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John LEE Notes
(son of Capt. Edward LEE Sr s/o John LEE Senr)

Updated October 13, 2006

Letter dated 25 Dec 1845, Petersburg,VA, written in part by John Lee (merchant) and in part by his wife, Martha, to Josephus Gregory of Lunenburg Co., VA (Josephus Gregory was husb. of John Lee's sister Mary Elizabeth"Betsy") showing they were somewhat newcomers to Petersburg (Dinwiddie Co., VA). .

A study of the Blandford Cemetery records of Petersburg and the Petersburg Censuses show the below is John's widow and children.
1860 Census Petersburg, VA., Dinwiddie Co.
East Ward
1578/1551
all born VA
John H. Lee 22, bookkeeper
Martha Lee 47
Isabella G. Lee 19
James W. Lee 17 clerk
Nathaniel A. Lee 14
George Reed 30, com? Merchant
John R. Turner, 22, clerk (married Isabella G. Lee)

Censuses and cemetery records show widow Martha remarried to Giles Harris (not the same as Giles Harris, physician, of Charlotte Co., then Mecklenburg Co., VA, then KY).

— Jo Lee Gregory Spears

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