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Lewis Lanier

Lewis Lanier

Male 1753 - 1792  (39 years)

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  • Name Lewis Lanier  [1
    Born 1753  Duplin Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1792  Ogeechee River, Bulloch County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0993  Dessert Family Tree
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2006 

    Father Lemuel Lanier,   b. 1729,   d. 1770  (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Sarah Hardy 
    Married 1752 
    Family ID F0423  Group Sheet

    Family Margaret Waters,   b. 1760, Duplin, NC, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1800, Ravens Creek, Harrison, KY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 1776  Duplin, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. John Lanier,   b. 1778,   d. 1855  (Age 77 years)
     2. Frederick Lanier,   b. 1780
     3. Margaret Lanier,   b. 1782
     4. Elizabeth Lanier,   b. 1784
     5. Benjamin Lanier,   b. 1786
    +6. Lewis Lanier,   b. 1789,   d. 1869  (Age 80 years)
     7. Allen Lanier,   b. 1791
    Family ID F0443  Group Sheet

  • Notes 


    • Lewis was a Cornet in the Revolution, he is listed in
      the Vouchers of Revolutionary Soldiers of N. C. from the
      Wilmington District, Voucher #1047, 24 March 1782, L 32-11-0.
      Married in Duplin and settled about 1788 on Lotts Creek, near
      Aarons and Portal, Georgia. In 1792 Lewis Lanier was drowned in the
      Ogeechee River when returning from a visit to his brother;
      it is said that he was caught in a flash flood. His widow,
      Margaret, made application August 16, 1794 for Letters of
      Administration "of Lewis Lanier late of Effingham, now Screven".
      (Minutes of Screven County, Georgia, and
      Georgia Gazette, August 28, 1794, page 2, col 1)

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      Lewis was a Cornet in the Revolution, he is listed in
      the Vouchers of Revolutionary Soldiers of N. C. from the
      Wilmington District, Voucher #1047, 24 March 1782, L 32-11-0.
      Married in Duplin and settled about 1788 on Lotts Creek, near
      Aarons and Portal, Georgia. In 1792 Lewis Lanier was drowned in the
      Ogeechee River when returning from a visit to his brother;
      it is said that he was caught in a flash flood. His widow,
      Margaret, made application August 16, 1794 for Letters of
      Administration "of Lewis Lanier late of Effingham, now Screven".
      (Minutes of Screven County, Georgia, and
      Georgia Gazette, August 28, 1794, page 2, col 1)

  • Sources 
    1. [S02086] Family Data Collection - Individual Records.
      Edmund West, comp.

      Family Data Collection - Individual Records.
      [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 2000.