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Thomas Lea

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Caswell Co., North Carolina
Death: Died in Caswell County, North Carolina, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Major Tillman Lea, I and Elizabeth Lea
Husband of Sarah Lea
Father of George Lea
Brother of James Lea; Eunice Lea; William Lea; Susannah Lea; Major Lea, Jr. and 5 others

Managed by: Rufus Earl Harris, III
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About Thomas Lea

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Thomas Lea owned a slave, Kizzy Waller, by whom he had a son, George Lea, known as Chicken George.

There remains some controversy as to whether this Thomas Lea did, in fact, own a slave known as Kizzy Waller. See, for example, the following article: https://www.historicpathways.com/download/rootsnfaction.pdf

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Thomas Lea's Timeline

1785
1785
Caswell Co., North Carolina
1806
1806
Age 21
Caswell County, North Carolina, United States
1845
1845
Age 60
Caswell County, North Carolina, United States