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  • ID: I01261
  • Name: Thomas Lewis
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 3 MAY 1755 in Wales, England or Washington Co., VA
  • Death: 9 AUG 1849 in Morgan Co., KY
  • Burial: Morgan Co., KY, Green-Lewis Cemetery
  • Note:
    Thomas Lewis W-9124, Revolutionary War. Aug 8, 1833 Morgan Co., KY. Thomas Lewis enlisted as soldier from Washington Co., VA and served from June 1776 in Capt. A. Bowman's Co., Col. A. Campbell's Regt., served 4 months from July, 1780 as ranger and spy under same officers. Also in 1780 served under Capt. James Crabtree, Col. A. Campbell and was in an engagement with the Indians; moved to KY in 1782, and settled on Dick's (Dix) River; Sept. 1782 served 2 months in Capt. John Downey's Co., Col. Barnett's VA Regt.;in General George Rogers Clark's expedition up the falls of the Ohio and up through the Wabash River. (application of Hannah Lewis for pension Jan 28, 1850, Morgan Co., KY) Other activies: Collins history states that Thomas Lewis was a member of the First Constitutional head at Danville, KY. When the state records were burned at an courthouse in Lexington, KY., Thomas Lewis was appointed by the governor to help restore the records and statistics as near as they could be gathered. When Morgan County was organized as a county in 1822, Thomas Lewis was one of the organizers. From Henry P. Scalf's "Kentucy's Last Frontier", he states that Thomas built the first house in Morgan near the present Pomp.

    Thomas Lewis taxed in Lincoln CO., KY-Suger Creek area-also Francis & Wm Hopkins, brothers of Hannah & George Woosley (Married to Hannah's sister, Mary Hopkins) 1787
    1789-taxed Madison Co. KY -Sugar Creek Area- Thomas & John Lewis, Abraham Stephens, George Woosley.
    1790-Thomas Lewis bought 169 acres on Sugar Creek in Madison CO., witnesses: John CLark, Thomas McClure, Abraham Stephens. proved 4 Jan. 1791. (See Garrard Co., KY, 1797 for sale of this land & agreement showing it was a joint purchade of Thomas Lewis & Abraham Stephens).
    1791-4 Jan. Deed, Martin Daniel, attorney-in-fact for Robert Daniel, to Thomas McClure, proved by John Clark, Abraham Stephens, & Thomas Lewis. Same date, same grantor to Thomas Lewis, proved by John Clark, Thomas McClure, & Abraham Stevens.
    1795-Thomas Lewis to Clark Co., KY, cutt off to Montgomery Co in 1797-also: Hopkins brothers, George Woolsey, & such related names as Coggswell, Elliott & Oakley.
    1797-13 August, Thomas LEwis & wife Hannah of Montgomery Co., KY sold land on Sugar Creek (then Garrard Co., cut from Madison Co)1: to James Hutchison of Garrard Co., for 60 pounds- 90 acres, signed Thomas Lewis, Wit.: John Alcorn, William Bryant, John Lewis.
    13 August 1797-Thomas Lewis and wife Hanah of Montgomery Co. 2. to Abraham Stephens of Garrard Co. for 50 lbs, 47 1/2 acres on Sugar Creek, adjoining James Hutcherson; signed Thomas Lewis
    13 August 1797- to John Lewis of Garrard Co.,-32 1/2 acres. An agreement was recorded stating Thomas Lewis and Abraham Stephens had jointly purchased 169 acres and would share loss from a bad title.
    31 August, 1797, John Alcorn & Wm Bryant certified that "Hanah the wife of Tho. Lewis did this day in the presence of us relinquish her rights of dower to the within specified tract of land"...Garrard Co. Court, Sept. 1798, proved by the witnesses and recorded. (Deed Book A, pp. 42,43, 44 of Garrard Co.)

