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About William Terrell Lewis
A Patriot of the American Revolution for NORTH CAROLINA. DAR Ancestor # A070183
William Terrell Lewis, Sr. (son of David Lewis and Anne (Betty) Terrell) was born Abt. 1718 in Hanover County, Virginia, and died 1802 in Nashville, Tennessee. He married Sarah "Sally" Martin on Abt. 1739 in Albemarle County, Virginia, daughter of James Martin and Elizabeth Crawford.
Wm. T. Lewis, Sr. , was one among the first men who volunteered their services in Albemarle county, Va., to resist the high‐handed measures of Lord Dunmore' s "wicked administration." He was a first lieutenant of the first company of "Independents" raised in the county of Albemarle in view of the encroachment of the Crown on the liberties of the people of the Colonies.
Before the Revolutionary war, he emigrated from Albemarle county, Va. to Surry county, N. C. Soon after the commencement of the Revolutionary war, William T. Lewis, Sr. , applied to Governor Caswell, of North Carolina, for military commissions for all his sons then old enough to bear arms.
In 1781, 1783, 1785, 1786, and 1788, he represented Surry county as a member of the General Assembly. In 1793 he emigrated to Nashville, Tenn., where he died about the year 1802.
GENEALOGY of the Lewis Family IN AMERICA, FROM THE MIDDLE OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME. BY WM. TERRELL LEWIS, 1893.
William Terrell Lewis's Timeline
New Kent County, Province of Virginia
July 29, 1740
Hanover, Virginia, USA
Hanover County, Virginia, Colonial America
Hanover County, Virginia, United States
Mecklenburg, VA, USA