st wife; m. Martha Lear, daughter of Col. John Lear; 2nd husband, 2nd wife; d. 1710.

He resided at 'King's Creek', York Co., VA. He resided at 'Carter's Creek', Gloucester Co., VA. He was a governor of the College of William and Mary in 1702. He was a member of Council between 1702 and 1711 at Virginia. He left a will on 11 Oct 1710; proved 10 Feb 1710/11.

Abigail Smith was born on 11 Mar 1656/57. She resided at Colchester, England. She died on 12 Nov 1692 at York Co., VA, at age 35.

Known children of Hon. Lewis Burwell and Abigail Smith were as follows:

    5.          i. Joanna Burwell, b. 1674/75; m. Hon. William  Bassett.
    6.         ii. Elizabeth Burwell, b. Jun 1677; m. Hon. Benjamin Harrison.
    7.        iii. Hon. Nathaniel Burwell, b. 1680; m. Elizabeth Carter.
               iv. Lewis Burwell; b. 16 Oct 1682 at Gloucester Co., VA; d. Sep 1696 at age 13.
                v. Lucy Burwell; b. 21 Nov 1683 at Gloucester Co., VA; m. Col. Edmund Berkeley, son of Edmund Berkeley and Mary, 1 Dec 1704; d. 16 Dec 1716 at age 33.
    8.         vi. Martha Burwell, b. 16 Nov 1685; m. Col. Henry Armistead.
              vii. Bacon Burwell; b. 22 Feb 1687 at Gloucester Co.,nVA; d. before 1692; bur. at 'Carter's Creek', Gloucester Co., VA.
             viii. Jane Burwell; baptized 16 Nov 1688; d. before 15 Mar 1691/92; bur. at 'Carter's Creek', Gloucester Co., VA.
               ix. James Burwell; b. 4 Feb 1689/90 at Gloucester Co., VA; m. Mary Armistead, daughter of William Armistead  and Anna Lee; 1st husband; d. 6 Oct 1718 at age 28 He resided at 'King's Creek', York Co., VA. He was a member of the House of Burgesses at Virginia. He left a will on 6 Sep 1718; proved 15 Sep 1718.
                x. ___ Burwell; b. after Mar 1691/92; m. Harry Seaton; 1st wife.

Martha Lear married William Cole; 1st husband. She died on 4 Aug 1704.

Known children of Hon. Lewis Burwell and Martha Lear were as follows:

                i. ___ Burwell; b. circa 1695; d; young.
               ii. Mary Burwell; b. 1697; d. 20 Jul 1701.
              iii. Lewis Burwell; b. 1699; m. Frances Thacker,  daughter of Edwin Thacker; d. 6 Sep 1744. He resided at 'Kingsmill', York Co., VA.
               iv. Jane Burwell; b. circa 1701; d; young.
    9.          v. Martha Burwell, b. 1703; m. Col. John Martin.
               vi. Armistead Burwell; b. 1703; d. 1754.
                   He resided at 'Stoneland', Mecklenburg Co., VA.

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Maj. Lewis Burwell, of "Carter's Creek"'s Timeline

1653
1653
Carter's Creek, Gloucester County, Virginia Colony
1675
1675
Age 22
Gloucester, VA, USA
1677
June 1677
Age 24
Carters Creek, Gloucester, Virginia
1679
1679
Age 26
1680
October 14, 1680
Age 27
Fairfield,Gloucester,Virginia,USA
1682
October 9, 1682
Age 29
VA, USA
1683
November 21, 1683
Age 30
"Fairfield", Gloucester County, Virginia
1685
November 16, 1685
Age 32
Fairfield, Gloucester, Virginia, USA
1688
November 16, 1688
Age 35
Fairfield, Gloucester County, Virginia
1689
February 4, 1689
Age 36
York County, Virginia