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Elizabeth Lee (Bell)

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Orange, VA
Death: 1824 (75-83)
Logan, Russell, Kentucky
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Captain Thomas Bell and Isabella "Belle" Yocum (Taylor)
Wife of Major John Lee
Mother of John Hancock Lee, I; Lewis Lee; Sarah O. Crittenden; Elizabeth Wilkerson; Lucinda Call and 2 others
Sister of John Bell

Managed by: Martin Severin Eriksen
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About Elizabeth Lee

Elizabeth Bell c. 1745-1824

Parents: Thomas Bell 1715- and Elizabeth Taylor 1740-

Husband: John Lee 1740-1802

Elizabeth Bell as the daughter of Thomas Bell and Elizabeth Taylor. She was a descendant of Charles Lee of Cobb Hall. She married her cousin John Lee, son of Hancock Lee and Mary Willis. She was his second wife.

Elizabeth Lee, wife of the deceased Maj. Lee, appointed her son, John Hancock Lee, Jr. to do her legal affairs, his son, Thomas Bell Lee & heir of the home property, he being under age, allowed his mother to rent the property until he became of age. Concerning his property, he or his representative deeded the property to Richard Cole Jr. on Dec. 12, 1812; whereas, Cole named his new tavern the "Black Horse Inn."

The children of John and Elizabeth married into some of the most influential families in Kentucky: Sara Lee became the fist wife of John J. Crittenden, who was a U.S. Senator, Attorney General under both President William H. Harrison and Millard Fillmore, and Governor of Kentucky. John Hancock Lee married his cousin Ann Lee, daughter of Henry Lee. Thomas Bell Lee never married. Mary Bell Lee married, 1805, Dr. Andrew F. Price; Elizabeth Bell Lee married, 1812, Dr. Lyddall Wilkerson; Luzenda Lee married, 1818, Senator Call; Matilda Lee married 1819, Samuel McDowell Wallace, son of Judge Caleb Wallace; Lewis Lee married Sara Temple.

Children of John Arthur Lee and Elizabeth Bell:

  • John Hancock Lee, b. 1782, married his cousin Ann Lee, daughter of Henry Lee.
  • Mary Belle Lee, b. 1784, married Dr. Andrew F. Price
  • Sarah Allerton Lee, b. 1786
  • Thomas Bell Lee, b. 1788 in Kentucky, d. 1860 in Mississippi; some sources say he married Millie Gennette Barefoot c. 1808.
  • Elizabeth Lee, b. 1792, married Dr. Lyddall Wilkerson
  • Lucinda Lee, b. 1792, married Senator Call, 1818
  • Matilda Lee, b. 1796, married Samuel McDowell Wallace in 1819.
  • Lewis Lee, b. 1800, married Sara Temple.

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Elizabeth Lee's Timeline

Orange, VA
Age 37
Age 39
Age 41
Virginia, United States
Age 47
Age 49
May 26, 1797
Age 52
South Carolina, United States
Age 79
Logan, Russell, Kentucky