Eleazer Lewis (Y-DNA)

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Status summary

Completed as of December 23, 2022:

  • Patrilineal (direct male-line) descendants of Eleazer Lewis [Lewes] encouraged to Y-DNA test and contact MayflowerDNA1620@gmail.com


First Generation

Elezaer Lewis [Lewes], son of Edward Lewis[1] and Hannah Cobb, was born Barnstable 26 Jun 1664 and died Middleborough about 3 Feb 1727. He married twice, first Plymouth 27 Jul 1696 Hannah Fuller and second Middleborough aft 1708 Mary ____ (not known to descend from a Mayflower passenger). By his first wife Eleazer had five children: Edward (c1698 unk. if marr.), Susanna (c1700), Hannah (1703), Elizabeth (c1705) and Shubael (c1707).

Second Generation

Shubael Lewis was born Middleborough about 1707 and died there (date unknown). He married Plympton 14 Mar 1733/4 Hasadiah (Hezediah) Eddy and they had seven children: Eleazer (c1734), Gideon, Jabez (1737), Samuel, Abner, Seth and Mary.

  1. Son of George Lewis (II) who emigrated to Barnstable.

DNA results BY137177

Previous Y-DNA testing

The Lewis surname DNA Project subgroup: Haplogroup R1b - Group 09 contains a number of individuals claiming George Lewis as their Most Distant Known Patrilineal Ancestor (MDKPA). Eight of them have taken the Big Y-700 test and been found to fall under: R1b-L21>S552>DF13>FGC5494>Y9096>BY34905>BY137177 (with some of them descended from a direct subclade, BY122833). Those individuals who have Y-DNA tested are encouraged to contact MayflowerDNA1620@gmail.com and disclose their lineage from George.

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