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Revolutionary War Soldiers

SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

INDIANA SOCIETY

 

Richard Lewis

buried Scott Cemetery, Floyd County, Indiana

Directions to SCOTT Cemetery- From State Street in New Albany, Indiana turn on Green Valley Road you'll travel 2-3 miles. The 1st cemetery who past on your left will be the Catholic Cemetery....continue on crossing over the expressway I-265 that goes around New Albany (no exit at this location) go on up to the New Albany Industrial Park and turn left on Hausfeldt Lane, almost right away is EarmingsWay turn left and go over to Quality Avenue. Go to the "T" or "L" in the road at this junction bear to your left like you was going back to one of those companies and there is a gravel road that goes up the Hill of this Cemetery.

 

Richard Lewis and his family sit at the Top and back end of this cemetery. As of May 5, 2000 the following Lewis Stones still exist:

 

Richard LEWIS - Military Marker - N Carolina, Private in the Revolutionary War 1759-1827.

Lewis David Born 11-02-1806 Died 05-21-1885

Lewis Clarrisa W Born 02-25-1810 Died 05-22-1878

Lewis Rosa E. aged 4 years Died 12-06-1853 (dau of D & CW)

Lewis Nancy J born 02-10-1838 Died 10-22-1989 (wife of D Lewis)

Lewis David born 07-10-1843 Died 03-06-1923 (spouse of NJ)

 

See Photograph of Military Marker taken on May 5, 2000

(to appear here in near Future)

 

The above is brought to you courtesy of the Hoosier Pioneer Patriots Chapter, Jeffersonville, Indiana. If you'd like to contribute information to this page please contact us. Also appearing below in near future will be the SAR Compatriots applications taken under Richard Lewis.

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The following information is by Grace Colglazier, RR Salem, Indiana and Mrs. Arthur Payne, 213 e 5th St New Albany, Indiana

 

LEWIS, RICHARD

Born: July 22, 1759 Rowan Co., N Carolina

Service: Pvt. in the Continental Line, Hillsborough District, Randolph Co, N.C.

Prrof - Certificates Nos. 384, 524, 1070; DAR applications no 244838; History of the Falls Cities and their Counties (1882) pages 241-248

Died: 1827 Buried in Scott Cemetery., New Albany, Township, New Albany, Indiana - Goverment Marker.

 

Married - NC, 1783, Lydia FIELD

Children:

Lydia (oldewst dau) married Judge William ERWIN

Jonathan (oldest son)

John

William, married Elizabeth or Susan COLGLAZIER

Robert married Jerush ERWIN

Priscilla married John SCOTT, Feb 12, 1813

Jane born Jan 1, 1796, died Oct 12, 1863 married Rebecca Elzabeth FISHBOURNE

Crawford married Elizabeth NEAL

Lavina, born Aug 1, 1829, died April 20, 1843(?) Married H. C. FUNK

David, born Nov 2, 1806 , died May 21, 1885 maried CLARISSA W who was born Feb 25, 1810, died May 22, 1875

Will Book A and marriages Floyd County, Indiana 1819-1830

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