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EDMUND LEWIS (c. 1601 - 1650) of Watertown and Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts
Edmund was born about 1601. [age 33 in 1634] He died in Jan 1650. [Ref, pp. 4-7] Edmund married Mary Unknown. [Ref, pp. 4-7] She was born about 1602. [age 32 in 1634] She died on 7 : 7 : 1658 in Lynn. [Ref, wid. Edmond]
On 10 Apr 1634 Edmund, age 33, his wife Mary, age 32, his son John, age three, and his son John, age 3/4, embarked for New England on the Elizabeth. [Ref, pp. 4-7] They settled at Watertown. [Ref, pp. 4-7] Edmund was a freeman on 24 May 1636. [Ref, pp. 4-7] He was a selectman in 1638. [Ref, pp. 4-7] The family later moved to Lynn. [Ref, pp. 4-7]
Edmund signed his will on 13 : 11 : 1650. The will and inventory, amounting to pounds 122.7.6, was brought to court by the widow Mary on 25 : 12 : 1650/1. [Ref, pp. 4-7] Edmund mentions his wife, his sons John and Thomas and five unnamed younger children. [Ref, pp. 4-7]
Children of Edmund Lewis:
THOMAS LEWIS (c. 1631 - 1709) of Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts
Parents: Edmund Lewis
Thomas Lewis was born about 1631. [3/4 in 1634] He died on 26 Apr 1709, age 76, in Bristol, Rhode Island. [Ref, p. 13] He married Hannah Baker on 11 Nov 1659. [Ref, p. 13, d. Edward and Joan]
JOSEPH LEWIS (1677 - 1742) of Haddam, Hartford, Connecticut
Parents: Thomas Lewis and Hannah Baker
Joseph Lewis was born on 13 May 1677 in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts. [Ref, s. Thomas][Ref, p. 14, s. Thomas and Hannah] He died on 27 May 1742, age about 65, in Haddam. [Ref] He married Elizabeth Birge. [Ref, p. 24, d. John and Sarah of Bristol]
DEBORAH LEWIS (b. 1721)
Parents: Joseph Lewis and Elizabeth Birge
Deborah Lewis was born on 16 Apr 1721 in Haddam. [Ref, d. Joseph] She is buried in Haddam. [Ref, 3;109] She married Daniel Clark. [Ref, 3;109]
AmericanAncestors.org, Connecticut Vital Records to 1870, online database, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011.
Cutter, William Richard, Genealogical and Family History of the State of Connecticut: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation, New York: Lewis Publishing co., 1911.
Lewis, George Harlan, Edmund Lewis of Lynn, Massachusetts and some of his descendants, Essex Institute, Salem, MA, 1908.
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2010).