Gazlay Family History

FamilyCaptain John Lewis


FatherJoseph Lewis ( - 29 November 1749)
MotherSarah Andruss (16 March 1683 - 6 March 1773)

Personal Information

Record Created: 7 August 2011; Last Edited: 2 February 2015 
NameJohn Lewis
Born 14 April 17111
Married 4 December 1734 to Mary Munn1
Married 29 May 1750 to Ame Smith1, 2
Died 24 February 17993
Buried in Oak Street Cemetery, Naugatuck, New Haven County, Connecticut3


Spouse 1FamilyMary Munn
Married 4 December 1734 to Captain John Lewis
Died 30 September 1849
Children of Captain John Lewis and Mary Munn:
1.FamilyDavid Lewis
Born April 1736
Died 1754
+2.FamilyCaptain John Lewis, Jr.
Born December 1740
Married 17 November 1763 to Sarah Gordon
3.FamilySarah Lewis
Born April 1743
Spouse 2FamilyAme Smith
Born ca. 1720
Married 29 May 1750 to Captain John Lewis
Died 26 September 1796
Children of Captain John Lewis and Ame Smith:
+1.FamilyAmy Lewis
Born 24 May 1751 in Salem, Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut
Married 1769 to Rev. Silas Constant
Died 4 January 1805 in Yorktown, Westchester County, New York
+2.FamilySamuel Smith Lewis
Born 7 September 1753
Married 22 February 1776 to Abigail Baldwin
Died 1842
3.FamilyDavid Lewis
Born 11 April 1756


  1. The History of Waterbury, Connecticut, by Henry Bronson, M.D. Waterbury: Published by Bronson Brothers, 1858. Available at Pages 518-519, genealogy of Joseph Lewis, including his son John Lewis (who first married Mary Munn and later Amy Smith); includes brief biographical and vital details of their spouses and children.
  2. Ancestors and Descendants of The Reverend Silas Constant, by Robert Lee Gazlay. 14th Edition, 8 June 2010, 91 pages. This family history includes the families of over 230 descendants of Reverend Constant to present day, with biographical sketches for numerous descendants. Extensive source citations; fully indexed. Available as a .pdf download at Gazlay Family History (website), under Sources.
  3. Find a Grave (website). Oak Street Cemetery, Naugatuck, New Haven County, Connecticut, Capt. John Lewis, born: (unknown); died: 24 February 1799 (from record); a photograph of his grave marker is difficult to read, but the caption, apparently a transcription of the grave marker, reads: “In memory of Capt. John Lewis, who died Feb. 24th 1799, in the 88th year of his age. Also Mrs. Ame (Smith) Lewis who died Sept. 26 1796 in her 76th year.”