    Taxed in Montgomery Co., KY through 1805 by which time Robert Hopkins, Gardner Hopkins, Thomas Caskey & William Dyer had arrived in the area. All moved to Floyd Co., Ky (Morgan Co., area) where in August 1809 Thomas Caskey, Gardner Hopkins, and Thomas Lewis of Floyd Co bought 1,100 acres on Licking, witnessed by John Perry, James S. Elliott and Wm Hopkins: accepted for recording in Feb 1810. Also, in Floyd Co. court Aug 1809, upon a motion by James Lacy, it was ordered that David Ellington, Thomas Lewis, James Elliott, and William Hopkins mark a road from mouth of Elk fork to David Ellington's and report. In Nov 1809 motion made by James Lacy that William Montgomery, Amrose Jones, William McClintock, and Thomas Caskey mark a road from Thomas Lewis to Jeremiah Lycans. A report was made on road from Thomas Lewis' to county line; John Perry named superintendent and Daniel Peyton to allot hands.
    LAST PORTION OF THESE NOTES(from 1787) researched by Mrs. Dayton Royse of Oklahoma City, now deceased-about 18 yrs ago. from April 1997
    the 1100 acres Thomas bought was handed down to his son Henry Hopkins Lewis, then to Franklin, then to Green, then to Ormand, then to Billy Ray and 50 acres is still in the hands of the Lewis family since 1809. (date this written not known-ca 1985-1990)
    came to Ky in 1782(Ky Ancestors-1989-v24-3)
    On Sunday, 11 July 1954, a service was held at the grave of Thomas Lewis, near Pomp just off Highway 7 about three miles from West Liberty, Morgan Co., KY. A marker placed there by the DAR bears the inscription: Thomas Lewis, born May 3, 1755, died August 9, 1849. An article describing this dedication also appeared in the DAR magazine, Volume 89, January 1955.
    I have more records for Thomas Lewis..too numberous to list her...in my files..including "Revolutionary War Pension File, Thomas Lewis, VA., W-9124.
    1787-Lincoln Co. tax list-1 male 21-up, 1 horse, 4 cattle
    1789-Madison Co.-1 male 16-up, 1 horse
    1791-1 male 16-up, 3 horses
    1792-1 male 21-up, 1 horse, 7 cattle, 169 acres Sugar Creek
    1794-1 male 21-up, 3 horses, 8 cattle, 169 acres
    1797-Sugar Creek area cut off to Garrard Co., where deeds disposing of 169 acres of Thomas Lewis are recorded.
    1795-Clark Co.- 1 male 21-up, 4 horses, 14 cattle
    1796-1 male 21-up, 4 horses, 13 cattle
    1797-Montgomery Co-1 male 21-up, 5 horses
    1798-missing
    1799-1 male 16-21, 4 horses
    1800-1805 Montgomery Co.
    1810 Floyd Co., KY males-1 (45 up), 3 (16/26), 1 (10/16), 3 (0/10)
    females-1 (26/45), 1 (16/26), 2 (10/16) 2 (0/10)

    Received pension of $41.33 per annum beginning March 4, 1834.


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    Thomas Lewis W-9124, Revolutionary War. Aug 8, 1833 Morgan Co., KY. Thomas Lewis enlisted as soldier from Washington Co., VA and served from June 1776 in Capt. A. Bowman's Co., Col. A. Campbell's Regt., served 4 months from July, 1780 as ranger and spy under same officers. Also in 1780 served under Capt. James Crabtree, Col. A. Campbell and was in an engagement with the Indians; moved to KY in 1782, and settled on Dick's (Dix) River; Sept. 1782 served 2 months in Capt. John Downey's Co., Col. Barnett's VA Regt.;in General George Rogers Clark's expedition up the falls of the Ohio and up through the Wabash River. (application of Hannah Lewis for pension Jan 28, 1850, Morgan Co., KY) Other activies: Collins history states that Thomas Lewis was a member of the First Constitutional head at Danville, KY. When the state records were burned at an courthouse in Lexington, KY., Thomas Lewis was appointed by the governor to help restore the records and statistics as near as they could be gathered. When Morgan County was organized as a county in 1822, Thomas Lewis was one of the organizers. From Henry P. Scalf's "Kentucy's Last Frontier", he states that Thomas built the first house in Morgan near the present Pomp.

    Thomas Lewis taxed in Lincoln CO., KY-Suger Creek area-also Francis & Wm Hopkins, brothers of Hannah & George Woosley (Married to Hannah's sister, Mary Hopkins) 1787
    1789-taxed Madison Co. KY -Sugar Creek Area- Thomas & John Lewis, Abraham Stephens, George Woosley.
    1790-Thomas Lewis bought 169 acres on Sugar Creek in Madison CO., witnesses: John CLark, Thomas McClure, Abraham Stephens. proved 4 Jan. 1791. (See Garrard Co., KY, 1797 for sale of this land & agreement showing it was a joint purchade of Thomas Lewis & Abraham Stephens).
    1791-4 Jan. Deed, Martin Daniel, attorney-in-fact for Robert Daniel, to Thomas McClure, proved by John Clark, Abraham Stephens, & Thomas Lewis. Same date, same grantor to Thomas Lewis, proved by John Clark, Thomas McClure, & Abraham Stevens.
    1795-Thomas Lewis to Clark Co., KY, cutt off to Montgomery Co in 1797-also: Hopkins brothers, George Woolsey, & such related names as Coggswell, Elliott & Oakley.
    1797-13 August, Thomas LEwis & wife Hannah of Montgomery Co., KY sold land on Sugar Creek (then Garrard Co., cut from Madison Co)1: to James Hutchison of Garrard Co., for 60 pounds- 90 acres, signed Thomas Lewis, Wit.: John Alcorn, William Bryant, John Lewis.
    13 August 1797-Thomas Lewis and wife Hanah of Montgomery Co. 2. to Abraham Stephens of Garrard Co. for 50 lbs, 47 1/2 acres on Sugar Creek, adjoining James Hutcherson; signed Thomas Lewis
    13 August 1797- to John Lewis of Garrard Co.,-32 1/2 acres. An agreement was recorded stating Thomas Lewis and Abraham Stephens had jointly purchased 169 acres and would share loss from a bad title.
    31 August, 1797, John Alcorn & Wm Bryant certified that "Hanah the wife of Tho. Lewis did this day in the presence of us relinquish her rights of dower to the within specified tract of land"...Garrard Co. Court, Sept. 1798, proved by the witnesses and recorded. (Deed Book A, pp. 42,43, 44 of Garrard Co.)

