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Sarah Lee (Allerton)

Birthplace: Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
Death: May 17, 1731 (59-60)
Ditchley, Northumberland, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Ditchley, Northumberland County, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Isaac Allerton, Jr. and Elizabeth Allerton
Wife of Captain Hancock Lee; Unknown Newton and Hon. Hancock Lee, of Ditchley
Mother of Ann Eustace; Richard Lee; Willoughby Lee; Elizabeth Lee; Mary Lee and 5 others
Sister of Matilda Bennett; Daughter A. Allerton; Willoughby Allerton; Rose Allerton; Frances Travers and 1 other
Half sister of Elizabeth Ayers and Isaac Allerton, III

Occupation: Plaanter
Managed by: Daniel Robert May
Last Updated:

About Sarah Lee

[Note (HRB): Some of the "facts" below contradict what we have for Hancock Lee I, Honorable, and will need to be reconciled.]

[Note (EH): birth date of Abt 1660 as per History of the Allerton Family. Page 34]

Born: Abt 1670, Westmoreland Co., VA 660 Marriage: Hancock Lee about 1700 660 Died: 17 May 1731, Wicomico, Northumberland, VA about age 61 660

  • Children with Sarah Allerton:
  1. Isaac Lee, born 1707 in Northumberland, Virginia; died 1727 in Stepney, Middlesex, England, will probate. No children. Buried Rappahannock, Virginia ?
  2. John Lee, born ca 1709 in Northumberland, , Virginia; died 11 Aug 1789 in Orange, Co, Va. Not married. No children.
  3. Hancock Taylor Lee, born 1709 in Ditchley, Northumberland, Co, Va; died Nov 1763 in Warrenton, Fauquier, Va, will; married Mary WILLIS.
  4. Elizabeth Lee, born 1709 in Ditchley, Northumberland, Co, Virginia; married (1) Swan Jones born ca. 1708 in of Westmoreland Co., Virginia.; died 1734 in Virginia; married (2) Zachary Taylor; born 17 Apr 1707 in Rapidan. Orange, Co, Virginia; died 01 Mar 1768 in Orange, Co, Virginia. Elizabeth Lee and Hancock Taylor Lee were twins. They were christened in 1709 after their father's death.


Sarah, b. ---; m. Hancock Lee, whose first wife was a Miss Kendall. He had children by both marriages, and settled in what is now Great Wycomico parish, Northumberland Co., building the mansion called "Ditchley," where, in 1729, he was buried beside his two wives. He and his brother John Lee, before mentioned, were sons of Col. Richard Lee, of Virginia, descended from the Shropshire Lees, but "lately of Stratford Langton, in the county of Essex," as he states in his will of 1663. [Allertons of New England and Virginia by Isaac J. Greenwood, NEHGR 44, 1890]

Sarah married Hancock Lee, son of Col. Richard Lee and Unknown, about 1700.660 (Hancock Lee was born about 1653 in Northumberland Co., VA 660 and died on 25 May 1729 in Northumberland Co., VA 660.)


  1. The Descendants of Elder William Brewster, Part 1, Generations 1 through 4, Barbara Lambert Merrick, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Plymouth MA, 2014, p. 338-342
  2. Allerton, Walter S., and Horace True Currier. A history of the Allerton family in the United States, 1585 to 1885: and a genealogy of the descendants of Isaac Allerton, "Mayflower pilgrim," Plymouth, Mass., 1620. (Chicago, IL: S.W. Allerton, 1900). Page 34
  3. Colonial Virginians and Their Maryland Relatives: A Genealogy of the Tucker Family and Also the Families of Allen, Blackistone, Chandler, Ford, Gerard, Harmor, Hume, Monroe, Skaggs, Smith, Stevesson, Stone, Sturman, Thompson, Ward, Yowell, and Others (Google eBook) Norma Tucker. Genealogical Publishing Com, 1994 - Reference - 274 pages. Page 197


@R-995023632@ Ancestry Family Trees Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Original data: Family Tree files submitted by Ancestry members.


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Sarah Lee's Timeline

Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
August 18, 1691
Ditchley, Northumberland, Virginia, United States
Virginia, United States
October 1702
Northumberland, Virginia
Hanover, Goochland, Virginia, United States
Ditchley, Northumberland, Virginia, United States
January 1, 1706
Northumberland, Virginia