Daniel Lewis was born 242 years ago – August 2, 1770 – in Loudoun County, Virginia. Daniel was the son of John Lewis and Elizabeth Brown. Daniel married his cousin, Susan Lewis, the daughter of William Joseph Lewis and Catherine Jennings Linton. Daniel and Susan had 7 children: Linton, Matilda Brown, Jonathan Davis, Alfred Linton, Mary Rebecca, Elizabeth Catherine and John Joseph Lewis. The family moved to Nelson County, Kentucky.