    Taxed in Montgomery Co., KY through 1805 by which time Robert Hopkins, Gardner Hopkins, Thomas Caskey & William Dyer had arrived in the area. All moved to Floyd Co., Ky (Morgan Co., area) where in August 1809 Thomas Caskey, Gardner Hopkins, and Thomas Lewis of Floyd Co bought 1,100 acres on Licking, witnessed by John Perry, James S. Elliott and Wm Hopkins: accepted for recording in Feb 1810. Also, in Floyd Co. court Aug 1809, upon a motion by James Lacy, it was ordered that David Ellington, Thomas Lewis, James Elliott, and William Hopkins mark a road from mouth of Elk fork to David Ellington's and report. In Nov 1809 motion made by James Lacy that William Montgomery, Amrose Jones, William McClintock, and Thomas Caskey mark a road from Thomas Lewis to Jeremiah Lycans. A report was made on road from Thomas Lewis' to county line; John Perry named superintendent and Daniel Peyton to allot hands.
    LAST PORTION OF THESE NOTES(from 1787) researched by Mrs. Dayton Royse of Oklahoma City, now deceased-about 18 yrs ago. from April 1997
    the 1100 acres Thomas bought was handed down to his son Henry Hopkins Lewis, then to Franklin, then to Green, then to Ormand, then to Billy Ray and 50 acres is still in the hands of the Lewis family since 1809. (date this written not known-ca 1985-1990)
    came to Ky in 1782(Ky Ancestors-1989-v24-3)
    On Sunday, 11 July 1954, a service was held at the grave of Thomas Lewis, near Pomp just off Highway 7 about three miles from West Liberty, Morgan Co., KY. A marker placed there by the DAR bears the inscription: Thomas Lewis, born May 3, 1755, died August 9, 1849. An article describing this dedication also appeared in the DAR magazine, Volume 89, January 1955.
    I have more records for Thomas Lewis..too numberous to list here...in my files..including "Revolutionary War Pension File, Thomas Lewis, VA., W-9124.
    1787-Lincoln Co. tax list-1 male 21-up, 1 horse, 4 cattle
    1789-Madison Co.-1 male 16-up, 1 horse
    1791-1 male 16-up, 3 horses
    1792-1 male 21-up, 1 horse, 7 cattle, 169 acres Sugar Creek
    1794-1 male 21-up, 3 horses, 8 cattle, 169 acres
    1797-Sugar Creek area cut off to Garrard Co., where deeds disposing of 169 acres of Thomas Lewis are recorded.
    1795-Clark Co.- 1 male 21-up, 4 horses, 14 cattle
    1796-1 male 21-up, 4 horses, 13 cattle
    1797-Montgomery Co-1 male 21-up, 5 horses
    1798-missing
    1799-1 male 16-21, 4 horses
    1800-1805 Montgomery Co.
    1810 Floyd Co., KY males-1 (45 up), 3 (16/26), 1 (10/16), 3 (0/10)
    females-1 (26/45), 1 (16/26), 2 (10/16) 2 (0/10)

    Received pension of $41.33 per annum beginning March 4, 1834.

