John Lewis

Male 1800 - 1871  (71 years)


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  • Name John Lewis 
    Born 1800  St. Margaret's Bay, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID A721E20A956E254F974F9F3F36533CDB8F26 
    Died 5 Jul 1871  Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 7 Jul 1871  St. Mark's Cemetery, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1871  Victoria Boutilier's Genealogy Pages
    Last Modified 21 Nov 2009 

    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 Ann Rudderham,   b. 1805, Sydney North West Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1880, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 7 Aug 1823  St. George (Anglican), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. William Thomas Lewis,   b. 18 Mar 1823, Sydney NW Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1895, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     2. Marianne Lewis,   b. Feb 1825, Sydney North West Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Joseph Henry Lewis,   b. 9 Apr 1827, Sydney North West Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aug 1870, West Side Sydney River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     4. Sarah Elizabeth Lewis,   b. 1829, Sydney North West Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Louisa Alice Lewis,   b. 4 May 1836, Sydney North West Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1837  (Age 0 years)
     6. John Vinson Lewis,   b. Abt 1841, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1913, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
     7. Perry Frederick Lewis,   b. 24 May 1848, Coxheath, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1930, Sydney River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F743  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Cape Breton County deed bk X p. 136 (FHL Film #808,757)
      dated 18 May 1861/recorded 1 June 1861
      John Lewis of Coxheath farmer and his wife Ann to Ann Rudderham of NW Arm, widow
      consideration $ 20
      75 acres at NW Arm bounded on the east by the late Joshua W. Weeks' property, on the rear southerly by Joseph Lewis' land and on the west by Richard Rudderham's land, purchased from Mr. Binney. Both John Lewis and wife Ann sign.

      John Lewis died July 5, 1871 according to his headstone at St Marks Cem, Coxheath; also see
      Nova Scotia Civil Death Registration Year 1871 - Book 1803 - Page 68 - Number 162

      1871 Census of Canada Sydney div 2 p. 31 household 110
      John Lewis, 70 farmer
      Anne Lewis, 65, no write
      John Lewis, 30, farmer
      Margaret Lewis, 29 (spouse of John Jr.)
      Almon Lewis 5
      Peter Lewis 3
      Napier Lewis born April 1870
      Eva Lewis 11 in school

      Children of John Lewis & Ann Rudderham:
      William Thomas Lewis-1823 (see index)
      Marianne Lewis to John & Ann Feb 8? (or 5) 1825, March 13 1825, NWA, farmer
      Joseph Henry Lewis 1827
      Sarah Elizabeth Lewis 1829
      WHY THE GAP??
      Louisa Alice Lewis born May 4, 1836 ; burial Nov 15, 1837 1.5 years burial no 170 p 22
      John Vinson Lewis abt 1841
      Perry Frederick Lewis (abt. 1848)