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Thomas LEWIS

spouse: Jane Comer PEAKE

NAME.................... Thomas LEWIS
BIRTH/PLACE/RECORDS..... abt 1735 NC
MARRIAGE/PLACE/RECORDS.. abt 1761 Orange Co NC
DIED/PLACE/BURIAL....... 25 FEB 1805 Orange Co NC
PARENTS NAME............ John LEWIS

> WIFE.................. Jane Comer PEAKE
BORN/PLACE/RECORDS...... abt 1740 Prince Edward Co VA
DIED/PLACE/BURIAL.......
PARENTS NAME............ Robert PEAKE & Elizabeth COMER

CHILDREN................ 8 children, all born in Orange Co NC

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* CHILD 1.............. Elizabeth LEWIS b abt 1763
MARRIAGE................ Nicholas DURNING 24 DEC 1784 Orange Co NC
DIED/PLACE/BURIAL.......
CHILDREN................ 

 notes: Marriage deed; wit. by John Flintham
        1790 Orange Co NC St Mary's Dist Tax Pg 30
           Nicholas Dunning
        1800 Orange Co NC Pg 580
           Elizabeth Lewis 00000/20011/01

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* CHILD 2.............. Fielding LEWIS b 1765
MARRIAGE................ Nancy WOOD on 23 FEB 1798 Orange Co NC
                           b 1777
                           dau of James WOOD and Millie
DIED/PLACE/BURIAL....... 1848 Orange Co NC
CHILDREN................ 1. Mary LEWIS
                         2. Nancy LEWIS
                         3. John C.LEWIS b 1813 NC
                              m Delaney unk b 1821 NC
                               1. Virginia LEWIS b 1845 NC
                        (at least one more son, 6 more daughters, not listed
                         in Fieldings will)

notes:  Fielding was a co-executor of his fathers will, receiving his fathers
        land; dated 25 FEB 1805, proved MAY 1805.

         Left his will in Orange Co NC, dated 27 FEB 1847, proved FEB 1848.
          wife: Nancy daughters: Mary and Nancy
          mentions "sons and daughters","rest of my children that has
          married and left me"

        Land was deeded to son John C.LEWIS, inheriting the main
        portion of land from his father, so he remained in NC.
        Executor: son, John C.Lewis
        Witnesses: Joseph Proctor, John Pool.

        John Lewis was a witness to Ann PHILIPs Will, Orange Co NC
         dated 9 SEP 1837, proved FEB 1838. He was also a bondsman
         for several marriages in Orange Co NC.

        source: Abstracts of Wills recorded Orange Co NC 1757-1800;1800-1850
                Book F401, D564

        Wife Nancy Wood mentioned in her fathers will;
         James Wood, dated 25 AUG 1819, proved NOV 1819
         "daughter, Nancy Lewis wife of Fielding Lewis"

        1798 Marriage deed, Fielding Lewis to Nancy Wood, wit.Abner Veazey
        1800 Orange Co NC Pg 581
           'Fielden' Lewis 00100/10100
        1810 Orange Co NC Hillsboro Twp Pg 319
           Fielding Lewis 10010/40010
        1820 Orange Co NC Pg 205
          'Feelding' Lewis 100001/421101/01/00001
        1840 Orange Co NC Southern Division
          Fielding Lewis 0001000011/00021001/0001/0001
        1850 Orange Co NC Pg 121 1st Dist, John C Lewis fam w/mother Nancy

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* CHILD 3............... Frances LEWIS abt 1768

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* CHILD 4.............. William LEWIS b ca 1772
MARRIAGE................ Frances (Fanny)LYNCH 16 OCT 1799 Orange Co NC
                            b ca 1780 d bef 1850 NC
DIED/PLACE/BURIAL.......
CHILDREN............... 1. John LEWIS b ca 1803 NC
                             m Elizabeth MANOR 20 NOV 1824 Orange Co NC
                                      b ca 1805 NC
                        2. Jesse LEWIS b 1805 NC
                             m1 Hannah COLE 13 DEC 1827 Orange Co NC
                             m2 Thena GARRARD 18 AUG 1831 Orange Co NC
                        3. Frances LEWIS b 1821 NC
                             m Thomas COLE 1846 NC b 1824 NC
                              1. Susan COLE b 1847 NC
                              2. Mary  COLE b 1849 NC

