Person:Lewis Burwell (15)

Lewis Burwell, IV
m. Abt 1716
  1. Lewis Burwell, IV1716 - 1784
  2. Col. Armistead Burwell1718 - 1754
  3. Col. Nathaniel BurwellAbt 1727 -
  1. Lewis Burwell, VAbt 1747 - Bef 1804
  2. Nathaniel Burwell1750 - 1802
  3. Thacker Burwell1752 -
  4. Armistead Burwell1754 - 1773
Facts and Events
Name[1] Lewis Burwell, IV
Gender Male
Birth[1] 1716 King William Co., Virginia
Marriage to Frances Thacker Bray
Death[1] 1784

Acquisition of Land in Frederick County, VA

Acquisition of Land from Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1742-1775, Volume 2:

  • H-296: Hon. Lewis Burwell, Esq. of Gloucester County, 3,173 acres in Frederick County. Surv. Mr. John Mauzy. On Little North Mountain, adj. Thomas Codry, Robert Paul, David Davis, Peter Tostee, Ann Bowman, George Harlan, James Davis, Peter Hedges, John Harlan, Richard Morgan, Joshua Hedges, Robert & Daniel Gillaspy, Robert Paul. 21 Apr. 1753. [Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants, 1742-1775, Vol. 2, pg. 67].

Information on Lewis Burwell

Lewis Burwell was a Naval Officer of the Upper District of James River and he conducted his business from his landing Burwell's Ferry. Burwell was Justice of the Peace in 1752 for James City County. Lewis' debts were considerable and in 1775, the Burwells moved out of "Kingsmill" and settled at "The Oaks", a large tract of land located at Butcher's Creek and on the Roanoke River in Mecklenburg County, VA.

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