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James Lee

Rev. James Lee
b. 1759-1760 in VA or NC, to (unknown) Lee and Jane Jones
d. 3 Mar 1819 at Vigo Co., Indiana
bur. Prairie Creek Baptist Church Cemetery at Vigo Co., Indiana

James Lee gravestone

James Lee gravestone

LEE James

m. abt 1784, Teas Valley, VA
Mary (Polly) Elizabeth Jones
b. abt 1750 at Frederick Co., MD
d. after 1820

Children with Mary Jones

  • John Lee (1785-1849) m. Amassa Lucas
  • Henry Lee (1790-1854) m. Priscilla Long
  • Samuel Lee
  • James Lee Jr. (1802-1877) m. Mary Kerchival
  • Elizabeth Lee (1787-1870) m. Thomas Ferguson
  • Jane Lee (1814-after 1900) m. George Southard
  • Ruth Crawford Lee (1788-1839) m. Isaac Dehman

Rev. James Lee and his family came to Indiana in 1817. They settled in Prairie Creek Twp., Vigo Co. and as a circuit minister, Rev. Lee helped to found the Prairie Creek Baptist Church, which is still active today. His burial marker was placed by the DAR and cites his service in the Revolutionary War as a private in the 10th NC Continental Line.

Submitted by:
Sandra Rackard
Mobile, AL
E-mail: SRackard@bellsouth.net