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Lewis Burwell, lV

Birthdate: (42)
Birthplace: "King's Mill", Gloucester County, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Whitemarsh, Gloucester, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Lewis Burwell, III and Mary Burwell
Husband of Judith Burwell and Lucy Burwell
Father of Alice Grymes Williams; Nathaniel Burwell; Mann Page Burwell and Lewis Burwell
Brother of Lucy Weathersbee; Elizabeth Whiting; Mary Hale; Nathaniel Burwell and Anne Burwell

Managed by: Stanley Welsh Duke, Jr.
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About Lewis Burwell, lV

A prominent member of the Virginia Company, Richard Kingsmill, became the namesake of the Kingsmill Plantation. The Virginia Company was a for-profit organization chartered in England which was charged with the founding and settlement of Virginia under the reign of King James I. Richard Kingsmill was given one of the first land grants of 300 acres (1.2 km2) in the southwest area of what later became a much larger plantation.

In the mid-1730s, British Colonel Lewis Burwell III established a 1,400-acre (5.7 km2) plantation which he named Kingsmill Plantation. It included a mansion, outbuildings and garden. He was the colonial customs inspector for the upper James River. Along the river, Burwell's Landing, site of his inspection station, also featured a tavern, storehouse, warehouse, and ferry house. Quarterpath Road extended between Burwell's Landing and Williamsburg.[2

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingsmill DAR A 019989, VA, Patriotic Service.

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Lewis Burwell, lV's Timeline

Gloucester County, Virginia, United States
Age 26
Virginia, United States
July 4, 1764
Age 27
Richmond, Virginia, United States
February 1, 1778
Age 41
Carters Grove, James City, Virginia, United States
Age 42
Whitemarsh, Gloucester, Virginia, United States
Age 42