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George Lee

Birthdate: (47)
Birthplace: London, Middlesex County, England
Death: November 19, 1761 (47)
Mt. Pleasant, Westmoreland, Virginia
Place of Burial: Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Hon. Richard Lee III and Martha Lee
Husband of Judith Lee; Anne Lee and Lucy Lee
Father of Richard Lee; Elizabeth Lee; George Fairfax Lee; Lancelot Lee and William Lee
Brother of Lettice Corbin and Martha Fitzhugh

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About Col. George Lee

... George married a Wormeley, who died leaving one daughter; he then married a Fairfax, nearly related to Lord Fairfax of Yorkshire, and died leaving by his last marriage three sons, that are now minors and are at school in England under the care of Mr. James Russell...

Birth: Aug. 18, 1714 Greater London, England Death: Nov. 19, 1761 Coles Point Westmoreland County Virginia, USA

Came to Va from London after the death of his father and settled at what is now know as Burnt House Field. Burial is not confirmed but is likly since he died here.

George, the only son of Richard 3, was born in England, also 2 sisters born in England and later all 3 came to Virginia after their mother (Martha Silk) died . George stayed with Uncle Thomas, ( Richard 3 brother) at the home place Machodoc/Mt. Pleasant in Westmoreland Co. Virginia. George's 2nd wife, Anne Fairfax Washington was a widow of Lawrence Washington (half-brother of George Washington) and had been left the Mt. Vernon estate from Lawrence for a lifetime and then after her death to be passed on to George Washington. Anne rented in to George Washington and when she died in 1761, George Washington finally took possession of Mt. Vernon. [ Interesting info on page 30 of the book by Paul Nagel "The Lees Of Virginia"]..

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Col. George Lee's Timeline

August 18, 1714
London, Middlesex County, England
August 13, 1739
Age 24
Died in infancy
November 21, 1750
Age 36
Mt. Pleasant, Westmoreland, Virginia
February 24, 1754
Age 39
Mt Pleasant, Westmoreland, Virginia, USA
January 19, 1756
Age 41
Mt. Pleasant,Westmorland Co,Virginia
November 17, 1758
Age 44
Westmoreland County, Virginia, United States
November 19, 1761
Age 47
Mt. Pleasant, Westmoreland, Virginia