The Lewis Families in Marion County, South Carolina
The earliest "recorded" Lewis in Marion County is Solomon Lewis, arriving in the late 1730s or early 1740s, coming from the present-day area of Town Creek, Brunswick County, NC. Solomon's younger cousin, William Lewis, arrived in the late 1760s from Bertie County, NC, with his wife Mourning Van Pelt and two children and settled in Horry County. Many of this William Lewis's children moved into Marion County. Solomon and William established a dynasty of Lewises in both Marion County and Horry County, South Carolina that continues today. Some moved on "south and west" as was so popular in the early 1800s.

The Family of Solomon Lewis

The Family of William Lewis

Other Lewis Families in Marion Co.

Timeline of ALL Known Lewis Men in Marion County - 1700 to 1850

Brief History of Marion County

Maps of Marion County 

 Early Lewis Families in South Carolina

SC State Land Grants

 Deed Research

Marriages in Marion County

 US Census Data 

Revolutionary War

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