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Family: John Lewis / Sarah Van Buskirk (F9127)

m. 16 Mar 1837


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  • Father | Male
    John Lewis

    Born  7 Mar 1807  Llynvenith, , Carmarthenshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Aug 1889   
    Buried    Central Bedeque Baptist Cemetery, Central Bedeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  16 Mar 1837  [1, 2, 3, 4]   
    Father   
    Mother   

    Mother | Female
    Sarah Van Buskirk

    Born  15 Sep 1819  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  9 Sep 1892   
    Buried    Central Bedeque Baptist Cemetery, Central Bedeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  James Van Buskirk | F3763 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Strang | F3763 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Female
    Mary Lewis

    Born  7 Dec 1837  , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Apr 1925   
    Buried     
    Spouse  James Taylor | F12543 
    Married     

    Child 2 | Female
    Susannah Lewis

    Born  17 Aug 1841  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  22 Jan 1924   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Alexander Burns | F12544 
    Married  12 May 1862   

    Child 3 | Male
    John Henry Lewis

    Born  30 Mar 1847  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Sep 1930   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Elizabeth Ann Dammerall | F12545 
    Married  15 Dec 1881   

    Sarah Jane LewisChild 4 | Female
    Sarah Jane Lewis

    Born  30 Mar 1849  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  3 Mar 1936   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Isaac Lidstone | F12546 
    Married  30 Aug 1866  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 5 | Male
    James Buskirk Lewis

    Born  13 Sep 1850  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  11 Jan 1934   
    Buried     
    Spouse  Rachel Lefurgy | F12547 
    Married     
    Spouse  Teresa Eastman | F12548 
    Married     

    Child 6 | Female
    Lavinia Lewis

    Born  18 May 1852  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  30 Oct 1932   
    Buried     
    Spouse  James Thomas Watson | F12549 
    Married     

    Annie LewisChild 7 | Female
    Annie Lewis

    Born  15 Jul 1854  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  23 Aug 1938   
    Buried    Freetown People's Cemetery, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  William MacCaull | F12550 
    Married     

    Child 8 | Male
    Jonah Lewis

    Born  24 Apr 1856  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Aug 1935   
    Buried    Central Bedeque Baptist Cemetery, Central Bedeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Frances Rogers | F12551 
    Married  8 Feb 1888   

    Child 9 | Male
    William Lewis

    Born  24 Sep 1858  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Aug 1943   
    Buried    Central Bedeque Baptist Cemetery, Central Bedeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Annabelle MacNeill | F12552 
    Married  7 Feb 1894   

    Child 10 | Female
    Matilda Lewis

    Born  19 Aug 1860  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  21 Aug 1931   
    Buried     
    Spouse  William Thorning | F12553 
    Married     

    Child 11 | Male
    Joseph Rodgers Lewis

    Born  28 Feb 1862  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  29 Mar 1937   
    Buried    Central Bedeque Baptist Cemetery, Central Bedeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Elizabeth Taylor | F12554 
    Married  3 Jul 1888   
    Spouse  Mary Anne Deacon | F12555 
    Married  6 Sep 1906   

  • Sources 
    1. [S215] Archives: PEI Heritage Foundation Files, Van Buskirk, from Margaret Loeffelbein.

    2. [S106] BOK0031 Book: Freetown - Past and Present, p.318.

    3. [S1263] Book: Van Buskirk, CS90/V221/S559., v.2, p.1098.

    4. [S1337] Electronic: The Picketts Family Gathering, viewed 14 June 2003.


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