Lewis Revel

25 August 1799–19 May 1874 (Age 74)
Northampton, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Lewis

When Lewis Revel was born on 25 August 1799, in Northampton, North Carolina, United States, his father, Humphrey Revell II, was 36 and his mother, Rebecca Blackshear, was 30. He married Martha Outland in December 1823, in Northampton, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Shelby, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died on 19 May 1874, in Collierville, Shelby, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Tabernacle Cemetery, Piperton, Fayette, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Revel
1799–1874
Martha Outland
1807–1869
Marriage: December 1823
Martha Revel
1825–1858
Joseph Revell
1835–1898
Mary Revel
1827–1847
Elizabeth Frances Reville
1830–1892
John W Revel
1832–1903
Duke Revell
1833–1911
Margaret Ann Revel
1837–1860
Elzia Holmes Revel
1839–1886
Tom Lewis Reville
1841–1862
Henrietta Reville
1843–1922
James Lewis Revell
1849–1914

Spouse and Children

    Male1799–1874Male

    Martha Outland

    Female1807–1869Female

MARRIAGE
December 1823
Northampton, North Carolina, United States
children

(11)

    Martha Revel

    Female1825–1858Female

    Mary Revel

    Female1827–1847Female

    Elizabeth Frances Reville

    Female1830–1892Female

    John W Revel

    Male1832–1903Male

    Duke Revell

    Male1833–1911Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1804 · Walton War

Age 5

The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 20

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

1 English: variant spelling of Revell .2 French: habitational name from any of the places so named, for example in Isère and Haute-Garonne.3 French and southern French: nickname from Old French, Occitan reveau ‘rebel’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Louis Revil, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lewis Revet, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lewis Revells, "United States Census, 1870"

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