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Genealogical history of the Lewis Family

Taken from: “Some prominent Virginia families: Volume 2 – Page 620″ by Louise Pecquet du Bellet, Edward Jaquelin, Martha Cary Jaquelin

Motto translated means”Every land is a brave man’s country.”

It is a question very often discussed of late as to whether the hour makes the man or the man the hour. To a student of the history of Virginia an answer is very soon given, for since the settlement of Jamestown, in 1607, which was virtually the birth of this country, there has never arisen a crisis of any kind when Virginia, our mother State, has not had one or more of her sons ready to meet it. When the hour arrives the man appears. We may search the pages of history in vain for a nobler or as noble a group of men as Washington and his patriot Virginians in 1776.

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  1. Query: Were Mary M & James S Lewis the parents of John Onesime Lewis, born March, 1799 at Ville de Quebec, QC? View Jessie Easton/John O Lewis Family Tree via the internet! Thank-you! Elisabeth – elisabeth.cumin@hotmail.com

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    • Thank-you for your site! UEL/LAND RULES DIFFERED IN 1830’S-QC-FEUDAL; & ONT!
      January 6, 1771 – Marie-Josephe=Josette, daughter of founder m-Thomas Lewis, Moulder; &
      January 9, 1797 – Marie-Therese S-Vadeboncoeur m-Jean-Samuel Lewis, forgeman at Batiscan Iron-Works-near Old Site of Desforges du St Maurice, N-Trois Rivieres, QC; &
      March-1799, John ONEZEME Lewis was born; and, became a Thomasburg-Stoco-Hungerford-Settler with his wife, Jessie Easton, b 1805, Presbyterian, dtr of Adam..Robert;
      October 23, 1830, Mary Matilda Lewis was born; and, married James Forestell in 1846!
      SUM/SEE UNITED EMPIRE LOYALIST EVENTS IN 2012 – PIONEER/DESCENDENTS!
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      • Lisa I am starting a new blog just for my genealogical stuff please join me there http://captainjamesdavisgenealogy.wordpress.com thanks

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        Date: Sun, 27 Jan 2013 To: elisabeth.cumin@hotmail.com Genealogical history of the Lewis Family
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        Note: Gerrard Forestell, born 1942, Madoc, Ontario is the Family

        Jessie Easton (Scots) & John Onesime Lewis Expert,

        Stoco – Thomasburg – Sugar Island – Hungerford Twp – near the 1820’s Marmara Mines, Ontario!

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        See next email from Wales !!

        From – Elisabeth Forestell Cumin, 1946, Kitchener, Ontario!
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        captainjamesdavisgenealogy commented: “Lisa I am starting a new blog just for my genealogical stuff please join me there http://captainjamesdavisgenealogy.wordpress.com thanks”

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  2. I appreciate, cause I found exactly what I was looking for. You’ve ended my 4 day long hunt! God Bless you man. Have a great day. Bye

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