James Bryan Lee was born on 20 Oct 1768 in Prince Edward County,Virginia, his father was Thomas Lee and his mother was Mary Bryan. He married (1) Mary Lewis about 1790. She was born about 1770 in of Hawkins Co., TN. She died before 1793. He then married (2) NANCY ANN MAYS about 1794. She was born in 1770 in Henry County,Virginia. She died on 08 Nov 1841 in Knox County, Kentucky. They had five children in 11 years. He died on December 25, 1837, in Pleasant View, Kentucky, at the age of 69.
Kentucky, Land Grants, 1782-1924 - Jillson, Willard Rouse. The Kentucky Land Grants. Vol. I-II. Louisville, KY, USA: Filson Club Publications, 1925. Grantee: James Lee Sr. Number of Acres: 100. Survey Date: 25 Oct 1832. County: Knox and Whitley. Watercourse: Big Poplar Cr. Book Number: C-2
U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872 - Ledgers of Payments, 1818-1872, to U.S. Pensioners Under Acts of 1818 Through 1858 From Records of the Office of the Third Auditor of the Treasury, 1818-1872; (National Archives Microfilm Publication T718, 23 rolls); Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, Record Group 217; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
Family Group No. 4-D by Mrs. Ercell Cooper, Phoenix, AZ and Joyce Caddell, Burgin, KY 1979.
Family records and research by Pricia Fern Burk Paulkovich.
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with James by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: