Colonel Fielding LEWIS

HAIRSTON.org ID#1565, b. 7 July 1725, d. after 10 December 1781
Father*Col. John LEWIS Jr. of Warner Hall1 b. 1694, d. 17 Jan 1754
Mother*Frances FIELDING b. a 1700, d. 27 Oct 1731
Birth*Colonel Fielding LEWIS was born on 7 July 1725 in Gloucester County, Virginia.2 
He was the son of Col. John LEWIS Jr. of Warner Hall and Frances FIELDING.1 
Marriage*Colonel Fielding LEWIS married Catharine WASHINGTON, daughter of Major John WASHINGTON and Catherine WHITING, on 18 October 1746.3,4 
Death Spouse*His wife, Catherine Washington, died on 19 February 1750. 
Marriage*Colonel Fielding LEWIS married Elizabeth Betty WASHINGTON, daughter of Augustine WASHINGTON and Mary BALL, on 7 May 1750 in Virginia.1,3,5,2,6 
Will*Colonel Fielding LEWIS left a will on 19 October 1781 in Spotsylvania County, Virginia; Mentions wife Betty, sons John, Fielding, George, Lawrence, Howell, and Robert.7
WillFielding Lewis wrote a codicil to his will on 10 December 1781.7
Death*He died after 10 December 1781 in Fredricksburg City, Virginia.7 
Burial*He was buried in Saint Georges Episcopal Burial Ground, Fredericksburg City, Virginia.8 
Probate*His estate was probated on 17 January 1782 in Spotsylvania County, Virigina.7 

Family 1

Catharine WASHINGTON b. 11 Feb 1724/25, d. 19 Feb 1749/50
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth Betty WASHINGTON b. 20 Jun 1733, d. 31 Mar 1797
Children

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

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  3. [S90] Lewis, William Terrell, 1811-1893. Genealogy of the Lewis Family In America: From the Middle of the Seventeenth Century Down to the Present Time. Louisville, Ky.: Pub. by the Courier-Journal Job Printing Co., 1893. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/wu.89062356233, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
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  6. [S3640] Lowther, Minnie Kendall. Mount Vernon: Its Children, Its Romances, Its Allied Families And Mansions. Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co., 1932. https://hdl.handle.net/2027/uiug.30112047559510, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
  7. [S3624] Will of Fielding Lewis - 1781 and Codicil dated 10 Dec 1781, Spotsylvania County, Virginia, Will Book Vol. E,1772-1798, Will and codicil on pages 434-440, Family Search Film #007645806, Image 253 - Will Book Vol. E,1772-1798, estate inventory on page 457, Family Search Film #007645806, Image 265., Family Search, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  8. [S48] Find A Grave Website with Photo - only listings with photos of grave markers that are contemporary to the deceased individuals death are acceptable for genealogical proof.
Last Edited19 Nov 2021