Elizabeth Russell

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Personal and Family Information

Elizabeth was born in 1770 in Rutherford, North Carolina, the daughter of unknown parents.

She died on 22 Oct 1851 in Rutherford, North Carolina.

Her husband was Charles Crawford Lewis, who she married in 1786 in Rutherford, North Carolina. Their eight known children were George Russell (1788-1867), Pittman (1789-1858), Mary (1791-1877), Sarah (1793-1891), John (1795-1883), Mildred (1799-1856), Elizabeth (1800-1862) and Charles C (1802-1846).

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth1770
Place: Rutherford, North Carolina
Death22 OCT 1851
Place: Rutherford, North Carolina
Age: 81
Bible - Simmons Family from 1733 to 1923 Transcribed by Sallie Taylor Simmons, 1869-1934, Gaffney, South Carolina wife of Joshua George Simmons 1827-1904
Source: Bible - Simmons Family from 1733 to 1923 Transcribed by Sallie Taylor Simmons, 1869-1934, Gaffney, South Carolina wife of Joshua George Simmons 1827-1904
Authors: Moses Simmons 1785-1856
Date: 18 SEP 1925
Publisher: Collection of Simmons Papers, Tampa, Florida Library

Notes

Note 1

family of John Lewis m Sarah Taliaferro page 214

D5 Charles Crawford born in 1761 married Elizabeth Russell and died in North Carolina

page 257 Chapter XII Charles C Lewis

D5 Hon Charles Crawford Lewis, son of John and his wife Sarah Taliaferro was born in Albemarle county, Virginia in 1761. He was a hatter by trade.

He emigrated to Rutherford county, North Carolina, with his father before the Revolutionary war, and settled on Mountain creek, four miles west of Rutherfordton.......

When the Revoluntionary war commenced he was only fourteen years of age, but after he arrived at a proper age was in the service. It is not know how long he served in the army as he never applied for a pension.

After his death the following certificate (now filed in the archives of the War Department at Washington City) was found among his papers, which together with other living evidence, enabled his widow to kprove his services and to draw a pension; This is to certify tha Charles Lewis, Sergeant, has faithfully served out his tour of three months in Generall Lillington's brigade to the southward. Robert Gilkey, Captain, Andrew Hampton, Colonel. Charleston, S.C. March 24, 1780

Sources

  1. Bible - Simmons Family from 1733 to 1923 Transcribed by Sallie Taylor Simmons, 1869-1934, Gaffney, South Carolina wife of Joshua George Simmons 1827-1904
    Source: Bible - Simmons Family from 1733 to 1923 Transcribed by Sallie Taylor Simmons, 1869-1934, Gaffney, South Carolina wife of Joshua George Simmons 1827-1904
    Authors: Moses Simmons 1785-1856
    Date: 18 SEP 1925
    Publisher: Collection of Simmons Papers, Tampa, Florida Library
  2. Genealogy of the Lewis Family in America: From the Middle of the of the seventeeth century down to the present time Volume 1
    Source: Genealogy of the Lewis Family in America: From the Middle of the of the seventeeth century down to the present time Volume 1
    Authors: William Terrell Lewis of Perryville, Winston County, Miss
    Date: 1893
    Publisher: The courier Journal Job Printing Co 1893 Louisville, KY https://archive.org/details/genealogyoflewis00loui