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Howell Lewis

Also Known As: "George Washington`s favorite nephew"
Birthdate: (51)
Birthplace: Culpepper, Virginia
Death: December 26, 1822 (51)
Kanawha Lands Plantation, Kanawha, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Colonel Fielding Lewis and Elizabeth 'Betty' Lewis
Husband of Ellen Hackley Lewis and Ellen Hackley Lewis
Father of Frances Fielding Gwathmey; Betty Washington Lovell; Frances Fielding Gwathmey; Virginia Hereford; Lawrence Lewis and 7 others
Brother of Fielding Lewis, Jr.; Augustine Lewis; Warner Lewis; Maj. George Washington Lewis; Mary Lewis and 5 others
Half brother of John Lewis; Frances Lewis and Charles Lewis

Occupation: personal Secretary to President George Washington
Managed by: Private User
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About Howell Lewis

Personal Private Secretary to President George Washington

Reference: Lewis of Warner Hall: The History of a Family, Including the Genealogy of ... by Sorley, 1935, p. 248-250. Available on google books.

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Howell Lewis's Timeline

December 12, 1771
Culpepper, Virginia
October 14, 1796
Age 24
Richmond, Virginia, United States
October 13, 1798
Age 26
Kanawha City, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States
July 25, 1800
Age 28
Richmond, Virginia, United States
January 28, 1802
Age 30
Richmond, VA, United States
February 11, 1805
Age 33
February 11, 1805
Age 33
Culpepper, Virginia, United States
September 13, 1806
Age 34
Richmond, Va
July 10, 1808
Age 36
Richmond, Virginia, United States