    The following are notes from Dales E. Lewis:
    THOMAS LEWIS (05-03-1755 to 08-09-1849) WAS BORN IN WALES. HE CAME TO
    AMERICA AS A YOUNG MAN AND SETTLED IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA. THOMAS,
    WHILE A RESIDENT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA, ENLISTED AND SERVED AS A
    PRIVATE IN THE VIRGINIA TROOPS AS FOLLOWS.
    FROM JUNE 1776, SIX WEEKS IN CAPTAIN A. BOWENS COMPANY, COLONEL A.
    CAMPBELL'S REGIMENT. FROM SEPTEMBER 1776, TWO MONTHS UNDER SAME CAPTAIN.
    FROM JULY 1780, FOUR MONTHS AS A RANGER AND SPY IN CAPTAIN A. BOWENS
    COMPANY. COLONEL WILLIAM CAMPBELL'S REGIMENT.
    FROM DECEMBER 1780 THREE MONTHS IN CAPTAIN JAMES CRABTREE'S COMPANY, A.
    CAMPBELL'S REGIMENT AND WAS IN AN ENGAGEMENT WITH THE INDIANS.
    THE SOLDIERS MOVED TO KENTUCKY IN 1782 AND SETTLED ON DICK'S RIVER. IN
    SEPTEMBER OF THAT YEAR, THOMAS LEWIS ENLISTED AND SERVED TWO MONTHS IN
    CAPTAIN JOHN DOWNEY'S COMPANY. COLONEL BARNETT'S REGIMENT AND WAS IN GEORGE
    ROGERS CLARK'S EXPEDITION TO THE FALLS OF THE OHIO AND UP THE WABASH RIVER.
    HIS SON, HENRY HOPKINS LEWIS WAS A COLONEL IN THE LOCAL MILITIA.
    IN 1784 THOMAS LEWIS MARRIED HANNAH HOPKINS WHEN BOTH WERE RESIDENTS OF
    WASHINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA. HE DIED AUGUST 9, 1849.
    HE WAS GRANTED A PENSION UPON HIS APPLICATION EXECUTED SEPTEMBER 25, 1833
    (AGE 76) WHILE A RESIDENT OF MORGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY.
    HANNAH WAS ALLOWED A PENSION UPON HER APPLICATION EXECUTED JANUARY 28 1850
    WHILE A RESIDENT OF MORGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION
    CLAIM #9124.
    THOMAS DIED IN MORGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY. A PIONEER SETTLER OF THE COUNTY, HE
    AND HIS WIFE HANNAH HOPKINS FOUNDED A VAST MOUNTAIN CLAN. HE WAS BURIED IN
    THE FAMILY CEMETERY AT POMP, KENTUCKY JUST OFF KENTUCKY RT. 7.THE GRAVE
    SITE WHICH BECAME THE FAMILY CEMETERY WAS PICKED OUT BY THE OLD PATRIOT
    WHEN HE SETTLED IN THE VALLEY WHERE HE DIED. IT IS HIGH ON A STEEP KNOLL
    OVERLOOKING THE LUSH FARMLANDS HE ONCE OWNED, EMBRACED BY A SWEEPING CURVE
    OF THE LICKING RIVER. WITHIN SIGHT OF THE OLD GRAVEYARD IS THE PLACE WHERE,
    ACCORDING TO FAMILY LEGEND, HE BUILT THE FIRST HOUSE IN THE COUNTY.
    A HOUSE IS THERE NOW BUT NOT THE ORIGINAL ONE
    BURIED GREEN LEWIS CEMETERY, POMP, MORGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY.

    LISTED IN DAR (DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION) PATRIOT INDEX, PRINTED
    JANUARY 1979, LISTED ON PAGE 414.
    SERVED IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR AS PRIVATE FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA. AS A
    "SPY AND RANGER" RECEIVED PENSION OF $41.33 PER ANNUM BEGINNING MAR 4,

    IN 1783 TAX LIST OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA WERE SEPARATED BY RETURNS.
    JOSEPH HOPKINS, JACOB LEWIS
    WILLIAM LEWIS, JOHN LEWIS, WILLIAM LEWIS JR. GRIFFITH LEWIS
    COL. AARON LEWIS
    F. HOPKINS.

    WAS IN 1810 & 1820 FLOYD CO. KY. CENSUS WITH FAMILY
    WAS IN 1830, 1840, & 1850 MORGAN CO. KY CENSUS WITH FAMILY.
    THOMAS LEWIS FIRST APPEARS IN 1795 TAX LISTS WITH 4 HORSE, 14 CATTLE - NO
    LAND AND IS LISTED IN 1795 & 1796.
    IN 1797 MONTGOMERY CO. KY WAS SET OFF FROM CLARK CO. KY WITH THOMAS LISTED
    WITH 5 HORSES. HE IS LISTED EACH YEAR UNTIL 1806 WHEN HE DISAPEARS FROM THE
    TAX LIST.

    FLOYD COUNTY, KY. DEED LISTED AUGUST 26, 1809 HENRY FRENCH OF MERCER
    COUNTY, KY - TO THOMAS CASKEY, GARDNER HOPKINS & THOMAS LEWIS OF FLOYD
    COUNTY, KY - 1100 ACRES ON LICKING CREEK. WITNESS JOHN PERRY, WILLIAM
    HOPKINS & JAMES S. ELLIOTT.


    Notes for HANNAH HOPKINS:
    DIED AT ELK FORK OF LICKING RIVER, MORGAN COUNTY, KY.
    MARRIED BY BAPTIST MINISTER THOMAS WOOLSEY.
    HER PENSION APPLICATION WAS APPROVED JANUARY 28, 1850 AT AGE 83.
    1850 CENSUS OF MORGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY
    BURIED AT GREEN LEWIS CEMETERY, POMP, MORGAN COUNTY, KY.[go-back.GED]

