John Lewis (Y-DNA)

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Status summary

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

Biography

First Generation

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)

Second Generation

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).

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

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