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Daniel Lee

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Willington, Tolland, CT
Death: Died in Stanstead, QC, Canada
Immediate Family:

Son of Elias Lee and Sarah Lee (Boyce)
Husband of Sarah Whittaker
Father of Rev. Jason Lee
Brother of Jerusha Main (Lee)

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About Daniel Lee

DAR Ancestor #: A068490 (see document attached)

"He marched to the relief of Boston, at the time of the Lexington alarm.During the Revolutiona ry war, he and his brother Jedediah served in Capt.Jonathan Parker's Co., of Willington,--wer e in service about New York inthe summer and fall of 1776, and at the battle of White Plains , Oct. 28of that year. This Company served at the Brooklyn front at battle of LongIsland, Aug . 27, 1776,--in retreat to New York,--and in retreat from NewYork, Sept. 15. He was Sergean t of a Company for defense of Lyme, 1779,and was a pensioner under act of 1818. About 1783, h e removed toPittsford, Vt., where the records show several land transfers.

He resided there till 1797, when he removed to what is now known as RockIsland, P. Q., just a cross the national boundary, then a new country, andalmost an unbroken wilderness. A few year s later, he sold hisimprovements to his brother Jedediah, and located about six miles farther north in the township of Stanstead, where he was one of the firstsettlers, and where he resid ed till his death."

Sources

  • The Lineage and National Allegiance of Jason Lee. F. H. Grubbs. The Quarterly of the Oregon Historical Society , Vol. 7, No. 3 (Sep., 1906), pp. 288-290. Published by: Oregon Historical Society. Article Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20609698

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Daniel Lee's Timeline

1753
January 20, 1753
Willington, Tolland, CT
1777
January 8, 1777
Age 23
1803
June 27, 1803
Age 50
Stanstead, QC, Canada
1806
July 1, 1806
Age 53
Stanstead, QC, Canada