    Thomas Lewis W-9124, Revolutionary War. Aug 8, 1833 Morgan Co., KY. Thoma s Lewis enlisted as soldier from Washington Co., VA and served from Jun e 1776 in Capt. A. Bowman's Co., Col. A. Campbell's Regt., served 4 month s from July, 1780 as ranger and spy under same officers. Also in 1780 ser ved under Capt. James Crabtree, Col. A. Campbell and was in an engagemen t with the Indians; moved to KY in 1782, and settled on Dick's (Dix) Rive r; Sept. 1782 served 2 months in Capt. John Downey's Co., Col. Barnett' s VA Regt.;in General George Rogers Clark's expedition up the falls of th e Ohio and up through the Wabash River. (application of Hannah Lewis fo r pension Jan 28, 1850, Morgan Co., KY) Other activies: Collins history s tates that Thomas Lewis was a member of the First Constitutional head a t Danville, KY. When the state records were burned at an courthouse in Le xington, KY., Thomas Lewis was appointed by the governor to help restor e the records and statistics as near as they could be gathered. When Morg an County was organized as a county in 1822, Thomas Lewis was one of th e organizers. From Henry P. Scalf's "Kentucy's Last Frontier", he state s that Thomas built the first house in Morgan near the present Pomp.
    Thomas Lewis taxed in Lincoln CO., KY-Suger Creek area-also Francis & W m Hopkins, brothers of Hannah & George Woosley (Married to Hannah's siste r, Mary Hopkins) 1787
    1789-taxed Madison Co. KY -Sugar Creek Area- Thomas & John Lewis, Abraha m Stephens, George Woosley.
    1790-Thomas Lewis bought 169 acres on Sugar Creek in Madison CO., witness es: John CLark, Thomas McClure, Abraham Stephens. proved 4 Jan. 1791. (Se e Garrard Co., KY, 1797 for sale of this land & agreement showing it wa s a joint purchade of Thomas Lewis & Abraham Stephens).
    1791-4 Jan. Deed, Martin Daniel, attorney-in-fact for Robert Daniel, to T homas McClure, proved by John Clark, Abraham Stephens, & Thomas Lewis. Sa me date, same grantor to Thomas Lewis, proved by John Clark, Thomas McClu re, & Abraham Stevens.
    1795-Thomas Lewis to Clark Co., KY, cutt off to Montgomery Co in 1797-als o: Hopkins brothers, George Woolsey, & such related names as Coggswell, E lliott & Oakley.
    1797-13 August, Thomas LEwis & wife Hannah of Montgomery Co., KY sold lan d on Sugar Creek (then Garrard Co., cut from Madison Co)1: to James Hutch ison of Garrard Co., for 60 pounds- 90 acres, signed Thomas Lewis, Wit. : John Alcorn, William Bryant, John Lewis.
    13 August 1797-Thomas Lewis and wife Hanah of Montgomery Co. 2. to Abraha m Stephens of Garrard Co. for 50 lbs, 47 1/2 acres on Sugar Creek, adjoin ing James Hutcherson; signed Thomas Lewis
    13 August 1797- to John Lewis of Garrard Co.,-32 1/2 acres. An agreemen t was recorded stating Thomas Lewis and Abraham Stephens had jointly purc hased 169 acres and would share loss from a bad title.
    31 August, 1797, John Alcorn & Wm Bryant certified that "Hanah the wife o f Tho. Lewis did this day in the presence of us relinquish her rights o f dower to the within specified tract of land"...Garrard Co. Court, Sept . 1798, proved by the witnesses and recorded. (Deed Book A, pp. 42,43, 4 4 of Garrard Co.)
    Taxed in Montgomery Co., KY through 1805 by which time Robert Hopkins, Ga rdner Hopkins, Thomas Caskey & William Dyer had arrived in the area. Al l moved to Floyd Co., Ky (Morgan Co., area) where in August 1809 Thomas C askey, Gardner Hopkins, and Thomas Lewis of Floyd Co bought 1,100 acres o n Licking, witnessed by John Perry, James S. Elliott and Wm Hopkins: acce pted for recording in Feb 1810. Also, in Floyd Co. court Aug 1809, upo n a motion by James Lacy, it was ordered that David Ellington, Thomas Lew is, James Elliott, and William Hopkins mark a road from mouth of Elk for k to David Ellington's and report. In Nov 1809 motion made by James Lac y that William Montgomery, Amrose Jones, William McClintock, and Thomas C askey mark a road from Thomas Lewis to Jeremiah Lycans. A report was mad e on road from Thomas Lewis' to county line; John Perry named superintend ent and Daniel Peyton to allot hands.
    LAST PORTION OF THESE NOTES(from 1787) researched by Mrs. Dayton Royse o f Oklahoma City, now deceased-about 18 yrs ago. from April 1997
    the 1100 acres Thomas bought was handed down to his son Henry Hopkins Lew is, then to Franklin, then to Green, then to Ormand, then to Billy Ray an d 50 acres is still in the hands of the Lewis family since 1809. (date th is written not known-ca 1985-1990)
    came to Ky in 1782(Ky Ancestors-1989-v24-3)
    On Sunday, 11 July 1954, a service was held at the grave of Thomas Lewis , near Pomp just off Highway 7 about three miles from West Liberty, Morga n Co., KY. A marker placed there by the DAR bears the inscription: Thoma s Lewis, born May 3, 1755, died August 9, 1849. An article describing thi s dedication also appeared in the DAR magazine, Volume 89, January 1955.
    I have more records for Thomas Lewis..too numberous to list her...in my f iles..including "Revolutionary War Pension File, Thomas Lewis, VA., W-912 4.
    1787-Lincoln Co. tax list-1 male 21-up, 1 horse, 4 cattle
