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Near Charlottesville in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Revolutionary Soldiers Graves

 
 
Revolutionary Soldiers Graves Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2007
1. Revolutionary Soldiers Graves Marker
Inscription. Jesse Pitman Lewis (d. March 8, 1849), of the Virginia Militia, and Taliaferro Lewis (d. July 12, 1810), of the Continental Line, two of several brothers who fought in the War for Independence, are buried in the Lewis family cemetery 100 yards south of this marker.
 
Erected 1976 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number W-163.)
 
Location. 38° 2.697′ N, 78° 30.996′ W. Marker is near Charlottesville, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker is on Ivy Road (Business U.S. 250) near Colonnade Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Occupation of Charlottesville (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); Technical Sergeant Frank D. Peregory (approx. 0.6 miles away); James Monroe’s First Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); Henry Martin (approx. 0.9 miles away); Edgar Allan Poe (approx. 0.9 miles away); University of Virginia (approx. 0.9 miles away); Thomas Jefferson Monument (approx. one mile away); William Holding Echols (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Charlottesville.
 
More about this marker.
Revolutionary War and Civil War Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 1, 2007
2. Revolutionary War and Civil War Markers
Marker is a few hundred feet from the Charlottesville city line.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Jesse Pitman Lewis Family Burial Ground image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, August 16, 2009
3. Jesse Pitman Lewis Family Burial Ground
Located on the grounds of the University Heights apartment complex
Jesse Pitman Lewis grave site image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, August 15, 2009
4. Jesse Pitman Lewis grave site
Headstone: Jesse Lewis, Va. Mil., Rev. War

DAR Plaque:
Jesse Pittman Lewis, Revolutionary Soldier, 1763 1849
Placed by the Jack Jouett Chapter NSDAR June 14, 1976

Grave:
Underneath this slab repose the bodies of Jesse Lewis and of Nancy, his wife He was born on the 13th of May, 1763, and died on the 8th day of March 1849. She was born on the 21st of March 1764, and died on the 2nd Nov. 1849 They were married on the 13th April 1786 and lived together for 63 years uninterrupted harmony and in the universal respect of all who knew them for their integrity and uprightness.
Taliaferro Lewis grave site image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, August 15, 2009
5. Taliaferro Lewis grave site
‘In’
memory of
TALIAFERRO LEWIS
A veteran
of the Revolution
Born February 4th 1754
Anb[sic] Died July 12th 1810

A brother’s love
Erects this with a sigh
A brother’s hope
Still follows thee on high"

head stone erected by Jesse Lewis
 
 
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