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George Lee

Birthdate:
Birthplace: London, England
Death: Died in Mt. Pleasant, Westmoreland, VA
Place of Burial: Burnt House Field , Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Hon. Richard Lee III and Martha Silk
Husband of Judith (Wormeley) Lee m.1; Lucy Grymes and Anne Fairfax Washington Lee m.2
Father of Richard Lee; Elizabeth Lee; George Fairfax Lee; Lancelot LEE; William Lee and 1 other
Brother of Lettice Corbin; Martha Fitzhugh and Moses Lee

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About Col.George Lee

... George married a Wormeley, who died leaving one daughter; he then married a Fairfax, nearly related to Lord Fairfax of Yorkshire, and died leaving by his last marriage three sons, that are now minors and are at school in England under the care of Mr. James Russell... -------------------- Birth: Aug. 18, 1714 Greater London, England Death: Nov. 19, 1761 Coles Point Westmoreland County Virginia, USA

Came to Va from London after the death of his father and settled at what is now know as Burnt House Field. Burial is not confirmed but is likly since he died here. -------------------- George, the only son of Richard 3, was born in England, also 2 sisters born in England and later all 3 came to Virginia after their mother (Martha Silk) died . George stayed with Uncle Thomas, ( Richard 3 brother) at the home place Machodoc/Mt. Pleasant in Westmoreland Co. Virginia. George's 2nd wife, Anne Fairfax Washington was a widow of Lawrence Washington (half-brother of George Washington) and had been left the Mt. Vernon estate from Lawrence for a lifetime and then after her death to be passed on to George Washington. Anne rented in to George Washington and when she died in 1761, George Washington finally took possession of Mt. Vernon. [ Interesting info on page 30 of the book by Paul Nagel "The Lees Of Virginia"]..

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Col.George Lee's Timeline

1714
August 18, 1714
London, England
1738
September 30, 1738
Age 24
Middlesex Co.,VA
1739
August 13, 1739
Age 24
Died in infancy
1750
November 21, 1750
Age 36
Mt. Pleasant, Westmoreland, Virginia
1752
December 16, 1752
Age 38
Va
1754
February 24, 1754
Age 39
Westmoreland Co.,VA
1756
January 19, 1756
Age 41
Mt. Pleasant,Westmorland Co,Virginia
1758
November 17, 1758
Age 44
Mt. Pleasant, Westmoreland, VA
1761
November 19, 1761
Age 47
Mt. Pleasant, Westmoreland, VA
1771
1771
Age 47
Washington, Washington, PA, USA