Gideon Shepard Lewis1

M, b. 1792, d. 1865
FatherWilliam Lewis b. 1756, d. 1841
MotherExperience Rice b. 31 Jul 1760, d. 31 Jan 1827
     Gideon Shepard Lewis In Feb 1816, Samuel C. Lewis, Gideon Lewis and Roswell Lewis, b rothers, and Elias and Amos Clift, ant their sister, Esther Clif t, started from Poultney, Vt., and, traveling with a lumber wago n, arrived in Gaines March 19th, haveing been twenty-five days m aking the jouney. Arba Chubb arrived in teh town (Gaines) with h is wife and child on the 15th, and, finding no better accomodati ons they quartered in the old log house built by Mrs. Noah Burge ss, which had not been inhabited for some time, and about whic h the snow was piled to a considerable eight. The Lewis brothers , having no other shelter, occupied this house with them. On th e night after their arrival, and while they were all asleep, th e stone chimney, which had been unsettled by the thawing of th e earth at its base, fell in with a loud crash, but fortunatel y none of the party were hurt. Samuel and Gideon Lewis bought a n article for a hundred and twenty-five acres of land of Lansin g Bailey. This lot was located in Gaines Basin, and Bailey had e rected a log cabin on the land, getting their cooking and wasin g done by Mrs. Bailey, and working for Bailey every seventh da y in payment for the service. Roswell Lewis returned to Vermon t after a three years' residence in Gaines.' p. 228-229
.' He appeared on the census of 1830 at Gaines, Orleans County , New York. He was circa 1850 at Gaines, Orleans County, New Yor k, Farmer. He appeared on the census of 1850 at Gaines, Orlean s County, Massachusetts. He was circa 1855 at Gaines, Orleans Co unty, New York, Farmer. He appeared on the census of 1855 at Gai nes, Orleans County, New York, The census of 1855 lists a Josep h Plummer as servant, 19 years of age and born in England. He ap peared on the census of 1865 at Gaines, Orleans County, New York , Living with their daughter and son-in-law and family, August a & Alonzo Morgan. He married Betsey Shelley. Gideon Shepard Lewis was born in 1792.1 He married Betsey Mason in 1818.1 Gideon Shepard Lewis died in 1865.1

Family 1

Betsey Shelley b. 1799
Relationships5th cousin 7 times removed of Kristina Lee Hewitt
5th cousin 5 times removed of Lewis Henry Hewitt
4th cousin 6 times removed of Sandra Marie Foster
5th cousin 7 times removed of Brandon Charles Gilby
5th cousin 7 times removed of Tiffany Doreen Hewitt
ChartsDescendants of Edmund Rice
Descendants of Edward Frost


  1. [S28] Unknown author, Ancestry World Tree - various entries.
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