Elizabeth Lewis

about 1783–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Lewis was born about 1783, in Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel Lewis, was 31 and her mother, Plotemia Harvey, was 30. She married Henry Brisco Branson on 7 May 1803, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Henry Brisco Branson
Elizabeth Lewis
Marriage: 7 May 1803
Briscoe Branson
Jane Branson

Spouse and Children

    Henry Brisco Branson



7 May 1803
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States


    Briscoe Branson


    Jane Branson


Parents and Siblings



    Nancy Lewis


    Joseph Lewis



    Samuel Lewis



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 0

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · Becomes the 10th state

Age 5

On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 36

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Like the French name Louis, which is derived from Ludovicus, from the Old German name Ludwig. A root is "lautwig," meaning illustrious warrior. From this name come the old female names Lewes and Lewisa, from whence comes the modern name Louisa. Louise is a French form of Lewis. Liusaidh is a Gaelic form of Louisa. Luthais is a Gaelic form of Lewis. Loeys is an Anglo-Norman form of Lewis.

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Sources (1)

  • Elizabeth Lewis, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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