    1789-Madison Co.-1 male 16-up, 1 horse
    1791-1 male 16-up, 3 horses
    1792-1 male 21-up, 1 horse, 7 cattle, 169 acres Sugar Creek
    1794-1 male 21-up, 3 horses, 8 cattle, 169 acres
    1797-Sugar Creek area cut off to Garrard Co., where deeds disposing of 16 9 acres of Thomas Lewis are recorded.
    1795-Clark Co.- 1 male 21-up, 4 horses, 14 cattle
    1796-1 male 21-up, 4 horses, 13 cattle
    1797-Montgomery Co-1 male 21-up, 5 horses
    1798-missing
    1799-1 male 16-21, 4 horses
    1800-1805 Montgomery Co.
    1810 Floyd Co., KY males-1 (45 up), 3 (16/26), 1 (10/16), 3 (0/10)
    females-1 (26/45), 1 (16/26), 2 (10/16) 2 (0/10)
    Received pension of $41.33 per annum beginning March 4, 1834.
    [fox.GED]
    Thomas Lewis W-9124, Revolutionary War. Aug 8, 1833 Morgan Co., KY. Thoma s Lewis enlisted as soldier from Washington Co., VA and served from Jun e 1776 in Capt. A. Bowman's Co., Col. A. Campbell's Regt., served 4 month s from July, 1780 as ranger and spy under same officers. Also in 1780 se rved under Capt. James Crabtree, Col. A. Campbell and was in an engagemen t with the Indians; moved to KY in 1782, and settled on Dick's (Dix) Rive r; Sept. 1782 served 2 months in Capt. John Downey's Co., Col. Barnett' s VA Regt.;in General George Rogers Clark's expedition up the falls of th e Ohio and up through the Wabash River. (application of Hannah Lewis fo r pension Jan 28, 1850, Morgan Co., KY) Other activies: Collins history s tates that Thomas Lewis was a member of the First Constitutional head a t Danville, KY. When the state records were burned at an courthouse in Le xington, KY., Thomas Lewis was appointed by the governor to help restor e the records and statistics as near as they could be gathered. When Morg an County was organized as a county in 1822, Thomas Lewis was one of th e organizers. From Henry P. Scalf's "Kentucy's Last Frontier", he state s that Thomas built the first house in Morgan near the present Pomp.
    Thomas Lewis taxed in Lincoln CO., KY-Suger Creek area-also Francis & W m Hopkins, brothers of Hannah & George Woosley (Married to Hannah's siste r, Mary Hopkins) 1787
    1789-taxed Madison Co. KY -Sugar Creek Area- Thomas & John Lewis, Abraha m Stephens, George Woosley.
    1790-Thomas Lewis bought 169 acres on Sugar Creek in Madison CO., witness es: John CLark, Thomas McClure, Abraham Stephens. proved 4 Jan. 1791. (Se e Garrard Co., KY, 1797 for sale of this land & agreement showing it wa s a joint purchade of Thomas Lewis & Abraham Stephens).
    1791-4 Jan. Deed, Martin Daniel, attorney-in-fact for Robert Daniel, to T homas McClure, proved by John Clark, Abraham Stephens, & Thomas Lewis. Sa me date, same grantor to Thomas Lewis, proved by John Clark, Thomas McClu re, & Abraham Stevens.
    1795-Thomas Lewis to Clark Co., KY, cutt off to Montgomery Co in 1797-als o: Hopkins brothers, George Woolsey, & such related names as Coggswell, E lliott & Oakley.
    1797-13 August, Thomas LEwis & wife Hannah of Montgomery Co., KY sold l and on Sugar Creek (then Garrard Co., cut from Madison Co)1: to James Hut chison of Garrard Co., for 60 pounds- 90 acres, signed Thomas Lewis, Wit. : John Alcorn, William Bryant, John Lewis.
    13 August 1797-Thomas Lewis and wife Hanah of Montgomery Co. 2. to Abraha m Stephens of Garrard Co. for 50 lbs, 47 1/2 acres on Sugar Creek, adjoin ing James Hutcherson; signed Thomas Lewis
    13 August 1797- to John Lewis of Garrard Co.,-32 1/2 acres. An agreemen t was recorded stating Thomas Lewis and Abraham Stephens had jointly purc hased 169 acres and would share loss from a bad title.
    31 August, 1797, John Alcorn & Wm Bryant certified that "Hanah the wife o f Tho. Lewis did this day in the presence of us relinquish her rights o f dower to the within specified tract of land"...Garrard Co. Court, Sept . 1798, proved by the witnesses and recorded. (Deed Book A, pp. 42,43, 4 4 of Garrard Co.)
    Taxed in Montgomery Co., KY through 1805 by which time Robert Hopkins, Ga rdner Hopkins, Thomas Caskey & William Dyer had arrived in the area. Al l moved to Floyd Co., Ky (Morgan Co., area) where in August 1809 Thomas C askey, Gardner Hopkins, and Thomas Lewis of Floyd Co bought 1,100 acres o n Licking, witnessed by John Perry, James S. Elliott and Wm Hopkins: acce pted for recording in Feb 1810. Also, in Floyd Co. court Aug 1809, upo n a motion by James Lacy, it was ordered that David Ellington, Thomas Lew is, James Elliott, and William Hopkins mark a road from mouth of Elk for k to David Ellington's and report. In Nov 1809 motion made by James Lac y that William Montgomery, Amrose Jones, William McClintock, and Thomas C askey mark a road from Thomas Lewis to Jeremiah Lycans. A report was mad e on road from Thomas Lewis' to county line; John Perry named superintend ent and Daniel Peyton to allot hands.
    LAST PORTION OF THESE NOTES(from 1787) researched by Mrs. Dayton Royse o f Oklahoma City, now deceased-about 18 yrs ago. from April 1997
    the 1100 acres Thomas bought was handed down to his son Henry Hopkins Lew is, then to Franklin, then to Green, then to Ormand, then to Billy Ray an d 50 acres is still in the hands of the Lewis family since 1809. (date th is written not known-ca 1985-1990)
