John William Lewis

Male 1802 - 1886  (84 years)


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  • Name John William Lewis 
    Nickname William 
    Born 1802  St. Margaret's Bay, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID ACBE87D8E431184A88D5039199588CC472D3 
    Died Feb 1886  Sydney NW Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 5 Feb 1886  St. George (Anglican), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1903  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 Mary Sophia Chapman,   b. Abt 1807,   d. Sep 1862, Sydney NW Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1825  St. George (Anglican), Sydney, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • married by banns
    Children 
     1. Charles Archibald Lewis,   b. 16 Jan 1827, Sydney NW Arm East Side, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Charlotte Elizabeth Lewis,   b. 12 Dec 1828, NW Arm Sydney River, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1921, Point Edward, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     3. Eleanor Mary Lewis,   b. 2 Oct 1831,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Henry Seymour Lewis,   b. 22 Jan 1837, Sydney North West Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Alfred Joseph Lewis,   b. Abt 1840, Sydney North West Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1901 and 1911, Glace Bay, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     6. David Thomas Lewis,   b. Abt 1843, Sydney NW Arm, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1921, Amherst, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Eliza Jane Kennedy,   b. Abt 1824, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1891, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Married 1866 
    Last Modified 23 May 2017 
    Family ID F962  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 1825
      Lewis, William
      Petition to Wallace: Petitioner is a native of this province, age 21, single. He asks a lot at Point Edward, where it is stated that 2000 acres lie at the disposal of the crown. His father served in Cornwallis' army. He has six brothers, three of whom have received 100 acres each. William Daly has applied for the same lot, but petitioner, in a second petition, explains his claim.
      Cape Breton no.: 3037
      NSARM microfilm: 15799

      1825
      Daly, William
      Petition to Wallace: Petitioner is a native of Sydney, age 33, single. He holds 55 acres by purchase, on which lot he now resides and carries on the business of burning lime in addition to farming. He asks a certain 200 acres at Point Lewis as a source of fire wood. Note: approved for a warrant, not to interfere with the sixty acres reserved for military purposes.
      Cape Breton no.: 3017
      NSARM microfilm: 15799

      1871 Census of Canada Balls Bridge div 2 p 54 hh 171
      William Lewis 68 farmer no write Church of England
      Jane Lewis 46 Baptist
      Theodore J. McConnell 14 born United States Baptist in school
      James W. McConnell 12 born Nova Scotia Baptist in school
      Peter McConnell 10 Baptist in school
      Benjamin William Lewis 3
      Laura Jane Lewis 2 ("unsound mind" box is checked)

      1881 Census of Canada
      William LEWIS M Male English 79 Nova Scotia Farmer Baptist
      Jane LEWIS M Female English 56 Nova Scotia Baptist
      Theodor MCCONNEL Male English 24 Nova Scotia Baptist
      James MCCONNEL Male English 21 Nova Scotia Baptist
      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 21
      Household Number 77

      burial appears in St. George, Sydney records as William Lewis.