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Lewis BURWELL

Male - 1710


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  • Name Lewis BURWELL 
    Born VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Dec 1710  of Carters Creek, Gloucester County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Torrence, Clarence, Winston of Virginia and Allied Families, Richmond, VA: Whittet & Shepperson, 1927, pp. 363-364:

      Honorable Lewis Burwell (only son and child to reach maturity of Lewis and Lucy [Higginson] Burwell), was born in Virginia; and died there December 19, 1710. He appears as a member of the Governor's Council in 1702 and continued to serve as a member thereof until his death. He was possessed of an ample fortune, consisting of "King's Creek," in York County (which he obtained through his first marriage), and the "Fairfield," later "Carter's Creek," estate in Gloucester County (which was formerly the home of his father, and later his own home), and lands in King William and James City Counties, together with negroes and other personalty. He occupied a worthy and influential position in the life of the colony.

      Honorable Lewis Bur well (died 1710), married first, Abigail Smith, daughter of Anthony and Martha (Bacon) Smith, of Colchester, England . . . ; second, Mrs. Martha (Lear) Cole, widow of Colonel William Cole, of Warwick County . . . , and daughter of Colonel John Lear, of Nansemond County, Virginia. . . .

      Honorable Lewis Burwell and his first wife, Abigail Smith, had issue:

      1. Jane Burwell, died ante 1692.

      2. Joanna Burwell, born 1675; died October 7, 1727; married, November 28, 1693, William Bassett (1670-1723), of "Eltham," New Kent County. . . .

      3. Elizabeth Burwell, born circa 1673; died 1734; married Honorable Benjamin Harrison (1673-1710), of "Berkeley," Charles City County, Treasurer and Attorney-General of Virginia.

      4. Nathaniel Burwell, born 1680; died 1721; succeeded his father at "Carter's Creek"; major of militia and member of the House of Burgesses. He married Elizabeth, daughter of Honorable Robert Carter, of "Corotoman," Lancaster County.

      5. Lewis Burwell, born October 9, 1682; died September 17, 1696.

      6. Lucy Burwell, born November 21, 1683; died December 16, 1716; married December, 1704, Edmund Berkeley, of "Barn Elms," Middlesex County, member of the Governor's Council.

      7. Martha Burwell, born November 1685; died _____; married Henry Armistead, of Gloucester County.

      8. Bacon Burwell, born February 22, 1686; died ante 1691/2.

      9. James Burwell, born February 4, 1689; died October 6, 1718; inherited the "King's Creek" estate in York County. He married Mary Armistead.

      Honorable Lewis Burwell and his second wife, Martha (Lear) Cole, had issue:

      10. Mary Burwell, died 1704.

      11. Lewis Burwell, of "King's Mill," James City County; married _____.

      12. Jane Burwell, of whom nothing further is known.

      13. Martha Burwell, born 1703; died May 27, 1738; married Colonel John Martin, of Caroline County.
    Person ID I40099  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 

    Father Lewis BURWELL,   b. Bef 5 Mar 1623, Ampthill, Bedfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1653, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 30 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lucy HIGGINSON 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F17221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Abigail SMITH,   b. Abt 1656,   d. 12 Nov 1692  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Children 
     1. Joanna BURWELL,   b. 1675,   d. 7 Oct 1727  (Age 52 years)  [natural]
     2. Elizabeth BURWELL,   b. Abt 1673,   d. 1734  (Age ~ 61 years)  [natural]
     3. Nathaniel BURWELL,   b. 1680,   d. 1721  (Age 41 years)  [natural]
     4. Lewis BURWELL,   b. 9 Oct 1682,   d. 17 Sep 1696  (Age 13 years)  [natural]
     5. Lucy BURWELL,   b. 21 Nov 1683,   d. 16 Dec 1716  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
     6. Martha BURWELL,   b. Nov 1685  [natural]
     7. Bacon BURWELL,   b. 22 Feb 1686,   d. Bef 1692  (Age < 5 years)  [natural]
     8. James BURWELL,   b. 4 Feb 1689,   d. 6 Oct 1718  (Age 29 years)  [natural]
     9. Jane BURWELL,   d. Bef 1692  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 11:25:31 
    Family ID F17214  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha LEAR 
    Children 
     1. Martha BURWELL,   b. 1703,   d. 27 May 1738  (Age 35 years)  [natural]
     2. Mary BURWELL,   d. 1704  [natural]
     3. Lewis BURWELL  [natural]
     4. Jane BURWELL  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2018 11:25:31 
    Family ID F17218  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart