Descendants of Lewis ap David of Cardiganshire, Wales

Generation #7 - 11

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.

Meriwether Anderson (6James, 5James, 4James, 3James, 2James, 1Edmund) Lewis of Madison Co AL

Meriwether Anderson Lewis was born 5/25/1809 in Louisa Co VA. And, he probably grew up on the Watkins family property at Watkins Mill until their migration to Alabama.

In about 1818 after the sale of property--not necessarily land--Meriwether Anderson, along with his family, migrated down to Madison Co AL. And, their migration route would have probably taken them up the Valley of Virginia to the Wilderness Road and from Kingston TN down the Tennessee River to the vicinity of Huntsville AL.

On 10/21/1834 in Madison Co AL, Meriwether Anderson married Charlotte Hudson b. 1818 in North Carolina. He and Charlotte lived out their lives in Madison Co AL where he died on 9/29/1861.

Lewis, M. A. Hudson, Charlott M. Vol. 4 p. 214 21 Oct 1834
1850 Federal Census: Madison County, Alabama
HN  FN  LAST  FIRST         AGE Sex Occup.  BIRTH
247 247 Lewis Merewether A  40  M   Farmer  Virginia 
              Charlotte L   32  F           N Carolina 
              James D       12  M           Alabama 
              Tandy W        8  M           Alabama  
              Samuel R       5  M           Alabama 
              Arthur H       2  M           Alabama


    Gen #8. James D. Lewis

    Gen #9. James D. Lewis

    Gen #10. Arthur Bernard Lewis

    Gen #11. Donald Bernard Lewis


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