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  • ID: I9390
  • Name: Frances FIELDING
  • Given Name: Frances
  • Surname: FIELDING
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: Abt 1700 in King and Queen, Virginia
  • Death: 27 Oct 1731 in Gloucester, Virginia
  • Reference Number: 13162
  • Event: Alt. Birth Abt 1700
  • Change Date: 15 Sep 2013 at 22:17
  • Note:
    Frances was the daughter of Henry Fielding of King & Queen County. She was the half-sister of Mary Howell, who married Col. Charles Lewis of "The Byrd", younger brother of Col. John Lewis.

    U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 about Frances Fieldi
    Name: Frances Fielding
    Gender: female
    Birth Year: 1693
    Spouse Name: John Lewis
    Birth Place: VA
    Spouse Birth Year: 1693
    Year: 1717

    Frances lived but thirteen years after her marriage. During this short time, responsibilities fell rapidly upon her. She was certainly not over eighteen years old at the time of her marriage - perhaps a year or two less - but two years after her marriage her first child was born. At the same time, the death of her mother-in-law threw upon her shoulders the duties of mistress of Warner Hall. Although it was not until five years later that her husband inherited the estate from his father, she thus became the lady of this large Virginia estate when less than twenty years of age. Seven (sic) children were born to her during her short married life. She died soon after the birth of her youngest child and namesake, who survived her. She was the mother of all the children born to Col. John Lewis III.
    Lewis of Warner Hall: The History of a Family by Merrow Ederton Sorley, Part Two, pp. 61-65.
    (This is courtesy of C. R. Collins.)

    Marriage 1 John LEWIS b: 8 Feb 1700 in Warner Hall, Abingdon Parish, Gloucester, Virginia Colony
    • Married: Abt 1718 in Gloucester, Virginia
    • Event: Alt. Marriage Abt 1718
    • Change Date: 15 Sep 2013
    1. Has No Children Fielding LEWIS b: 7 Jul 1725 in , Gloucester, Virginia
    2. Has No Children John Terrill LEWIS b: 20 Nov 1727 in Gloucester, Virginia
    3. Has No Children Charles LEWIS b: 25 Feb 1728 in Spotsylvania Co., Virginia
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