Stephen Lee

Maleabout 1772–8 February 1855

Brief Life History of Stephen

When Stephen Lee was born about 1772, in Campbell, Albemarle, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Captain John Lee Sr., was 25 and his mother, Susanna Guthrie, was 39. He married Sarah Roach on 1 September 1804, in Washington, Virginia, United States. He died on 8 February 1855, in Campbell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 84.

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Stephen Lee
Sarah Roach
Marriage: 1 September 1804

Sources (4)

  • Stephen Lee in household of Wyatt A Lee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Stephen Lee - Published information: birth-name: Stephen Lee
  • Stephen Lee, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 September 1804Washington, Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    "Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 8

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 22

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sang, Jae, Jong, Jung, Sung, Yong, Kyung, Seung, Dong, Kwang, Myung.

    English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood or glade’.

    English: habitational name from any of the many places in England named with Old English lēah ‘wood, glade’, including Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Lee Family, (of Leesville, VA), from the Campbell Chronicles and Family Sketches, by Ruth Hairston Early

    David Lee is the first of the name in county records and appears as early as 1745 when he patented 1800 acres on Ward's Fork. In 1761 James and Mary Lee came to Bedford County with their son William. …

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