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Rachel (Ambrose) Lee (1710 - 1770)

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Rachel Lee formerly Ambrose aka Lea
Born in Amelia, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in King and Queen, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in King and Queen, Virginiamap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Aug 2011
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This biography is a rough draft. It was auto-generated by a GEDCOM import and needs to be edited.


UPD 18 SEP 2010 21:47:03 GMT -0600

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Record ID Number: MH:I2714

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User ID: DD1828B7-D6D4-4DC6-A6D9-4ED0BBCCC57E

Wife of William Lee. She may have had other husbands. Mother of Ambrose Lee and Sarah and several other children. Possible buried at Grub Hill Cemetery Amelia Virginia. Parents Nathaniel Ambrose 1677-1745 and Sarah Eastman Ambrose 1674-1728- Find A Grave

Children:Elizabeth Greene, Zachariah Lee, Mary Walden Penn (born Lee), William Lee, Elizabeth Lee, Sarah Lee, Henry Lee, George Lee, Zachary Lee, Frances Lee, Robert Lee, Ann Lee, James Lee, Joseph Lee, Edward Lee, Betty Lee, Ambrose Thomas Preslar Lee, Andrew R Lee, Mildred Milly Lee, Lucy Lee, Barnett Lee


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  • WikiTree profile Lea-457 created through the import of Powell.ged on Jan 9, 2013 by Shaun Powell. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Shaun and others.
  • #103407591), father of Ambrose Lee (and William Lee Jr.), left a will in Amelia County, Virginia (1770; page 328). In it he names "Rachel my dearly beloved wife"... and children ... "to wit Elizabeth Clarke, Mary Walden, Ann Bennet, William Lea, Sarah Penn, Joseph Lea, Andrew Lea, Milly Dudley, Lucy Lea and John Lea and my son Ambrose Lea's (dec'd) children being seven in number. Just a few years prior to his father's death in 1764, the deceased son, Ambrose Lea (xref F.A.G. #103340960), had left his will in Amherst County, VA (Will Book 1, pages 44 thru 47). He named "my Loving Wife" and children "Son Frank", "Son George", "Son Richard" and "Daughters Elizabeth, Jeane, Suckey, and Nancy" - seven in number. It is the same number given in grandfather William Lea's record. Executors of Ambrose's will were: "My beloved Wife, George Penn, William Lee, and Gabl Penn".

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