Person:George Lewis (106)

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Name[1][2] George Washington Lewis
Gender Male
Birth[2] 29 Nov 1800 Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
Marriage to Sarah M. "Sally" Bassett
Residence[6] 19 Apr 1847 Amboy, Oswego, New York, United States
Census 12 Sep 1850 Amboy, Oswego, New York, United StatesGeorge, Sarah, George Jr, Catharine, Phidelia, Alonzo, John, Lawrence, Emmet
with Sarah M. "Sally" Bassett
Census 20 Jun 1855 Amboy, Oswego, New York, United StatesGeorge, Salley, Phidelia, Alonzo, John, Laura Ann (Laurence?), Emmet
with Sarah M. "Sally" Bassett
Census 1 Aug 1860 Amboy, Oswego, New York, United StatesGeorge, Sally, Lawrence, Emmett
with Sarah M. "Sally" Bassett
Census 19 June 1865 Amboy, Oswego, New York, United StatesGeorge, Salley, Lawrance, Emmet, Anna, Alfred
with Sarah M. "Sally" Bassett
Census 18 Jul 1870 Amboy, Oswego, New York, United StatesGeorge, Sarah, Emment, Anna, Alford, Clarance
with Sarah M. "Sally" Bassett
Census 18 Jun 1875 Amboy, Oswego, New York, United StatesGeorge, Emet, Alfored
with Sarah M. "Sally" Bassett
Will[5] 27 June 1879 Amboy, Oswego, New York, United States
Death[2] 24 AUG 1879 Amboy Township, Oswego, New York, United States
Occupation[3] a captain in the old State Militia
Residence[3] Amboy, Oswego, New York, United StatesEarly Settler

Personal History

Probate Notice

Mexico Independant Volume XVIII
Mexico, N. Y., Wednesday, Dec. 24, 1879 No. 52

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW
YORK, to Geo. W. Lewis, jr., of Amboy,
Oswego Co., N.Y.; Henry D. Lewis, of Bald-
winsville, Onondaga Co., N. Y.; Lawrence H.
Lewis
, of Cuba, Crawford Co., Mo.; Sarah P.
Tisdale
, of Parish, Oswego Co., N. Y.; Minnie
Lewis
, of Parish, Oswego Co., N. Y.; Andrew
Lewis
, of Parish, Oswego Co., N. Y.; John W.
Lewis
, whose place of residence is unknown.

Heirs and next of kin of Geo. W. Lewis, late of
the town of Amboy, in the County of Oswego,
deceased, send greeting:

Whereas, Emmet Lewis, of the town of
Amboy, in the county of Oswego, has lately
made application to our Surrogate of the
County of Oswego, to have a certain instrument
in writing, relating to the real and personal estate
(illegible) provided as the Last Will and Testament of
said Geo. W. Lewis, deceased; you and each
of you are hereby cited and required personally,
to be and appear before our said Surrogate, at his
office in the village of Mexico, in said County
of Oswego, on the 12th day of Jan. next, at 10
o'clock in the forenoon of that day, then and
there to attend the probate of said instrument
as the Last Will and Testament of said deceased.

In Testimony Whereof, We have
caused the Seal of Office of our said
Surrogate's Court, of the County of Os-
wego to be hereunto affixed.
L.S. Witness, Timothy W. Skinner, Surro-
gate of the said County, at the village of
Mexico, in said County, the 26th day of
Nov., in the year one thousand eight
hundred and seventy-nine.

G. E. LINDSLEY

Clerk of the Surrogate's Court

48-7 of Oswego County.

References
  1. Otis, Frances Eunice (Lewis). John Wallace Lewis Family: Copy of paper found in "Grandma Otis' things" by Paul Sr. in summer 1996, Recipient, no father given.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Hopkinton Births and Deaths, in Arnold, James N. Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850: First series, births, marriages and deaths. A family register for the people. (Narragansett Hist. Publ. Co., 1891), 44.

    LEWIS, George Washington, of Nathaniel and Mary, [born] Nov. 29, 1800.

  3. 3.0 3.1 Landmarks of Oswego County, Location: Online database, Original Publisher Info: Syracuse New York: D. Mason, p, Page 478.
  4.   The People of the State of New York to..., in Mexico Independant. (Mexico, Oswego, New York), 52, 31 Dec 1879, Secondary quality.

    Newspaper Mexico Independent 1877-1880 - 0542.pdf at Old Fulton NY Postcard Website

  5. Will of Geo. W. Lewis, in New York, United States. New York, Land Records, 1630-1975, book 163 page 195, recorded 14 Feb 1880, Primary quality.

    George left all of his real and personal property to his son Emmitt Lewis:
    "Will of George W. Lewis. In the name of God, Amen. I, Geo. W. Lewis of the town of Amboy Oswego County and State of N.Y.: being of bound and transitory life, do therefore make, ordain and publish and declare this to be my last Will and Testament, that is to say: First, After all my lawful debts are paid and discharged. I give and bequeath to my son Emmitt Lewis all of my estate both real and personal. Likewise, I make, constitute and appoint Emmitt Lewis of Amboy Oswego County N.Y. to be executor of this my last will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made. In witness whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal the twenty seventh day of June in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy nine.
    Geo. W. Lewis LS
    The above written instrument was subscribed by the said Geo. w. Lewis in our presence and acknowledged by him to each of us, and he at the same time declared the above instrument so subscribed to be his last will and testament, and we at his request, have signed our names as witnesses hereto, in his presence and in the presence of each other, and written opposite our names our respective places of residence.
    David J. House West Amboy Oswego Co. N.Y.
    Chauncey Tisdale West Amboy Oswego Co.N.Y.
    County of Oswego.Ss. Be it remembered that on the day of the date hereof, the last will and testament of Geo.W. Lewis late of the town of Amboy deceased (being the annexed written instrument) was duly proved before T.W. Skinner surrogate of the said county, according to law, as and for the last Will and Testament of the real and personal estate of said deceased, which said last Will and Testament, the proofs and examinations taken thereon, are recorded in this office. L.S. In testimony whereof, the surrogate of the county hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal of office, this 24th day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty.
    Recorded February 14, 1880 at 2 P.M. T. W. Skinner, Surrogate. M. Stowell Clerk [sig]"

  6. Lewis George W. and Sally to Clark F. Stanton, in New York, United States. New York, Land Records, 1630-1975, book 47 page 437, 19 April 1847, Primary quality.

    Lot 3 in Amboy ($7)

  7.   F. George Washington Lewis
    M. Sarah M. "Sally" Bassett
    b. Nov 1800
    bp. Hopkinton, Washington County, RI
    d. 29 May 1879
    dp. West Amboy, Amboy Township, Oswego Co., New York