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Anne Lee (Aylett)

Birthplace: Stratford, Westmoreland, Virginia, USA
Death: Died in Westmoreland County, VA, USA
Place of Burial: Coles Point, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Capt. William Aylett, III and Elizabeth Steptoe
Wife of Richard Henry Lee, signer of the "Declaration of Independence"
Mother of Thomas Jesse Lee; Col. Ludwell Lee, Esq.; Mary Washington; Hannah Washington and Marybelle Lee
Sister of Mary Lee
Half sister of James "Jemmie" Steptoe, Jr.

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About Anne Lee

Richard married first on December 5, 1757, Anne Aylett (1738–1768), daughter of William Aylett and Elizabeth Eskridge (1719).

Anne died December 12, 1768 at Chantille, Westmoreland County., Virginia. The couple had four surviving children:

  1. Thomas Lee (1758–1805).
  2. Col. Ludwell Lee, Esq. (1760–1836), who married Flora Lee (1771–1795), daughter of Hon. Philip Ludwell Lee, Sr., Esq. (1727–1775) and Elizabeth Steptoe (1743–1789), who married secondly, Philip Richard Fendall I (1734–1805).
  3. Mary Lee (1764–1795).
  4. Hannah Lee (1765–1801), who married Hon. Corbin Washington (1764–1799), son of Col. John Augustine Washington (1736–1787) and Hannah Bushrod (1738–1801).
  5. Marybelle Lee (1768), who died in infancy.


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Anne Lee's Timeline

Stratford, Westmoreland, Virginia, USA
October 20, 1758
Age 20
Westmoreland, Virginia, USA
October 13, 1760
Age 22
Chantilly, Westmoreland, Virginia
July 28, 1764
Age 26
Chantilly, Westmoreland, Virginia
Age 27
Chantilly, Westmoreland County, Virginia
December 12, 1768
Age 30
Westmoreland County, VA, USA
December 1768
Age 30
Coles Point, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
Age 30
Virginia, United States