Col. Joel Lewis

Col. Joel Lewis

Male 1760 - 1816  (56 years)

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  • Name Joel Lewis  [1
    Title Col. 
    Born 28 Aug 1760  Albemarle, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Burial 1816  Nashville City Cem, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 1816  Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 22 Nov 1816  Davidson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I8352  mytree
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2020 

    Father William Terrell Lewis 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Martin 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F7473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mariam Eastham,   b. 5 Feb 1769,   d. 7 Feb 1846, Trenton, Gibson, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 22 Mar 1785  Surry, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Joel Lewis and Mariam Eastham had 18 children.
    Children 
    +1. Sarah Martin Lewis,   b. 15 Feb 1786, Wilkes, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1871  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F3301  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Aug 1760 - Albemarle, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Mar 1785 - Surry, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 1816 - Nashville City Cem, Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 1816 - Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Nov 1816 - Davidson, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Joel Lewis was an officer during the Revolutionary War. He fought at the battles of Brandywine Creek, PA (11 Sep 1777); Germantown, PA (4 Oct 1777); Colson's Mill, NC (21 Jul 1780); Hanging Rock, SC (6 Aug 1780); Camden, SC (16 Aug 1780); King's Mountain, SC (7 Oct 1780); Shallow Ford, NC (14 Oct 1780); Hart's Mill, NC (17 Feb 1781); Haw River, NC (25 Feb 1781); Dickey's Farm, NC (26 Feb 1781); and Whitesell's Mill, NC (6 Mar 1781). He was captured by the British at the battle of Camden, SC, but soon escaped, and was wounded at the battle of King's Mountains, SC.

      His grave and tombstone were relocated to the city cemetery in 1912 from his home, "Manchester."

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] Claiborne of Virginia: The First Eight Generations, John Frederick Dorman, (Name: Baltimore, 1995;), p287.

    2. [S74] Internet, http://www.carolana.com/NC/Revolution/patriot_leaders_nc_joel_lewis.html.

    3. [S57] Find A Grave.


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