Columbia, MO: E.W. Stephens Publishing Company, 1906. First Edition. 416pp. Octavo [22 cm] Burgundy cloth with gilt stamped titles on the front board and backstrip. Better than very good. Item #2980
Painstakingly researched; this book is concerned with the various families of Lewis in Virginia. The Lewis families tracing to Gloucester county, to Zachary Lewis, 'Planter John Lewis', and John Lewis of Henrico, Lewis of Donegal, John Lewis of Hanover are treated at length. Genealogies of Reade, Warner, Washington, Dr. Breuil of Dibrell, Lee, Russell, Fearn, Cobbs, Meriwether, McAllister, Boulton, Estes, Hickman, and many others also are given in varying degrees of completeness. Frontispiece, with a portrait of Meriwether Lewis and a coat of arms.