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Catherine Lee (Graves)

Also Known As: "Lea"
Birthplace: Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
Death: Died in Caswell, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Graves, of Spotsylvania and Sarah Ann Graves
Wife of William Lee, Sr. and William Lea
Mother of Samuel Lee; Ann Nancy Lee; Nancy Lawler; Nancy Ann Lea; Green Lea and 10 others
Sister of Capt. William Graves; David Graves; Rice Graves; Thomas Graves; Solomon Graves and 10 others
Half sister of Eleanor Kimbrough; John Graves and Mary Graves

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About Catherine Lee

Catherine Graves was born about 1737 in Spotsylvania Co., VA. She married William Lee. He was born about 1738 died in Nov. 1808 in Shelby Co., KY. There are seven known children.

The actual proof of Catherine's ancestry has not been found. It seems likely that Catherine was a daughter of Thomas Graves (born 1691) and Ann Davenport, descended from Capt. Thomas Graves of Virginia. She is listed by some researchers as a daughter of Thomas Graves and Eleanor, but no proof for that can be found either. The first option, daughter of Thomas Graves and Ann Davenport, is the most widely accepted.

Children of William Lee and wife Catherine Graves:

  • Samuel Lee, b. 26 April 1763, m(1) Olive Willis, 15 July 1798, m(2) Mary Margaret Mitchell, 15 Jan. 1813, d.c. 1844.
  • William Lee Jr., b. 28 Aug. 1768, m. Jane Mitchell, 11 Feb. 1792, d. 26 Dec. 1844.
  • Nancy Lee, b. 1765-70, m. James Lawler, 12 July 1790, d. after 1830.
  • John Lee, b.c. 1766-71, m. Elizabeth Mitchell, 18 Oct. 1798, d. 1844.
  • Winney Lee, b.c. 1772, m. Samuel Wilson, 18 Oct. 1792, d. 1850.
  • Caty Lee, b.c. 1774.
  • Richard Lee, b.c. 1776, m. Celia Settles.

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Catherine Lee's Timeline

Spotsylvania, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States
Age 22
Age 26
April 26, 1763
Age 32
Richmond, VA, USA
Age 34
Age 37
Age 41
Age 41
Caswell, North Carolina, United States
Age 41