John Lewis (Y-DNA)
Still to do of January 1, 2023:
- Recruit patrilineal descendants of John Lewis to Y-DNA test and publish their results. Such descendants are encouraged to contact MayflowerDNA1620@gmail.com
Hill, Peter B., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: vol. 11 Family of Edward Doty part III (Isaac, Joseph & Mary), 2000. Plymouth, General Society of Mayflower Descendants.
John Lewis (Luis) (III), son of (Sgt.) John Lewis (II) and Mary Humphrey was born Windsor, CT 24 Feb 1674/5 and died Dartmouth 24 Jan 1712. He married Rochester 28 Feb 1705/6 Elizabeth Doty and they had four children (Dartmouth): Archelaus (1706/7), John (1708), Susanna (1709/10) and Elizabeth (1712)
Archelaus Lewis was born Dartmouth 7 Feb 1706/7 and died bef. 3 Feb 1747. He married Eastham 2 Jul 1735 Mary Taylor and they had at least two children (Eastham): Solomon (1737) and John (1742).
John Lewis (II) was born Dartmouth 1 Oct 1708 and died bef. 1762. He married Berwick, ME abt 1737 Sarah Hodson and they had twelve children (bp. Berwick, ME): John (1737 d.y.), James (1739 d.y.), Elizabeth (1740), John (1741), infant (1742), Margaret (1744), Ann, Mercy (1744), Sarah (1746), William (1749), Susanna (1750/1) and Archelaus (1753).
Solomon Lewis was born Eastham 20 Dec 1737. He married there 24 Nov 1763 Elizabeth Myrick. They had at least: John (1765)
John Lewis (II) was baptized Berwick, ME 5 Jul 1741 and died Halifax, Nova Scotia 26 Nov 1789. He married 25 Sep 1764 Sarah Lindsey and they had five children: Lydia (1765), Elizabeth (1766), Sarah (1770), John Lindsey (1772) and Susannah (1774).
William Lewis baptized Berwick ME 7 May 1749 and died bef Jun 1788. He married Lynn 3 Jul 1770 Esther Barrett and they had at least two children: infant (d. 1774) and James (1773).
Archelaus Lewis baptized Berwick, ME 11 Mar 1763 and died 2 Jan 1834. He married thrice, first 21 Mar 1779 Rebecca Hubbard/Hobart, second 18 Sep 1791 Elizabeth Brown, and last 10 Oct 1807 Frances McCLINCH Angier. By his first wife he had two children: Charles (1779 d.y.) and Rebecca (1781 d.y.). By his second wife he had seven children: Elizabeth (1792), Thomas (1793), Rebecca (1794), Eveline (1795), John Cotton (1799), Charles (c1800-1825 unm.) and Thomas Brown (1803-1804). By his third wife he had three children: Frances Elizabeth (1809), Harriet Lavinia (1810) and Archelaus (c1814).
DNA results TBD
Further DNA testing needed
Testing of patrilineal descendants is needed. Any male who believes their patrilineal ancestry goes through John Lewis is encouraged to contact MayflowerDNA1620@gmail.com
References and External Links
- Hill, Peter B., Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: vol. 11 Family of Edward Doty part III (Isaac, Joseph & Mary), 2000. Plymouth, General Society of Mayflower Descendants.