Henry Lee

MaleJanuary 1768–21 January 1838

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Lee was born in January 1768, in Berkeley, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, William Lee, was 26 and his mother, Cathren Ross, was 28. He married Mary Ridgeway about 1790, in Frederick, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 21 January 1838, in Riley Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Vigo, Indiana, United States.

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Henry Lee
Mary Sarah Donham
Marriage: about 1794
Anna Lee
William Donham Lee
Anna Lee
John Ross Lee
Rachel Lee
Rhoda Lee
Henry D. Lee
Nathaniel Lee
Jonathan Lee
David Sutton Lee
Emelia Lee
Mary Mariah Lee

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  • 1820 Census Turtle Creek, Warren, Ohio
  • Henry Lee, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1794Morgan Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 7

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


    Age 8

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

    Age 19

    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

    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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