Meriwether Lewis

Ancestry of
Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition


    Henry Woodhouse

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    • 8th Generation — 5th Great-grandfather of Meriwether Lewis
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    • 1624 
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    • There seems to be some discrepancy as to who Sir Henry's father was. Some say John Woodhouse, and others Sir William Woodhouse and his wife Elizabeth Calthorpe.

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  • Sources for Henry Woodhouse

    • 1 Crozier, William Armstrong, ed., Virginia Heraldica Being a Registry of Virginia Gentry Entitled to Coat Armor with Genealogical Notes of the Families, New York: The Genealogical Association (1908), 81-82.
    • 2 Davis, Lottie Wright, Records of Lewis, Meriwether and Kindred Families; Genealogical Records of Minor, Davis, . . ., Columbia, MO: Artcraft Press (1951), 152.
    • 3 Mackenzie, George Norbury, ed., Colonial Families of the United States of America, New York: Grafton Press (1907), 74.
    • 4 Wurts, John S., Magna Charta, New York: Brookfield Publishing Company (1942), 1655.