Henry Black-Horse Lee, IV (1787 - 1837) MP

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Nicknames: "Darkhorse Harry", "Black Horse"
Birthplace: Stratford,Westmoreland Co,Virginia
Death: Died in Paris,France
Occupation: Speaker and writer for John C. Calhoun and Andrew Jackson, historian and author
Managed by: James Hutchison
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About Henry Black-Horse Lee, IV

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Lee_IV

Henry (Black Horse Harry) Lee IV (28 May 1787 – 30 January 1837) was a Biographer and historian, born in Stratford, Virginia, to Major General "Light Horse Harry" and Matilda Lee. He was a half-brother of General Robert E. Lee.

In 1808 he graduated from William and Mary College. He served as a speech writer for the statesman John C. Calhoun as well as presidential candidate Andrew Jackson. When Jackson won he helped to write the inaugural address. President Jackson rewarded Lee by a consular appointment to Algeria; the Senate, however, refused the confirmation. His remaining seven years of his life he traveled abroad dying in Paris, France.

On 29 March 1817 he married Anne Robinson McCarty, daughter of Daniel McCarty and Margaret Robinson. Anne and Henry had one child, Margaret, born in the Autumn of 1818. Barely two years later she died in a tragic accident.

-------------------- Birth: May 28, 1787 Westmoreland County Virginia, USA Death: Jan. 30, 1837 Paris Ile-de-France, France

Officer in 12th US Infantry Regiment during the War of 1812 Last of the Lee family to live at Stratford VA

Married to Anne Robinson McCarty daugther of Daniel McCarty and Margaret Robinson. Anne sister was Elizabeth McCarty Stroke

Both Anne and Elizabeth were descendants of the Lee Family-their father's mother was Ann {Lee} Fitzhugh McCarty daugther of Colonel Richard Lee II

Anne Robinson McCarty Lee b. 1797 Pope's Creek, westmoreland Co Va-d. August 27, 1840 Passy France

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Henry "Black Horse Harry" Lee IV's Timeline

1787
May 28, 1787
Stratford,Westmoreland Co,Virginia
1817
March 30, 1817
Age 29
Westmoreland, VA.
1818
1818
Age 30
Stratford Plant., Westmoreland, VA.
1837
January 30, 1837
Age 49
Paris,France
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Sold, Stratford
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Paris, France