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Catherine Lewis (Washington)

Birthdate: (26)
Birthplace: Of Middlesex, VA
Death: February 19, 1750 (26)
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Washington and Catherine Washington
Wife of Colonel Fielding Lewis
Mother of John Lewis; Frances Lewis and Charles Lewis
Sister of Warner Washington, Sr.; Elizabeth Williams; Mildred Bushrod and Henry Washington

Managed by: Barbara Maddox
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About Catherine Lewis

Cousin of George Washington

Catherine Washington was born on 11 Feb 1724/25. She died on 19 Feb 1749/50 at age 25.

  • Parents: Maj. John Washington and Catherine Whiting


  1. on 18 Oct 1746 to Gen. Fielding Lewis (1820-1799) as his first wife; he married Elizabeth Washington, daughter of Augustine Washington and Mary Ball, on 7 Mar 1750; 2nd wife. He was the son of Col. John Lewis & Frances Fielding.


  1. John Lewis b.22_Jun_1747, Fredericksburg VA d.23_Nov_1825, Russelville, Logan Co. KY
  2. Frances Lewis b 26 Nov 1748 died young
  3. Warner Lewis b 24 Nov 1749 died 5 Dec 1749



Birth: Feb. 11, 1724 Gloucester County Virginia, USA Death: Feb. 19, 1750

Parents of John Lewis married five times: 1) Lucy Thornton daughter of Col John Thornton and Mildred Gregory-had one child Mildred. Lucy Thornton's sisters married Samuel Washington; William Woodford and John Taliferro 2) Elizabeth Thornton daughter of Col. Francis Thornton and Frances Gregory {no children}. A brother of Elizabeth was Colonel John Thornton who married Jane daughter of Augustine Washington 3)a daughter of Gabriel Jones-a relative of General Hugh Mercer. The wife of Gabriel Jones was a daughter of William Strother and Margaret Watts. The father of William and James Strother was Jeremiah Strother died 1741 Stafford CO VA. James Strother died 1761 who married Margaret daugther of Daniel French. A son of James Strother was George French Strother was a member of the Virginia House of Burgess and married Lucy Coleman. A son of French Strother was Congressman George French Strother. A son of Jeremiah Strother was Francis Strother married Susan Dabney; Francis son John was the father of daugthers from Whom are descended General E. P. Gaines; General Duff Green; Congressman John Strother Pendelton. Francis son Anthony was the great grandfather of General David Hunter Strother; another son of Francis and Susan Dabney was William the father of Sarah Strother the mother of President Zachery Taylor

Ref: pp.87-88

Family links:

 John Washington (1692 - 1746)
 Catherine Whiting Washington (1694 - 1744)

 Fielding Lewis (1725 - 1781)


Burial: Saint Georges Episcopal Burial Ground Fredericksburg Fredericksburg City Virginia, USA Plot: Possibly buried here?

Created by: P Fazzini Record added: Apr 02, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 87872109

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Catherine Lewis's Timeline

February 11, 1724
Of Middlesex, VA
June 22, 1747
Age 23
Spotsylvania, VA
November 26, 1748
Age 24
Spotsylvania, VA
February 19, 1750
Age 26
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
Age 26