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Francis Lewis

Born: 3/1713

Birthplace: Llandaff, Wales

Signed On: 8/2/1776

Signed For: New York

Died: 12/31/1802

Fun Facts:

  • Lewis spent seven years as a French prisoner of war during the French and Indian War.

  • His home was destroyed and his wife was captured by the British in 1776. She was held in poor conditions for weeks before her release.

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