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Today In Genealogy History – August 2, 2011

Daniel Lewis was born 241 years ago – August 2, 1770 – in Loudoun County, Virginia, to John Lewis and Elizabeth Brown.  He married Susan Lewis, a cousin, April 5, 1793.  Susan was the daughter of William Joseph Lewis and Catherine Jennings Linton.  Daniel and Susan had seven children:  Linton, Matilda, Jonathan Davis, Alfred Linton, Mary Rebecca, Elizabeth Catherine and John Joseph.  Daniel died in Nelson County, Kentucky, September 13, 1852.  Susan died seven years earlier, almost to the exact date – September 16, 1845.

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