Charles Crawford Lewis

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Personal and Family Information

Charles was born in 1761 in Albemarie County, Virginia, the son of unknown parents.

He died in 1833 in Rutherford, North Carolina.

His wife was Elizabeth Russell, who he married in 1786 in Rutherford, North Carolina. Their eight known children were George Russell (1788-1867), Pittman (1789-1858), Mary (1791-1877), Sarah (1793-1891), John (1795-1883), Mildred (1799-1856), Elizabeth (1800-1862) and Charles C (1802-1846).

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth1761
Place: Albemarie County, Virginia
Death1833
Place: Rutherford, North Carolina

Notes

Note 1

family of John Lewis m Sarah Taliaferro page 214

D5 Charles Crawford born in 1761 married Elizabeth Russell and died in North Carolina

page 257 Chapter XII Charles C Lewis

D5 Hon Charles Crawford Lewis, son of John and his wife Sarah Taliaferro was born in Albemarle county, Virginia in 1761. He was a hatter by trade.

He emigrated to Rutherford county, North Carolina, with his father before the Revolutionary war, and settled on Mountain creek, four miles west of Rutherfordton.......

When the Revoluntionary war commenced he was only fourteen years of age, but after he arrived at a proper age was in the service. It is not know how long he served in the army as he never applied for a pension.

After his death the following certificate (now filed in the archives of the War Department at Washington City) was found among his papers, which together with other living evidence, enabled his widow to kprove his services and to draw a pension; This is to certify tha Charles Lewis, Sergeant, has faithfully served out his tour of three months in Generall Lillington's brigade to the southward. Robert Gilkey, Captain, Andrew Hampton, Colonel. Charleston, S.C. March 24, 1780

Sources

  1. Genealogy of the Lewis Family in America: From the Middle of the of the seventeeth century down to the present time Volume 1
    Source: Genealogy of the Lewis Family in America: From the Middle of the of the seventeeth century down to the present time Volume 1
    Authors: William Terrell Lewis of Perryville, Winston County, Miss
    Date: 1893
    Publisher: The courier Journal Job Printing Co 1893 Louisville, KY https://archive.org/details/genealogyoflewis00loui