William Lea

about 1696–15 February 1759
Davenport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Lea was born about 1696, in Davenport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Alice Bragginton on 26 December 1723, in Pebworth, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He was buried in Pebworth, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom.

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William Lea
1696–1759
Alice Bragginton
1692–1734
Marriage: 26 December 1723
George Lea
1726–1733
William Lea
1731–
John Lee
1733–1734

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 December 1723
Pebworth, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Lee .2 Dutch: patronymic from a Germanic personal name formed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + hardi ‘strong’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Willielmi Lea in entry for Anna Lea, "England, Cheshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1598-1900"
  • Wm Leae in entry for Wm Leae, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Lee in entry for John Lee, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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