    came to Ky in 1782(Ky Ancestors-1989-v24-3)
    On Sunday, 11 July 1954, a service was held at the grave of Thomas Lewis , near Pomp just off Highway 7 about three miles from West Liberty, Morga n Co., KY. A marker placed there by the DAR bears the inscription: Thoma s Lewis, born May 3, 1755, died August 9, 1849. An article describing th is dedication also appeared in the DAR magazine, Volume 89, January 1955.
    I have more records for Thomas Lewis..too numberous to list here...in m y files..including "Revolutionary War Pension File, Thomas Lewis, VA., W- 9124.
    1787-Lincoln Co. tax list-1 male 21-up, 1 horse, 4 cattle
    1789-Madison Co.-1 male 16-up, 1 horse
    1791-1 male 16-up, 3 horses
    1792-1 male 21-up, 1 horse, 7 cattle, 169 acres Sugar Creek
    1794-1 male 21-up, 3 horses, 8 cattle, 169 acres
    1797-Sugar Creek area cut off to Garrard Co., where deeds disposing of 16 9 acres of Thomas Lewis are recorded.
    1795-Clark Co.- 1 male 21-up, 4 horses, 14 cattle
    1796-1 male 21-up, 4 horses, 13 cattle
    1797-Montgomery Co-1 male 21-up, 5 horses
    1798-missing
    1799-1 male 16-21, 4 horses
    1800-1805 Montgomery Co.
    1810 Floyd Co., KY males-1 (45 up), 3 (16/26), 1 (10/16), 3 (0/10)
    females-1 (26/45), 1 (16/26), 2 (10/16 ) 2 (0/10)
    Received pension of $41.33 per annum beginning March 4, 1834.
    The following are notes from Dales E. Lewis:
    THOMAS LEWIS (05-03-1755 to 08-09-1849) WAS BORN IN WALES. HE CAME TO
    AMERICA AS A YOUNG MAN AND SETTLED IN WASHINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA. THOMAS,
    WHILE A RESIDENT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA, ENLISTED AND SERVED AS A
    PRIVATE IN THE VIRGINIA TROOPS AS FOLLOWS.
    FROM JUNE 1776, SIX WEEKS IN CAPTAIN A. BOWENS COMPANY, COLONEL A.
    CAMPBELL'S REGIMENT. FROM SEPTEMBER 1776, TWO MONTHS UNDER SAME CAPTAIN.
    FROM JULY 1780, FOUR MONTHS AS A RANGER AND SPY IN CAPTAIN A. BOWENS
    COMPANY. COLONEL WILLIAM CAMPBELL'S REGIMENT.
    FROM DECEMBER 1780 THREE MONTHS IN CAPTAIN JAMES CRABTREE'S COMPANY, A.
    CAMPBELL'S REGIMENT AND WAS IN AN ENGAGEMENT WITH THE INDIANS.
    THE SOLDIERS MOVED TO KENTUCKY IN 1782 AND SETTLED ON DICK'S RIVER. IN
    SEPTEMBER OF THAT YEAR, THOMAS LEWIS ENLISTED AND SERVED TWO MONTHS IN
    CAPTAIN JOHN DOWNEY'S COMPANY. COLONEL BARNETT'S REGIMENT AND WAS IN GEOR GE
    ROGERS CLARK'S EXPEDITION TO THE FALLS OF THE OHIO AND UP THE WABASH RIVE R.
    HIS SON, HENRY HOPKINS LEWIS WAS A COLONEL IN THE LOCAL MILITIA.
    IN 1784 THOMAS LEWIS MARRIED HANNAH HOPKINS WHEN BOTH WERE RESIDENTS OF
    WASHINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA. HE DIED AUGUST 9, 1849.
    HE WAS GRANTED A PENSION UPON HIS APPLICATION EXECUTED SEPTEMBER 25, 1833
    (AGE 76) WHILE A RESIDENT OF MORGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY.
    HANNAH WAS ALLOWED A PENSION UPON HER APPLICATION EXECUTED JANUARY 28 1850
    WHILE A RESIDENT OF MORGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY. REVOLUTIONARY WAR PENSION
    CLAIM #9124.
    THOMAS DIED IN MORGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY. A PIONEER SETTLER OF THE COUNTY , HE
    AND HIS WIFE HANNAH HOPKINS FOUNDED A VAST MOUNTAIN CLAN. HE WAS BURIED IN
    THE FAMILY CEMETERY AT POMP, KENTUCKY JUST OFF KENTUCKY RT. 7.THE GRAVE
    SITE WHICH BECAME THE FAMILY CEMETERY WAS PICKED OUT BY THE OLD PATRIOT
    WHEN HE SETTLED IN THE VALLEY WHERE HE DIED. IT IS HIGH ON A STEEP KNOLL
    OVERLOOKING THE LUSH FARMLANDS HE ONCE OWNED, EMBRACED BY A SWEEPING CURVE
    OF THE LICKING RIVER. WITHIN SIGHT OF THE OLD GRAVEYARD IS THE PLACE WHER E,
    ACCORDING TO FAMILY LEGEND, HE BUILT THE FIRST HOUSE IN THE COUNTY.
    A HOUSE IS THERE NOW BUT NOT THE ORIGINAL ONE
    BURIED GREEN LEWIS CEMETERY, POMP, MORGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY.
    LISTED IN DAR (DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION) PATRIOT INDEX, PRINT ED
    JANUARY 1979, LISTED ON PAGE 414.
    SERVED IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR AS PRIVATE FROM WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA. A S A
    "SPY AND RANGER" RECEIVED PENSION OF $41.33 PER ANNUM BEGINNING MAR 4,
    IN 1783 TAX LIST OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, VIRGINIA WERE SEPARATED BY RETURN S.
    JOSEPH HOPKINS, JACOB LEWIS
    WILLIAM LEWIS, JOHN LEWIS, WILLIAM LEWIS JR. GRIFFITH LEWIS
    COL. AARON LEWIS
    F. HOPKINS.
    WAS IN 1810 & 1820 FLOYD CO. KY. CENSUS WITH FAMILY
    WAS IN 1830, 1840, & 1850 MORGAN CO. KY CENSUS WITH FAMILY.
    THOMAS LEWIS FIRST APPEARS IN 1795 TAX LISTS WITH 4 HORSE, 14 CATTLE - NO
    LAND AND IS LISTED IN 1795 & 1796.
    IN 1797 MONTGOMERY CO. KY WAS SET OFF FROM CLARK CO. KY WITH THOMAS LISTED
    WITH 5 HORSES. HE IS LISTED EACH YEAR UNTIL 1806 WHEN HE DISAPEARS FROM T HE
    TAX LIST.
    FLOYD COUNTY, KY. DEED LISTED AUGUST 26, 1809 HENRY FRENCH OF MERCER
    COUNTY, KY - TO THOMAS CASKEY, GARDNER HOPKINS & THOMAS LEWIS OF FLOYD
    COUNTY, KY - 1100 ACRES ON LICKING CREEK. WITNESS JO




