Below is the study of Lewis and David that Barbara Poythress Wolfe posted
to the web page. It answers some of your questions, but not all. Will be
interested in what Barbara Neal adds...
26 Dec 1792 Marriage Bond of Lewis Poythress and Patsey Giles, Surety:
Meredith Poythress; Sealed and delivered in the presence of Newman Dortch.
Mecklenburg Cty. Marriage Bonds and Consent papers, 1770-1810 "P" Reel 58,
2 Mar 1796 John and Martha Cleaton sold 98 acres in Mecklenburg to Lewis
Poythress. Abstracted from Deed 10, page 62, Film #0032536 of Mecklenburg
13 Jan 1801 Lewis Poythress sold to John Giles 100 acres in Mecklenburg
County. Abstracted from Mecklenburg Cty Deeds, p. 605
4 Nov 1801 Thomas Watson and his wife Susanna Watson sold 104 acres to
Lewis in Mecklenburg. Abstracted from Mecklenburg Cty. Deeds, p. 47.
9 Apr 1802 Marriage Bond of Lewis and Rebecca B. Taylor, Surety: Thomas
Watson, in the presence of John Dortch.
3 Nov 1813 Dennis Bafs (probably Bass) sold 33 acres to Lewis Poythress in
Mecklenburg County. Abstracted from Mecklenburg County Deeds.
20 April 1816 Grief Harwell sold 138 acres to Lewis in Mecklenburg County.
Abstracted from Mecklenburg County Deeds.
18 Oct 1845 Bill of Sale on property from Lewis Poythress, Sr. to youngest
sons Lewis Y. Poythress, Jr. and Thomas M. Poythress. Mecklenburg County
Deed Book 31 1843-1845 Reel 15 p. 605.
17 Dec 1827 Marriage Record of David Poythress and Mary Speed Dortch
Consent: Ann Dortch, mother ;Witnesses, Isaac Taylor and Elizabeth C.
Dortch. Mecklenburg Cty Marriages Bonds and Consent Papers 1825-1828 Reel
66, p. 698-700.
21 Jan 1832 Consent by Lewis and Rebecca Poythress for daughter Rebecca to
marry Benjamin Standley. Witness: David Poythress. Ibid. 1831-1835 A-Z Reel
68 p. 265-269.
14 Sep 1837 John M. Parkinson sold 100 acres in Mecklenburg to David
Poythress. Mecklenburg County Deed Book 27, 1836-1838 Reel 13, p.331-332.
15 Aug 1844 Lewis Poythress sold 143 1/2 acres in Mecklenburg to David
Poythress. Ibid. Book 31 1843-1845 Reel 15 p. 253-254.
15 Mar 1848 Marriage Bond of David Poythress and Sally Dortch by David and
Benjamin Standley; Witness J. J. Daly. Warren County Marriage Bonds in
North Carolina State Archives.
16 Oct 1848 Marriage Consent by David for his daughter Martha Jane
Poythress to John Tucker. Mecklenburg County Marriage Bonds and Consent
papers of Minister's Returns 1848-1850. A-Z Reel 73 p. 55 and 60.
4 Nov 1852 Hartwell Arnold sold 321 1/2 acres in Mecklenburg to David
Poythress. Mecklenburg County Deed Book 34 1852-1855 Reel 17, p.87-88.