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Derosel Gee

Birthplace: Westchester, NY, USA
Death: Died in Virgil, Cortland, NY
Immediate Family:

Husband of Hannah Gee
Father of Moses Gee

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About Derosel Gee

DEROSEL GEE (WILLIAM4, JOSEPH3, JOHN2, UNKNOWN1) was born 1737, and died 1803 in Virgil, Cortland, New York. He married (1) HANNAH 1759 in Duchess Co., NY. She died November 08, 1789. He married (2) MARY 1771. She died March 1802 in Virgil, Cortland, New York.

Notes for DEROSEL GEE:

Derosel Gee, also known as Roswell Gee, was born between 1730 and 1739. He was a soldier in the French and Indian Wars, 1754-1763. He married Hannah and they had five children. Hannah left Derosel about 1771-3 and married Edward Lascelles. Derosel then married Mary.

"He was a man of iron frame and active mind and could repeat tails of tented field, of blood and carnage, that would never fail to send the blood curdling to the heart". Source: Pioneer history; of Cortland County and the border wars of New York. From the earliest period to the present time. Henry C. Goodwin p 191.

A different version has Derosel leaving Hannah marrying in the spring of the same year, Mary. Hannah remarried in Jan., 1773, Edward Lascelles in Rockland Co., NY.

Derosel is found on tax tables, So. Precinct, Dutchess, Co., NY, Feb. 1762, June 1763.

In 1790 He was living in New Cornwall, Orange Co., near brother Cornelius. Moved to Wyoming, Wilkes Barre, PA. with son John and his family after the 1790 census. Moved to Virgil, Cortland Co., in 1796. Virgil, Cortland Co, NY in 1800 census as Rozel Gee.

He fought in French Indian Wars. Also known as: Rosell, Rozel, Roswell. Burial: Gee's Hill, Virgil, Cortland, New York.

More About MARY:

"From Virgil History "The first death of an adult resident was that of Mary, wife of Derosel Gee, in March, 1802." Nancy Reddy of New York

Buried Gee's Hill, Virgil, Cortland Co., NY

Children of DEROSEL GEE and HANNAH are:

                      i. MARY GEE, b. October 12, 1760, Dutchess,New York.
              20.   ii. PVT. JOHN B. GEE, b. January 13, 1763
              21.  iii. MOSES GEE, b. June 24, 1765
                     iv. RACHAEL GEE, b. March 17, 1766, Dutchess,New York.
              22.   v. ELIZABETH GEE, b. April 07, 1770.

Child of DEROSEL GEE and MARY is:

              23.  vi. WILLIAM GEE, b. February 04, 1772

Burial: Virgil Rural Cemetery Virgil Cortland County New York, USA but he really buried in the Gee Cemetery


Joseph Gee (1731 - 1810)*
Cornelis Gee (1735 - 1810)*
Derosel Gee (1737 - 1802)
William Gee (1740 - ____)*
Sarah Gee (1742 - ____)*
John Gee (1745 - 1823)*
Nathanle Gee (1747 - 1833)*
Andrew Gee (1750 - 1816)*


William Gee (1704 - 1772)
Catherine De Rosselle Gee (1709 - 1785)


Hannah Gee (1739 - 1789)


Elizabeth Gee*
Mary Gee*
Rachel Gee*
Moses Gee (1765 - 1853)*
William Gee (1772 - 1839)*
John Gee (1788 - 1871)*

Dorsel Gee (1737-1804), son of William and Catherine Dorossell Gee, was born near Eastchester, Westchester County, New York. He and his first wife, Hannah, were married in 1759 in Duchess County, New York. They had five children, 1760-1770. He and his second wife, Mary were married in 1771. They had a son born in 1772. He died ca. 1804 near Virginil, Cortland County, New York. Descendants listed lived in New York, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Ohio, and elsewhere.

Derosel Gee was born in 1737 in Eastchester, Westchester County, New York, USA, The Son of William Gee and Catherine De Rosselle.

Derosel Gee married Hannah Forguson on 1759. Derosel Gee married Mary on 1771.

Derosel Gee had 6 children. Their names are Mary Gee, John B. Gee, Moses Gee, Rachel Gee, Elizabeth Gee, and William Gee.

Derosel Gee passed away in 1803 in Virgil, Cortland, New York.

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Derosel Gee's Timeline

Westchester, NY, USA
Age 22
Dutchess, NY, USA
June 24, 1765
Age 28
Eastchester, Westchester, NY, USA
Age 66
Virgil, Cortland, NY