Georgia Family Group Sheet for the John REWIS Family


Husband: John REWIS
Birthdate: Circa 1760
Birthplace: South Carolina?
Death date: 1843
Place of death: Tattnall County, Georgia
Burial: Rewis Family Cemetery, Tattnall County, Georgia
Father:
Mother:

Marriage date: Circa 1800
Marriage place: Georgia ?

Wife: Mary (Free Woman of Color)
Birthdate: Circa 1764
Birthplace: South Carolina
Death date: After 1850
Place of death: Tattnall County, Georgia
Burial: Rewis Family Cemetery, Tattnall County, Georgia
Father:
Mother:

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: John REWIS
Sex: Male
Birthdate: 1802
Birthplace: Montgomery County Georgia
Death date: 1870
Place of death: Ware County, Georgia
Burial:
Marriage date: Both in Georgia
Marriage place:
Spouse's name: 1st Nancy WILKERSON, 2nd Levicy DRIGGERS

Child No. 2: Easter REWIS
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 1805
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Georgia
Death date:
Place of death: Georgia
Burial: Not Known
Marriage date: February 28, 1830
Marriage place: Tattnall County, Georgia
Spouse's name: Charles MCCOLLOUGH

Child No. 3: Robert Daniel REWIS
Sex: Male
Birthdate: 1809
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Georgia
Death date: 1856
Place of death: Bayport, Hernando County, Florida
Burial: Bayport, Florida
Marriage date: January 01, 1829
Marriage place: Reidsville, Tattnall County, Georgia
Spouse's name: Bethany ANDERSON

Child No. 4: Susan REWIS
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 1810
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Georgia
Death date: 1872
Place of death: Georgia
Burial:
Marriage date: Circa 1830
Marriage place: Georgia
Spouse's name: Benjamin D. DAVIS

Child No. 5: Matilda REWIS
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 1810
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Georgia
Death date: Aft. 1880
Place of death: Tattnall County, Georgia
Burial: Georgia
Marriage date: June 9, 1840
Marriage place: Tattnall County, Georgia
Spouse's name: Josiah SIKES (1804-1864)

Child No. 6: James Jackson REWIS
Sex: Male
Birthdate: 1811
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Georgia
Death date: 1880
Place of death: Tattnall County, Georgia
Burial: Rewis Family Cemetery, Tatnall Co., Georgia
Marriage date:
Marriage place: Tattnall County, Georgia
Spouse's name: Jensy POWELL

Child No. 7: Mary REWIS
Sex: Female
Birthdate: 1812
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Georgia
Death date:
Place of death:
Burial:
Marriage date:
Marriage place:
Spouse's name:
 

Documentation:
* Research of John Albert Burnett.
* John Rewis (last names has been spelled various ways: Rewis, Ruis, Ruise, Rues, Ruiz). He was a deer hunter and trader who lived first in Montgomery County, Georgia, later in Emmanuel County and finally in Tattnall County, Georgia. He served in the War of 1812--Captain Perkins Co., 2nd Regt. Artillery (Georgia). He was a volunteer. He filed a will on February 19, 1825 which was probated July 3, 1843. His wife Mary and children were listed in early census as Free Persons of Color. The same was listed for his brother Thomas Rewis' wife and children. He is buried along with his wife and some of his children at the Rewis Family Cemetery near Cobbtown, Tattnall County, Georgia. He amassed large landholdings during his life times and left a large number of descendants who live in Georgia and Florida.
 


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