John Lee, of Ipswich, MA

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John Lee, of Ipswich, MA

Nicknames: "John Leigh the immigrant ancestor"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Chigwell, Essex, England
Death: Died in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of unknown father of John Lee, of Ipswich, MA and unknown mother of John Lee, of Ipswich, MA
Husband of Anne Leigh
Father of Joseph Lee/Leigh, I; John Leigh Lee; Leigh Lee; Ann Patch; Sarah Leigh Lee and 4 others

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About John Lee, of Ipswich, MA

John Lee or Leigh was born abt 1600 in England and died 8 July 1671 at (Agawam) Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts. His will dated 12 June 1671 was proved 16 September 1671.

Parents: unknown

Married:

  1. abt 1638 at Boston, Suffolk Massachusetts to Anne Hungerford

5 children of Anne Hungerford and John Lee include:

  1. John Lee b. ~1639
  2. Joseph Lee
  3. Sarah Lee b. ~1647
  4. Mary Lee b. ~1649
  5. Ann Lee b. ~1651 at Ipswich, Essex MA; d. Sep. 28, 1691 at Ipswich, Essex MA

Events

  • Sailed from Ipswich, England in 1634.

Notes

John Leigh is first mentioned in the Ipswich records in 1640 when he was granted the hay on Chebacco Way, near Labor-in-Vain Creek. In his will, he appoints his sons John and Joseph as executors and mentions Sarah Hungerfoot who lived with the family: "Item, I give unto Sarah Hungerfoot, besides what I have given her already, Twenty pound to be payd her by my two sons ten pound a piece at her marryage, Provided that she proceed orderly therein, and shall continue to live with my wife till that time in ye same way as hitherto she hath done."

Links

Sources

  • Lord, William G., History of Athol Massachusetts, Somerville Printing Company, Somerville, MA, 1953
                                                                                                                                                                            
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John Lee, of Ipswich, MA's Timeline

1600
1600
Chigwell, Essex, England
1638
1638
Age 38
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1639
1639
Age 39
UK
1643
October 16, 1643
Age 43
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
1645
1645
Age 45
1645
Age 45
Ipswich, Essex, Ma
1647
1647
Age 47
Ipswich, Essex, MA, USA
1649
1649
Age 49
Ipswich, Essex, MA, USA
1650
1650
Age 50
1653
1653
Age 53