James Lewis

Male 1793 - 1871  (78 years)


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  • Name James Lewis 
    Born 1793  St. Margaret's Bay, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Shipwright 
    _UID 3F05A03FC55F374A9DF1357A8D836733AF1C 
    Died 13 Apr 1871  Sydney NW Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 15 Apr 1871  St. George (Anglican), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1438  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 27 May 2010 

    Father Henry Lewis,   b. Abt 1760, Cardiff, Wales(?) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1849, Sydney North West Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years) 
    Mother Catherine Elizabeth Boutilier,   b. 9 Feb 1770, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1847, Sydney North West Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 16 Oct 1788  St. Paul (Anglican), Halifax, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • There is a marriage bond for Elizabeth Boutellier and Henry Lewis dated 16 October 1788, Halifax County. Henry Lewis and James Bouttellier, farmers. "Jaques Bouteillie" (signed with his own signature). Registration Year: 1788- Book 1700 page 733
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah Burgoyne,   b. 1796, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1871  (Age < 74 years) 
    Married 25 Oct 1815  St. George (Anglican), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • There is a marriage bond for Hannah Burgoyne and James Lewis (Halifax County) dated 24 October 1814 signed by "James Lewis and Jacob Andreus of Margarets Bay" Jacob Andrews signed his mark. (Registration Year: 1814 - Book: 1800 - Page: 3329)
    Children 
     1. James Lewis,   b. 18 Feb 1816, Sydney NW Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sarah Lewis,   b. 1 May 1818, Sydney NW Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1892, Barrachois Sydney River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     3. John David Lewis,   b. 11 Nov 1820, Sydney NW Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1891, Barrachois, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Henry Joseph Lewis,   b. 2 Sep 1822, Sydney NW Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1895, Barrachois Sydney River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. Barbara Ann Lewis,   b. 2 Dec 1824, Sydney NW Arm East Side, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Elijah Lewis,   b. 15 Oct 1826, NW Arm Sydney River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1905, Duluth, Saint Louis, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     7. Jane Susan Lewis,   b. 27 Jan 1831, Sydney NW Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1906, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F547  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Boutilier,   b. Abt 1815, Halifax?, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 2 Dec 1900, Sydney North West Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Married Aft 1831 
    Children 
     1. Sarah Ellen Lewis,   b. 4 Nov 1853, Sydney North West Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930, Sydney North West Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Uriah Orlando Havelock Lewis,   b. 23 May 1856, Sydney North West Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1886, Point Edward, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F1045  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Hannah Burgoyne and James Lewis marriage bond dated 24 October, 1814 in Halifax County (Registration Year: 1814 - Book: 1800 - Page: 3329) Signed by James Lewis and (with mark) Jacob Andrews.

      James was remarried to Sarah Boutilier following his first wife's death:

      1871 Census of Canada Balls Bridge div 2 p. 54-55 household 173
      James Lewis 79 Shipwright died April 13 1871
      Sarah Lewis 56 no read no write
      William W. Lewis 29 farmer
      Mary Lewis 27 (wife of William Wallace Lewis= Mary Jane Rudderham)
      George Lewis 19 farmer
      Sarah Lewis 17
      Maria Lewis 15 in school
      Wilmot Lewis 5
      Annie E. O'Niel 1

      1881 Census of Canada:
      Name Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion
      Sarah LEWIS W Female French 65 Nova Scotia Church of England
      Wilmot LEWIS Female French 15 Nova Scotia Church of England
      Annie E. O'NEIL Female Dutch 11 Nova Scotia Church of England
      Uriah LEWIS Male Dutch 24 Nova Scotia Church of England
      Source Information:
      Census Place Ball's Creek, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
      Family History Library Film 1375802
      NA Film Number C-13166
      District 6
      Sub-district E
      Division 1
      Page Number 20
      Household Number 74




      Children of James Lewis & Hannah Burgoyne:
      James Lewis abt 1816
      Sarah Lewis 1818-see index
      John David Lewis 1820-see index
      Henry Joseph Lewis 1822-see index
      Barbara Ann Lewis 2 Dec 1824, April 4 1827 NWA East Side (James is a ship carpenter)
      Jane Susan Lewis (1831)


      Charles Valentine Lewis (abt 1845) married Annie Burton 12 Jan 1871 St. Geo.
      William Wallace Lewis (about 1843) married Mary Jane Rudderham 9 June 1867 at NW Arm



      Uriah Orlando Havelock Lewis, born May 23 1856 (p. 38) and buried Dec 29, 1886 age 30 (no. 774 p. 97); he was married to Eliza Dauphinee in 1882. (Civ. Reg. Bk. 1804 p. 164 no. 22)