Alexander Lewis

#78, (1763 - 1804)
Relationship3rd great-grandfather of William David Lewis
Father*Col. William Lewis (1724 - 1811)
Mother*Anne Montgomery (s 1736 - c 1808)


Mary Fife
Children 1.Colonel John Lewis+ (1790 - 1856)
 2.James Alexander Lewis+5 (1794 - 1860)
Birth*1763He was born in 1763 at Monroe Co., West Virginia (then Virginia)G
Marriage*circa 1793He married Mary Fife circa 1793.1 
1800KY tax list for 1800 lists three entries for "Alexander Lewis": 22 Jul 1800 in Christian Co., 1800 in Hardin Co. and 1800 in Harrison Co.2 
Death*1804He died in 1804; (History of Augusta County Virginia gives 1797.)3,4 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis


  1. [S204] Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online, several examples.
  2. [S766] Kentucky Tax Lists 1799-1801 [transcription], online, p. 172, img 187/348. Original data Clift, G. Glenn. Second Census of Kentucky, 1800. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2005.
  3. [S252] Wm. Terrell Lewis, Genealogy of the Lewis Family in America (Louisville, KY: The Courier-Journal Job Printing Co., 1893), p. 12.
  4. [S701] J. Lewis Peyton, History of Augusta County Virginia (Staunton, Virginia: Samuel M. Yost & Son, 1882), p. 291, "Alexander Lewis, b 1763, d 1797, leaving one son....James Alexander Lewis". Hereinafter cited as History of Augusta County Virginia.
  5. [S204] Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications, 1889-1970, online, Natl. No. 74181, WV Society no. 906, 25 May 1951, Henry Bradford Lewis, Sr., b. and res. Charleston, WV. Ancestry: son of James Frederick Lewis and Anna Maria Bradford; grandson of James Alexander Lewis and Prudentia Wilson Lewis; great grandson of Alexander Lewis and Mary Fife.