The LEWIS Family of Barnstable

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GEORGE LEWIS (d. by 1663) of Barnstable

SARAH LEWIS (d. 1735), wife of James Cobb and Capt. Jonathan Sparrow

GEORGE LEWIS (d. by 1663) of Barnstable


George Lewis of Barnstable died before 3 Mar 1663, when his will was exhibited at court. [Ref] He married Mary Unknown.

He is in the Plymouth and Barnstable sections of the 1643 list of those between 16 and 60 able to bear arms in Plymouth Colony. [Ref]

In his will, he mentions his wife Mary; his sons Ephraim, George, Thomas, James, Edward and John; his daughter Sarah. [Ref]

Children of George Lewis:

  1. Sarah Lewis married first James Cobb. She married second Capt. Jonathan Sparrow.
  2. Ephraim Lewis
  3. George Lewis
  4. Thomas Lewis married Mary, the daughter of Dolor Davis, on 15 Jun 1653 in Barnstable. [Ref][Ref, p. 296]
  5. James Lewis
  6. Edward Lewis
  7. John Lewis

SARAH LEWIS (d. 1735)

Parents: George Lewis [Ref]

Sarah Lewis died on 11 Feb 1735. [Ref, p. 29] She is buried in the graveyard near the East Church in Barnstable. [Ref, p. 29] She married James Cobb. [Ref, p. 29] She married second as his second wife Capt. Jonathan Sparrow [Ref] of Eastham on 23 Nov 1698. [Ref, p. 29]


Anderson, Robert Charles, George F. Sanborn, Jr., and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Vol. 3, Boston, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001.

Cobb, Philip L., A History of the Cobb Family, Cleveland, unknown, 1907.

Editors, "Bangs Family," New England Historic and Genealogical Register 10, 1856, 157-.

Otis, Amos, trans., "Scituate and Barnstable Church Records," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 9, 1855, 279-287; 10,1856, 37-43, 345-351.

Shurtleff, Nathaniel B., "List of Those Able to Bear Arms in the Colony of New Plymouth 1643," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 4, 1850, 255-259.

Winsor, Justin, "Abstract of the Earliest Wills in the Probate Office, Plymouth," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 4, 1850, 33-36,173-174,280-284,319-320; 5, 1851, 259-262,335-338,385-388; 6, 1852, 93-96, 185-188; 7, 1853, 178.