Francis Lewis, Jr. (1749-1814)

Dry Goods Merchant & Stock and Insurance Broker of New York

His father set him up in business under Francis Lewis & Son, Dry Goods Merchants. After his father died he partnered with Augustus H. Lawrence as Lewis & Lawrence of 40 Wall Street, Stock and Insurance Brokers, making a "large fortune".  In 1775, he married Elizabeth, sister of Daniel Ludlow, President of the Manhattan Company. They had eleven children of whom seven (listed) survived to adulthood.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 23/08/2022 and last updated on 06/01/2024.