Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

William Lee

Male 1718 - Aft 1788  (> 71 years)


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  • Name William Lee 
    Birth 1 May 1718  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Aft 1788  Rockingham County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I45277  Tree1
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2024 

    Father William Lee,   b. Bef 1690   d. 1 Oct 1727, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Jane Cole,   b. Bef 1694   d. Aft 1729, King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1709  King George's Parish, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F27350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      William Lee 9.335 A PG £19.8.10 £25.8.6 Apr 4 1729
      Payments to: Mr. Edward Edelen, Mr. Thomas Edelen, Sr., Charles Calvert, Esq., Peter Dent, William Penson.
      Heirs (children): John, Margret, Mary, William, James, Anne Lee.
      Administrator: Christopher Edelen.
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      1785-1787 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber HH [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 551. At the request of William Watson, Jr. the following Deed was recorded October 1, 1787
      Indenture made September 28, 1787; William Lee in consideration of 5 pounds 5 shillings paid by William Watson, Jr., has sold part of a tract called "Friends Good Will" containing 3 acres and beginning at a spanish oak standing in the 3rd line of the said tract. Signed William Lee in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Gantt, Rinaldo Johnson
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      1787-1789 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber HH 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 262. At the request of Joseph Messenger the following Bond was recorded June 7, 1788
      I William Lee of Rockingham County, Virginia am held and firmly bound unto Joseph Messenger of PGCo in the sum of 150 pounds current money of Virginia this May 21, 1788. The condition of the obligation is that if William Lee shall convey by deed the right, title, interest and estate of him to a tract called "Inclosure" lying in PGCo to Joseph Messenger, then this obligation to be void. Signed William Lee in the presence of Richard Roby, William Berry Warman, Martin Crafford and acknowledged before Frank Leeke
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      1787-1789 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber HH 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 263. At the request of Joseph Pope the following Power of Attorney was recorded June 7, 1788
      I William Lee of Rockingham, Virginia (and being too far advanced in years to undertake so long a journey) have appointed Joseph Pope of PGCo my attorney to acknowledge a deed of conveyance for a tract called "Inclosure" lying in PGCo to Joseph Messenger. In testimony whereof I have set my hand and affixed my seal this May 21, 1788, William Lee in the presence of Richard Roby, William Berry Warman, Martin Crafford and acknowledged before David Craufurd, Frank Leeke
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      1787-1789 Prince George's County, Maryland Land Records Liber HH 2 [Abstract by Mike Marshall]; Page 265. At the request of Joseph Messenger the following Deed was recorded June 7, 1788
      Indenture made May 21, 1788; William Lee of Rockingham County, Virginia, planter in consideration of 52 pounds 10 shillings current money of Maryland paid by Rev. Joseph Messenger of PGCo has sold an estate which she inherited from his mother Jane Lee lying in PGCo on Oxen Run being part of a tract called the "Inclosure" which part was purchased from Ninian Beall by John Cole, the said William Lee's grandfather, from, as he died intestate, the land decended to his two daughters Jane [Cole] and Ann [Cole] as coparceners, from the former of whom the moiety to decend to the said William Lee as her son and heir; also the claim which he may have accrued to him under the other daughter of John Cole, his aunt to the same part of land, the said daughter Ann [Cole] dying without heirs or without making any legal deposition in her lifetime. Signed William Lee in the presence of Richard Roby, William Berry Warman, Martin Crafford and Joseph Pope, attorney in fact for William Lee acknowledged before David Craufurd, Frank Leeke

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      Date Plat Description MSA Citation

      1723 Patent Record IL A, Page 221 Friends Good Will, 53 Acres; Certificate S1596-1772
      1723 Patent Record PL 5, Page 356 Friends Good Will, 53 Acres; Patent S1596-1773
      1713 Patent Record DD 5, Page 839 Friends Good Will ( The ), 150 Acres; Certificate S1596-1774
      1713 Patent Record DD 5, Page 840 Friends Good Will ( The ), 150 Acres; Patent S1596-1775
      1713 Patent Record RY 1, Page 15 Friends Good Will ( The ), 150 Acres; Patent S1596-1776
      1725 Patent Record IL B, Page 5 Friends Good Will, 100 Acres; Certificate S1596-1777
      1725 Patent Record PL 6, Page 443 Friends Good Will, 100 Acres; Patent S1596-1778

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