Margaret Lynn

#91, (1693 - 1773)


John Lewis b. 1678, d. 1762
Children 1.Samuel Lewis (1716 - )
 2.Thomas Lewis+ (1718 - 1790)
 3.Gen. Andrew Lewis+ (1720 - )
 4.Col. William Lewis+ (1724 - 1811)
 5.Margaret Lewis (1726 - )
 6.Anne Lewis (1728 - )
 7.Col. Charles Lewis+ (1736 - 1774)
Birth*1693She was born in 1693 at ScotlandG; Gilmer has prob. Wales.1,2 
Marriage*She married John Lewis, son of Andrew Lewis and Mary Calhoun, at IrelandG
Her married name was Lewis. 
1731She and John Lewis removed to Lancaster Co., PennsylvaniaG, in 1731 from Philadelphia.3,4 
1731She migrated from Ireland to Philadelphia to join John in 1731.5 
1732She and John Lewis lived in 1732 at Staunton, Virginia.6 
between 1729 and 1732She and John Lewis removed between 1729 and 1732 Orange County (Augusta as of 1738), Virginia.7,8 
Death*1773She died in 1773 at VirginiaG.1 


  1. [S502] "Bogus Portrait Supplements Old 'Valley Manuscript' Hoax", The Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia, Feb. 15, 1948, D-5, The Richmond Times-Dispatch; Sunday, February 15, 1948; Page D-5.
  2. [S640] George Rockingham Gilmer, Sketches of Some of the First Settlers of Upper Georgia, of the Cherokees, and the Author (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1855, 1926 (rev.), 1999), p. 35: "John Lewis married Mary Linn. The biographers of the Lewises say that Margaret Linn was of the Linns of Lock Linn, in Scotland. This sounds very well, and may be so,. But some circumstances, very slight indeed, incline me to the opinion that the Linns emigrated to Ireland from Wales, with the Lewises."
  3. [S506] Gen. Andrew Lewis’ bust installed in Virginia Capitol, Salem Times Register, Salem, VA, 24 Mar 2010, online, "John Lewis, the father of Andrew Lewis, brought his family from Ireland to Lancaster, Pa., in 1731."
  4. [S520] VWH.
  5. [S637] Delia McCulloch, "Heroes of the Battle of Point Pleasant", American Historical Magazine III (Jan 1908--Nov 1908): pp. 624 ff.
  6. [S699] Oren F. Morton, History of Rockbridge County Virginia (Staunton, Virginia: The McClure Co., 1920), p. 76.
  7. [S504] Wikipedia, online, "Lewis was born in County Donegal, Ireland to John Lewis and Margaret Lynn. In 1732 John Lewis had fled to America after killing his landlord in an altercation. He brought his family to Virginia, including his sons Andrew and Thomas. The family were among the first settlers in western Augusta County."; copied 26 Dec 2012.
  8. [S505] General Lewis Inn, online \\, "General Andrew Lewis, for whom this Inn and the town of Lewisburg are named, was born in Ireland in 1720. He moved to Virginia with his parents in 1729. As a surveyor for the Greenbrier Land Company, he first came to the Greenbrier area in 1751, where he “discovered” Lewis Spring on the site of the present town of Lewisburg.". Hereinafter cited as General Lewis Inn.