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Mary Willis (Lee) Madison (abt. 1757 - abt. 1798)

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Mary Willis Madison formerly Lee
Born about in Warrenton, Fauquier, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Fauquier Co., Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Orange, Virginia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Jul 2014
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Parents and Siblings

Hancock (2) Lee, son of Hancock (1) and Sarah (Allerton) Lee, was born in 1709, and died near Warrenton, in Fauquier county, sometime prior to August, 1789. He lived during the later years of his life at Warrenton, in Fauquier county, but when he settled there is not known. In 1729 a Hancock Lee patented three hundred and ninety-three acres in King William county, and sold four hundred in 1751 for one hundred and fifteen pounds sterling. One of the name was justice for King George county, in 1745.
He married in 1733, Mary, daughter of Colonel Henry Willis, of Fredericksburg. Children:

  1. Willis, who went to Kentucky in 1774;
  2. Hancock (3)
  3. John (1743-1802)
  4. Henry;
  5. Richard (1753-1820) died unmarried;
  6. Sarah Alexander who married Colonel John Gillison;
  7. Mary Willis, died March 1798, who married Captain Ambrose Madison.[1]


Mary passed away on 14 Mar. 1798 in Montpelier Station, Orange County, Virginia, USA. She is buried at Montpelier Estate National Historic Site, Montpelier Station, Orange County, Virginia, USA.


  1. Edmund Jennings Lee, Lee of Virginia, p. 518, retrieved 2014-05-31, amb
  • Mayflower Families Vol. 17 p. 58, 191
  • The Dolley Madison Digital Edition. The Madison Family. Edited by Holly C. Shulman. Accessed by Michael Boynton on March 21, 2016 at 9:45 PM. [1]
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #33010094

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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Mary by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA. However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line. It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Mary:

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On 2 Oct 2018 at 22:58 GMT Michelle (Bairfield) Brooks wrote:

Lee-9546 and Lee-15410 appear to represent the same person because: Hancock Lee and Mary Willis only had one daughter named Mary. The later DoB is most likely correct since she was the baby of the family. Duplicates- please merge.

On 28 Sep 2016 at 23:42 GMT Alton Rogers wrote:

Lee-17087 and Lee-15410 appear to represent the same person because: Same persons.

Ref: Mayflower Families Isaac Allerton silver book Vol. 17 p. 191

On 23 Jul 2014 at 23:50 GMT Robin Lee wrote:

Lee-9546 and Lee-9549 appear to represent the same person because: same name, same parents, I think you need to validate the information

Mary is 20 degrees from Robin Helstrom, 18 degrees from Katy Jurado and 12 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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