Lewis Burwell I


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Lewis Burwell I 45

  • Marriage: Lucy Burwell Higginson in 1648 in Virginia 45

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Also given the nickname, "The Immigrant," according to Rootsweb.com

Old Churches, Ministers, and Families of Virginia. Article XXX. "To the lasting memory of Major Lewis Burwell, of the county of Gloucester, in Virginia, gentleman, who descended from the ancient family of the Burwells, of the counties of Bedford and Northampton, in England, who, nothing more worthy in his birth than virtuous in his life, exchanged this life for a better, on the 19th day of November, in the 33d year of his age, A.D. 1658."

Father: Edward Houghton Park Burwell b. Est 1574/1601 in Harlington,Bedfordshire,England
Mother: Dorothy Bedell Catsworth b. About 1591 in Harlington,Bedfordshire,England


Lewis married Lucy Burwell Higginson, daughter of Capt. Robert Higginson and Joanna Torkesy, in 1648 in Virginia.45 (Lucy Burwell Higginson was born about 1632 in Gloucester County, Virginia 45 and died on 26 Nov 1675 in Fairfield, Gloucester County, VA 11,45.)

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