Alex Lea

1783–
Caswell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Alex

When Alex Lea was born in 1783, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States, his father, Carter Lea, was 27 and his mother, Patty Hubbard Mc Niell, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Carter Lea
1756–1831
Patty Hubbard Mc Niell
1753–1794
Alex Lea
1783–
Nancy Lea
1784–
Martha Patsy Lee
1787–
Pheby Lea
1788–
Nancy Lea
1792–
Elizabeth Lea
1793–
Ira Carter Lea II
1797–1859
Carter Lea
1797–1859

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World Events (3)

1783 · A Free America

Age 0

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 6

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.

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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