Merriwether Explorer Lewis  ‎(I265)‎
Name:
Merriwether Explorer Lewis

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 18 August 1774 36 22 "Locust Hill" plantation, Albemarle Co, VA
Death: 17 October 1809 ‎(Age 35)‎ Natchez Trace Nashville, , TN

Personal Facts and Details
Appointed   Governor of Territory of Louisiana

Birth 18 August 1774 36 22 "Locust Hill" plantation, Albemarle Co, VA

Birth place 1774 Charlottsville, VA ‎(Meriwether‎, 1855)

Burial 1809 ‎(Age 34)‎ Grinder's Inn, Natchez Trace, near Nashville, TN

Death 17 October 1809 ‎(Age 35)‎ Natchez Trace Nashville, , TN

Reference Number 265
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Parents Family  (F145)
William Lt. Lewis
1738 -
Lucy Meriwether
1752 - 1837
Merriwether Explorer Lewis
1774 - 1809
Jane Lewis
1770 -
Lucinda Lewis
1772 -
Reuben Lewis
1777 -

Step-Parent Family  (F147)
John Marks
- 1792
Lucy Meriwether
1752 - 1837
John Hastings Marks
1785 -
Mary Garland Marks
1788 -

Immediate Family  (F146)
Private
-


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lived from age 9-12 in GA
age 18 ran "Locust Hill" plantaion in VA
private in Volunteer Corp, VA for Whiskey Rebelion 1794
US ARmy 1795 Capt.
1801 Washinton DC w President Thomas Jefferson
1804 Corps of Discovery: up Missouri River from St. Louis through Louisana Territory to Pacific Ocean. at age 30.
1806 became governor of Louisiana Territory
1809- killed on trip to washington DC on Natchez Trace, near now Nashville TN. Gunshots to chest AND head.


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Family with Parents
Father
William Lt. Lewis ‎(I264)‎
Birth 1738 37 33 third child Locust Hill, Albemarle, VA
14 years
Mother
 
Lucy Meriwether ‎(I266)‎
Birth 4 February 1752 38 34 8th child Albemarle, Albemarle, VA
Death 8 September 1837 ‎(Age 85)‎

Marriage: 1769
6 years
#1
Merriwether Explorer Lewis ‎(I265)‎
Birth 18 August 1774 36 22 "Locust Hill" plantation, Albemarle Co, VA
Death 17 October 1809 ‎(Age 35)‎ Natchez Trace Nashville, , TN
-5 years
#2
Sister
Jane Lewis ‎(I464)‎
Birth 1770 32 17 Bio, online
2 years
#3
Sister
Lucinda Lewis ‎(I913)‎
Birth 1772 34 19 VA
5 years
#4
Brother
Reuben Lewis ‎(I1013)‎
Birth 1777 39 24 Bio, online
Mother's Family with John Marks
Step-Father
John Marks ‎(I1006)‎
Death 1792
Mother
Lucy Meriwether ‎(I266)‎
Birth 4 February 1752 38 34 8th child Albemarle, Albemarle, VA
Death 8 September 1837 ‎(Age 85)‎
#1
Half-Brother
John Hastings Marks ‎(I530)‎
Birth 1785 32
3 years
#2
Half-Sister
Mary Garland Marks ‎(I911)‎
Birth 1788 35
Family with unknown
Merriwether Explorer Lewis ‎(I265)‎
Birth 18 August 1774 36 22 "Locust Hill" plantation, Albemarle Co, VA
Death 17 October 1809 ‎(Age 35)‎ Natchez Trace Nashville, , TN
#1
Daughter