Descendants of Lewis ap David of Cardiganshire, Wales

Generation #5

Note: Information on the Lewis Family before Walden Lewis b. c. 1774 in Virginia comes from assumptions based on multiple sources. Therefore, the information on this page is not reliable for genealogical purposes. A detailed discussion of the many connections can be found at Lewis Family Research.


Zumwalt Timeline:

1737 Immigrated to Philadelphia
1737 York Co PA
1752 Frederick VA
1783 Fayette Co KY
1787 Bourbon KY
1793 Harrison Co split from Bourbon Co KY
10/1797 Harrison Co KY McCoy wedding
12/1797 St. Charles Dist MO

McCoy Timeline:

Born 1754 in Virginia
Rev War 991?

1787 Bourbon KY
1793 Harrison Co split from Bourbon Co KY
10/1797 Harrison Co KY Zumwalt wedding
12/1797 St. Charles Dist MO
7/1808 St. Charles MO Buckalew wedding

Buckalew Timeline

1755 Middlesex NJ
1762 Fairfax/ Loudon Co VA
1766 Mecklenburg Co NC
1784 Old 96 SC
1790 Edgefield Co SC
1803 Christian Co KY
6/1808 St. Charles MO McCoy wedding

Bean Timeline

1767 Immigrated to Charleston SC
1780 Old 96 SC
1784 Old 96 SC
1803 Livingston Co LY Buckalew wedding
6/1808 St. Charles MO
1824 Lincoln Co MO Lewis wedding

James Lewis was born about 1768 in Virginia. Where? Spotsylvania Co VA. James Lewis is first cited in 1796 in St. Charles Dist of Spanish Missouri when he petitioned for land. What caused a 28 year-old man to leave his family and migrate to a foreign country?

James Lewis: Kit# 252469
From letters of Administration on the Estate of James Lewis in the Probate Court of Lncln Co, Mssr; Adjusted for Garda G. Adams. 
Autobiography of Geo. W. Bean compiled by Flora Diana Bean Horne (p. 29) in poss of Gardna G. Adams.
"History and Character Sketch of James Bean, Pioneer to Utah 1848" by Flora Bean Horne.
Bourbon Co KY Deed Book C, pp. 254-55:
3/17/1795. Arnold Nicholas and wife Sarah to John McCoy. 50a on Townsends Run on Smith's old line.
1796. James Lewis petitioned for 300 acres of land in the township 51 of range 2W in the SE quarter of 17.
1796. James Lewis witnessed  the settlement of Richard Taylor's Missouri Lands claims.

MCCOY. -- Daniel McCoy, for whom McCoy's creek is named, came to Missouri, or Upper Louisiana, in 1797, in company with his brothers, John and Joseph, and his father-in-law, Henry Zumwalt.

    A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, p. 174.

Survey by Antoine Soulard. 1000 Arpents on Cuivre River to James Lewis.
Survey by Antoine Soulard. 900 Arpents on Cuivre River to James Lewis.


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