    Father: William Lynn Lewis b: 17 NOV 1724 in Ireland
    Mother: Anne Montgomery

    Marriage 1 Hannah Hopkins b: 13 MAR 1766 in Orange Co., NY
    • Married: 3 MAR 1784 in Washington Co., VA 1
    • Event: Married At 3 MAR 1784 in Dutch Reform Church, Machackemack, Orange NY 1
    • Event: Married By in Baptist minister, Thomas Woolsey 1
    Children
    1. Has Children Hannah Lewis b: 17 AUG 1796 in Clark Co., KY
    2. Has Children Gardner Hopkins Lewis b: 8 NOV 1801 in Montgomery Co., KY
    3. Has Children Francis Hopkins Lewis b: 3 MAR 1786 in Mercer Co, VA
    4. Has Children William Marion Lewis b: 10 SEP 1787 in Fayette Co. , VA
    5. Has Children John P. Lewis b: 22 JAN 1789 in Fayette Co., Ky
    6. Has Children Mary L.'Polly' Lewis b: 5 AUG 1790 in Floyd Co., Ky
    7. Has Children Margaret L. (Peggy) Lewis b: 12 DEC 1791 in Floyd Co., KY
    8. Has Children Nancy Ann Lewis b: 8 APR 1793 in Floyd Co., KY
    9. Has Children Elizabeth (Betsy) Lewis b: 23 NOV 1794 in Jefferson Co., KY
    10. Has Children Thomas Lewis , Jr b: 27 JUL 1798 in Montgomery Co., Ky
    11. Has Children Edmund Price Lewis b: 5 AUG 1803 in Montgomery Co., KY
    12. Has No Children Sarah Lewis b: 10 APR 1805 in Montgomery Co., KY
    13. Has Children Henry Hopkins Lewis b: 4 MAR 1808 in Floyd Co., KY
    14. Has Children Belinda (Malinda) Lewis b: 14 MAR 1811 in Floyd Co., KY
    15. Has Children Diedamia Lewis b: 20 FEB 1800 in Montgomery Co., KY

    Sources:
    1. Title: Daisi Grossman
      Repository:
      Media: Other
      Text: Date of Import: Jan 21, 2002

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