 notes: Marriage deed, wit. by John Lynch
        1800 Orange Co NC Pg 580
           William Lewis 10010/00100/01
        1810 Orange Co Hillsboro Twp Pg 577
           Wm Lewis 00010/00110/00
        1820 Orange Co NC Pg 217
           William Lewis 11201/21001/04
        1824, 20 NOV John Lewis md. Elizabeth Manor wit. by Arch.Crabtree
        1824, 28 NOV John Lewis md. Elizabeth Manor wit. by Samuel Cloud
        1827, 13 DEC Jesse Lewis md. Hannah Cole wit. by Levi Cole
        1830 Orange Co NC Pg 282
           William Lewis 00002001/00021001/01
           John Lewis 00001/20001
        1831, 18 AUG Jesse Lewis md. Thena Garrard wit. by Saml. Piper
        1840 Orange Co NC Pg 59 Southern Division
           William Lewis 0000100001/00002
           Jesse Lewis 100001/120001
        1850 Orange Co NC Pg 149 William Lewis liv/w Thomas Cole fam
        1860 Orange Co NC Jesse Lewis fam

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* CHILD 5............... Henry LEWIS b abt 1777
MARRIAGE................. Alice MARTIN 23 SEP 1800 Orange Co NC
CHILDREN.................

 notes: Marriage deed, wit. by John Rhodes
        1800 Orange Co NC Pg 581 Henry Lewis 00100/00100
        9 OCT 1801, Orange Co NC, Henry Lewis, bondsman for marriage
           of Abraham ANDERSON and Elizabeth VEASEY
        25 FEB 1805; Co-executor of his fathers will.
        1810 Orange Co NC Hillsboro Twp Pg 278
           Henry Lewis 00010/30100
        1820 Mecklenburg Co NC Pg 176
           Henry Lewis 400011/210101/01

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* CHILD 6............... John Comer LEWIS I b 1779 d 1854
MARRIAGE................ (1)Nancy FORREST on 8 APR 1802 Orange Co NC
                         (2)Elizabeth (Annie) McCLAREN ca 1816 Bedford Co TN
                         (3)Agness POWELL 29 APR 1834 Hickman Co TN
DIED/PLACE/BURIAL....... 1854 Hickman Co TN
CHILDREN................ 15 Children

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* CHILD 7............... Mary (Polly) LEWIS b abt 1781
MARRIAGE................ Robert Johnston DICKEY 5 JUL 1805 Orange Co NC
                                d bef 1820
DIED/PLACE/BURIAL.......
CHILDREN................ 

 notes: Marriage deed; wit. by John Rhodes
        1810 Orange Co NC Pg 276
         RJ Dickey 00010 20010
        1820 Orange Co NC Pg 221
         Mary Dickey 000000 000110

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* CHILD 8............... Robert LEWIS b 1783
MARRIAGE................. Patsey GRIFFIN 20 MAR 1817 Orange Co NC
DIED/PLACE/BURIAL........
CHILDREN.................

 notes: mentioned in father's will.
        Marriage deeds; 20 MAR 1817, wit. by Thomas Griffin
                        25 MAR 1817, wit. by Ezra Cates
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Sources:
       Land Grants to the First Settlers in old Orange Co., NC
          (now southern Durham Co., and parts of Wake Co.)
       1740-1810
          Thomas LEWIS
            Grant # 3141, Book 90, page 314, file 1282.
            "On waters of 32 Mile Creek."  Assigned to Redmond Dilln
             Barry and granted to Thomas Lewis of Orange Co., N.C.

            Grant 228 to John LEWIS, dated 1795, land in Sumner Co., TN,
            adjoining a survey of Stokely Donelson.
            He paid ten pounds for every hundred acres and was granted
            5060 acres, lying on the waters of the Cumberland River.

       1790 Orange Co., NC St. Mary's District Tax
        Lewis, Enoch    Pg 96 
        Lewis, Fielding Pg 96
        Lewis, John     Pg 97
        Lewis, Thomas   Pg 96
        Lewis, Henry    Pg 92 (Caswell District)

       1800 Orange Co NC Pg 581
        Thomas Lewis 00101 00101 02

       1805 Will of Thomas Lewis; dated 25 FEB 1805, proved MAY 1805
        son William received land on east side of Henry Lewis
        son Fielding recieved his fathers land
        mentions wife Jane, sons Robert and John, daughters Frances,
        Elizabeth, Mary, son in-law; Nicholas Durning.

        Executors: "My two sons Fielding and Henry Lewis, and John
                    Rhodes of Benjamin, and my loving wife, Jane."
        Witnesses: John Rhodes, Benjamin Rhodes

        source: Abstracts of Wills Recorded in Orange Co NC
                1751-1800; 1800-1850, Book D 151

       Book Two Orange County, NC Marriage Bonds. K-Q