When Elisha Lee was born on 3 March 1740, in East Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, his father, Elisha Lee, was 25 and his mother, Hephzibah Lee, was 29. He married Abigail Murdock on 4 October 1761, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1815, at the age of 75, and was buried in Stone Church Cemetery, East Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States.
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.