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.