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Lewis Wilkinson (b. 1686, d. date unknown)Lewis Wilkinson (son of Stephen Wilkinson) was born 1686 in London, Middlesex County, England, and died date unknown.He married Sarah Terrill on December 04, 1722, daughter of John Terrill and Sarah Willey.
Notes for Lewis Wilkinson:
Puritan, arrived New Milford CT 1718[Sharon wilkinson-oct 2003.FTW]
Lewis' info came from Debbie Beechy firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vernon Ray Wilkinson and Sharon Jay (Wilkinson) McNeeley copied from
Library of Congress Records in November of 1971?
WILKINSON (no reference to book) - copied by Vernon Ray and recopied by
William lived in Northern England next to the Scottish border. His son,
Lawrence, a lieutant in the army of Charles I, was taken prisoner at the
surrender of New Castle, 22 October 1644. His estates were sequestered
and sold by Parliment in 1645. He came with his wife and a son to
Providence, Rhode Island in 1646. He married Susannah, daughter of
Christopher and Alice Smith of Providence and had:
Samuel b. d. 27 August 1727
Susannah b. 9 March 1652 d.
John b. 2 March 1654 d. 10 April 1708
Joania b. 2 March 1657 d.
Josias b. 1660 d. 10 August 1692
Susannah b. February 1662 d.
Lawrence died 9 August 1692. Susannah died 1692.
"The tradition concerning this family is "Says Mrs. Betsey (Munn)
Wilkinson, of NY, that three brothers came from Wales. One settled in
Mass, one in R.I. and one in VT. When they came is not remembered. One
was named Joseph, another is supposed to be Oliver and the third is not
know. (probably David) Joseph settled in Greenfield Mass. Oliver at
Townshend VT and had families, David also, had a family and moved to
Townshend from some place in Mass.
Oliver Wilkinson of Townshend says "my grandfather David came from Saron,
Foxborough, or Wrentham, Mass, about the year 1788, or 1790, with a
family of eight children..My great grandfather lived some where near
Rev. Reed Wilkinson, Principal of Iowa Blind Asylum, says, "My
grandfather David lived in Roxbury and Wrentham till his children were
David Wilkinson of Castleton, VT says "my grandfather Joseph lived in
Arthur Wilkinson of Cambridge, Mass., says "I remember a very long while
ago my father told me that he was called upon in Greenfield, Mass, where
he lived many years --by a gentlemen from R.I. -- I think a quaker -- and
after conversing some time, they made out that they were of the same
This Quaker from RI was undoubtedly one of the descendants of Lawrence,
--and how the relationship was made out we have no means of ascertaining
at this late period.
I am inclined to think that this family of Wilkinsons are descended from
one, or another of the early settlers of the name in Mass, or Conn.
Edward settled in Milford, CT as early as 1645 and died about 1698.
Email Edith Wilkinson 11-12-03
Lewis (#1) came alone to New Milford, CT and married the widow Sarah (nee
Terrill) Hubbard. He had 3 children: Lewis #2, born Sept 20, 1722, John,
born 1724 and Sarah, born 1726.
Father: Stephen WILKINSON b: 23 Apr 1661 in London England
Marriage 1 Sarah TERRILL b: 1685 in Milford, CT
More About Lewis Wilkinson and Sarah Terrill:
Marriage: December 04, 1722
Children of Lewis Wilkinson and Sarah Terrill are:
- +John Wilkinson, b. December 19, 1723, Milford, New Haven County, Connecticut, d. May 12, 1791, New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut.
- Lewis Wilkinson, b. September 20, 1722, New Milford, Litchfield County, Connecticut, d. date unknown.