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George Lee (abt. 1790 - 1843)

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George Lee
Born about in Kentucky, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married in Opelousas, St. Landry, Louisiana, USmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Opelousas, St Landry Parish, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 7 May 2012
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George Lee, son of Mark Lee and Anne "Nancy" Keys was born in Kentucky c. 1790, and was baptized on his wedding day in order to give his bride a church wedding:

"LEE, George - native of "le Kenteuke" [Kentucky], brought here by his father & mother into this country since his childhood (deceased Mark - from Maryland [sic] & Nanci KAIS - also from Maryland) [sic-- other records say "from Virginia"]
bt. 7 Nov. 1815 as an adult aged 24 years on 15 March last.
He doesn't know his grandparents names.
Spons: Robert HUFFMAN & Susan CLARK.
Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.62)" [1]

He married Rachel Clark on November 7, 1815 in St Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas, Louisiana:

"LEE, George - 25 years old; native of Kentucky - inhabitant of this parish since childhood (major son of dec. Mark - originally from Maryland and Anne KAIS - also from Maryland and inhabitant of this parish for many years)
m. 7 Nov. 1815
Rachel CLARK - native of this parish (minor daughter of John - native of Baltimore & Sarah ROBERT - native of this parish for many years)
Wits: Robert HUFFMAN, Jean CLARK - father of the bride, John LEE, Nemehie PARISH, Denis STEVEN, William LEE - all inhabitants of this parish.
Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.1-A, p.273)" [1]
  1. Eloise or Eliza Lee (1816) [2]
  2. George Miles Lee (1818) [3]
  3. Lucinda Lee (1820) [4]
  4. Melissa Lee (1824) [5]
  5. Emilie Lee (1826) [6]
  6. Rebecca Anne Lee (1829) [7]
  7. Oscar Lee (1832) [8]
  8. Sarah Ann Lee (c.1834)[9]
  9. Austin Lee (c.1836)[9]

George Lee died after c.1836 and before September of 1843, when his succession was filed in Opelousas, Louisiana:

"LEE, George M. m. Rachael CLARK -
  1. Eliza m. Meredith WHITE
  2. Lucinde m. Barton YOUNG
  3. George Miles
  4. Melisa
  5. Lise
  6. Rebecca
  7. Ann
  8. Oscar
  9. Sarah Ann
  10. Ostin
In Succession dated 9 Sept. 1843 (Opel. Ct. Hse.: Succ. #1076)" [1] [9]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Hebert, Donald J. "Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900" ("SWLR"), CD #101(Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Pub. Div., 2001).
  2. "LEE, Aloyse [Eloise] (George - native of Kentucky & Rachel CLARCK - from here)
    b. 30 June 1816, bt. 7 Jan. 1817
    Pats: Mark LEE & Anne KAIS - from Maryland;
    Mats: John CLARK - from Maryland & Sarah ROBERT - from here;
    Spons: Henry BIDAMON & Lanie, widow of David ALANE. [Not clear about these sponsors.]
    Fr. Michel Bernard BARRIERE (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.94)," Hebert, "SWLR"
  3. "LEE, George Mails [Miles] (George & Rachel CLARK)
    b. 19 Sept. 1818, bt. 4 Sept. 1819
    Pats: Mark LEE & Nancy KEYS;
    Mats: John CLARK & Sally ROBERTS.
    Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.182)," Hebert, "SWLR"
  4. "LEE, Lucinda (George & Rachel CLARK)
    b. 6 Sept. 1820, bt. 25 Nov. 1823
    Pats: Mark LEE & Elisabeth RIVS [REEVES];
    Mats: Jhon CLARK & Saly ROBERTS;
    Spons: Samuel REED & Mary RICCHE.
    Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.279)," Hebert, "SWLR"
  5. "LEE, Melissa (George & Rachel CLARK)
    b. 25 Jan. 1824, bt. 28 Dec. 1826
    Spons: Antoine KING & Magdelaine CHAIBLE.
    Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.361)," Hebert, "SWLR"
  6. "LEE, Emilie (George & Rachel CLARK)
    b. 8 Oct. 1826, bt. 28 Dec. 1826
    Spons: Joseph ANSELM & Helene GORNET [GURNETT].
    Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.2, p.362)," Hebert, "SWLR"
  7. "LEE, Rebecca Ann (George & Rachel CLARK)
    b. 18 Oct. 1829, bt. 11 July 1839
    Spons: Michel McCROMIK [McCORMICK] & Marianne LEE.
    Fr. Flavius Henri ROSSI (Opel. Ch.: v.4, p.121)," Hebert, "SWLR"
  8. "LEE, Offear (George & Rachel CLARK)
    b. 7 April 1832 (Opel. Ch.: v. 4, p. 121)," Hebert, "SWLR"
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Hebert is citing Opelousas Court House (Opelousas, LA) Successions Record #1076.

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  • WikiTree profile Lee-4300 started through the import of Tom Roland Family Tree.ged on May 6, 2012 by Tom Roland. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Tom and others.

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On 30 Oct 2018 at 21:36 GMT Gary Kueber wrote:

Lee-4283 and Lee-25851 appear to represent the same person because: Duplicate - thanks

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